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balancing big tires

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 69K5, Jul 4, 2003.

  1. 69K5

    69K5 1/2 ton status

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    for those of you with big tires found this and thought it might be an option in place of bb,s and the powder stuff. i think it said 480.00 for all 4 which is exspensive. they had it in hummer tires

    centramatic balancers

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    I bit and bought them and they made my balancing worse.. 1991 F350 4 x 4... I went back to regular wheel weights..
    works for some and not for others...
    money buys a lot of wheel weights
    just my opinion...
    cam
     
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    money buys a lot of wheel weights
    just my opinion...
    cam

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    i agree. 480 dollars is a lot. just never seen them before.
     
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    My buddy got his 42's shaved. They were so out of round, it's not even funny. They ride like radials now on the highway.
     
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    wouldnt it be nice if they came round from the factory?
    this is one of the things that should be a given in tire manufacture IMO
     
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    wouldnt it be nice if they came round from the factory?
    this is one of the things that should be a given in tire manufacture IMO

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    you would think /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    wouldnt it be nice if they came round from the factory?
    this is one of the things that should be a given in tire manufacture IMO

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    Michelin XLs already are. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif


    Eric
     
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    round tires? how about round wheels, went through 3 sets of welds and one set of eagle alloys the other day trying to put tires on a superduty i lifted...the eagles were the best set of 4, with only one rim out of round... and dont get me started on tires being square... lol
     
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    I am gonna try those one day
     
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    I am gonna try those one day

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    Me too! Been planning it since 2000! www.dollartire.com has slightly used ones.
     
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    rim weight's do work,but you may need alot of them. my 36's are balanced but their is 8lbs on the driver's front tire alone.(the other 2+ lbs got smacked off by the caliper as sonn as i left the place. i had 40's on my 86 f-250 ,not balanced at all and they were smooth as glass. maybe height has something to do with it? my 33in's bogger's are the worst until they warm up. /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gifto /forums/images/graemlins/truck.gif
     

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