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Centramatic balancers

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by SCJimmy, Jan 8, 2004.

  1. SCJimmy

    SCJimmy 1/2 ton status

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    I anyone here running the Centramatic wheel balancers on their K5?
     
  2. SCJimmy

    SCJimmy 1/2 ton status

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    Well, if anybody is interested in these, I ordered a set tonight for my one ton Jimmy. I will post results later this week after they get here.
     
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    I'm interested, let us know how they work and what they cost. /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif
     
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    Cool, I've been seriously considering them for when I get my 1 ton axles under the Burb.
    Can't wait to here how they work on light trucks.
    I've run them on some of the heavy rigs I've driven and I guess they work ok, but I want to see how they are on a light truck.
     
  5. SCJimmy

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    I'm interested, let us know how they work and what they cost. /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif

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    $208.50 to my door. /forums/images/graemlins/ignore.gif /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/ignore.gif
    Yeah, alot to get a good ride at highway speeds, but I have exhausted everything else.
    I have a great ride up to 60mph, then a shimmy after that. Nothing major, but 1 hour+ to work each day gets old.

    I'm running Cooper Discovery A/T's 35x12.5x15 on Unique Chrome Tracker 15x10 - 8 on 6-1/2 steelies. D60/14bff, crossover/hydro/locker, etc.

    I spoke with Jerry, their sales engineer, who really seemed to know his stuff. The balancer corrects for up to 6 oz of imbalance on the truck unit, 12oz on the Hummer unit.

    Since my wheels have been dynamically balanced already, I hope to fix the vibe at speed with the Centramatics. The best part is, if I'm not convinced they solved the problem, Centramatic offers a 30 day money back guarantee.
    So, if nothing else, I'm only out $20 shipping costs.

    I should get them Friday, and will post the results this weekend.

    Byron
     
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    im running them on my truck, and im very happy with them. my pj's were worn to the point where above 73 mph i would have a hop. now i dont get any vibrations from the tires at all. it cured my problem.
     
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    im running them on my truck, and im very happy with them. my pj's were worn to the point where above 73 mph i would have a hop. now i dont get any vibrations from the tires at all. it cured my problem.

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