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equal or BBs?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by stockk5, Jun 28, 2006.

  1. stockk5

    stockk5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    i need to balance my tires and im wondering if anyone has gotten "equal" tire balancer before. is it worth it or should i go to walmart and pick up some small BB's?:confused:
     
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    I've seen large tires do realy well with the Equal product but you CANNOT have any moisture in your air or it will clump. If you want to try the BB's/Air soft pellets/Golf Balls here is a web site that has a chart that tells you how many ounces per size tire. I belive their product is pretty much the same as the Air Soft pellets.

    http://www.innovativebalancing.com/


    troy
     
  3. roadnotca

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    Innovative is ceramic beads, about the size of coarse sand. My truck isn't dead smooth ~60-65, but gets up & clicks getting into 70s. The truck has 185K miles, the frame rivets are loosening, still the orig. steering box, 34s, etc. Still better than lead balancing.
     
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    i used airsofts in my 36s and they didnt work for $hit... vibes from 40 to infinity pretty much (got scary to drive from 70 on up)

    i conventional balanced them and they now ride like a dream :rotfl:
     
  5. stockk5

    stockk5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    awesome guys thanks for the info:bow: , looks like innovative seems pretty good
     
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    My friend has been running BB's in his 35X15 boggers for 4000 + miles with no issues. They are as smooth as a balanced bogger can be. We have gone on two 400 mile round trip wheeling trips.
     
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    I run Equal in my 35" BFG's, Works great for me. It's been in there for over a year now.
     
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    I've ran bbs in my 35" boggers and 39.5" iroks with great results.
     
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    I tried Equal in 275-75-16s and could not get the vibrations to go away. 86'd it for standard weights and it works great. not going back.
     
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    I got equal for free in my hawgs..... supposedly it is in there and bias tires..... so rough ride until the tires warm up then seems ok.... :D
     
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    Same with me. except I have 38.5x16.5's. They stil flat spot bad but warm out of it in a few miles. I don't think TSL makes round tires either.
     

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