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Goodyear military take offs. Does anyone here have theirs balanced, if so how?
Wheel weights, bb's , shot bags?
 

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Goodyear military take offs. Does anyone here have theirs balanced, if so how?
Wheel weights, bb's , shot bags?
Can't say on that particularly. But I've used regular BB now on my 3rd set of 37s
 

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I did airsoft in my intercos of that size.
It works really well so far. It does occasionally wobble at real low speeds though. Like hitting a bump under 20mph while turning.
It's not common, but does happen here and there. Above 35 it's smooth sailing all the time.

I think the militarys are stiffer though. So may not wobble like mine :dunno:
 

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My 37" BFG Baja military takeoffs balanced with wheel weights. Didn't take as much as I thought they would either.
 

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Which Goodyear Military tire has a 14.5" width?

Miss spoke they are 12.50. I used air soft on my 33" Nitto's, mounting the Military tires required an air canon, not sure the air soft bb's would say in while being beaded
 

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That would be interesting to see...you'd be wise to wear a face shield and body armor when you hit the air trigger on the cannon ,those BB's might become buckshot!..:eek:
 

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Dyna Beads can be poured in through the valve stem. That might work with the sand, but could just be frustrating. If you have a valve stem tool it could work.
 

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I used the ether/ lighter method to set mine and none came out that way.
 

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When I had my M1009, the miltary 37s were balanced with something called Equal. They still had a little wobble at 35. Fine at other speeds. I changed the tires out for another set once they wore out. Balanced the same way. That set had a wobble at 55, fine at all other speeds
 

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check the DOT# date code . . . there is some real old tires out there these days in these specific tires .

3 blocks of 4 spaces . 1st and 2nd are plant and factory stuff . last block is date code made . ex: 0312 = 3rd week of 2012 . ex: 5100 = 51st week of 2000 . . . just make sure you get a good deal .

i had a set one time and did zero balance and they ran fine at 70mph .
 

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I had three different sets on my pickup, one set of the old Goodyear MT's (10 years ago) and then two sets of the BFG Baja's, all 37" military takeoffs.

I couldn't get any of them to balance with weights or BB's, switched to new BFG all terrains and couldn't be happier. Night and day difference in how nice that truck is to drive, no way I'd look back. My .02
 

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I went through about 2 sets of Goodyear OZ radials and couldn't get a smooth ride. The swampers I have now go down the road better. You can't balance a tire that's not round, so I recommend setting up a dial indicator or similar and measuring how out-of-round each tire is. Once you have a set that's within 1/8" all around, then start balancing them.
 
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