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Another take on tire balancing

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tacologist, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. Oct 23, 2011 at 12:06 PM

    Tacologist [OP] Well-Known Member

    Nov 21, 2010
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    05 Double Cab Shortbed
    Rear leaf suspension. Home done tailgate re-inforcement.
    I was talking to my friend who worked for a major tire manufacture and now works for another one that makes the monster tires for the largest earth moving equipment in the world.

    We discussed balancing from motorcycle tires through trucks and cars and on to the monsters.

    A lot of what I thought I knew got turned over a bit and I learned a bunch about things I had not yet heard of.

    In a nutshell I am providing a link that gives the basics of what was discussed. This could be one of the reasons that even after numerous balancings, even with using "lug centric" methods, we still have shake and bake problems at times.

    Here you go. http://www.motor.com/article.asp?article_ID=1304

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