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Road force balancing?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by boxxed, Nov 19, 2011.

  1. Nov 19, 2011 at 7:37 AM
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    Ok so I was having wobbeling issues with
    My hankook ATM tires. Discount tire wants to road force balance them. Is that good and how can I tell if they actually do that?
    anything else I might need to know.
    ThAnks
     
  2. Nov 19, 2011 at 7:39 AM
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    Road force balancing machines are the latest balancing technology and are made by a company called hunter.

    So if your discount tire has one of their machines, then they will road force balance your tires

    http://www.gsp9700.com/
     
  3. Nov 19, 2011 at 7:42 AM
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    Do u think that will eliminate the wobbling issue I get at around 60. 70 miles per hour?
     
  4. Nov 19, 2011 at 7:45 AM
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  5. Nov 19, 2011 at 7:48 AM
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    It's a cheap place to start
     
  6. Nov 19, 2011 at 8:19 AM
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    Yeah I bet dynamic balancing will fix or make better the vibes you feel.
     
  7. Nov 19, 2011 at 11:28 AM
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    I dont think it really made a difference. It seems like it only happens when I drive on cement.
     
  8. Nov 19, 2011 at 11:50 AM
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    Are the tires old?
     
  9. Nov 19, 2011 at 12:10 PM
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    no week old.. i can take them back but I am not sure what to get and then they want to charge me full price if I do change because they know they got me..
     
  10. Nov 19, 2011 at 12:16 PM
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    Road force balance is the best. I love it. It's also a good place to start with your wobbling issue. I usually get mine doe to 80 mph.
     
  11. Nov 19, 2011 at 2:36 PM
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    It's possible the tires have lateral and/or radial runout. The road force machine can detect that. If so they would be covered under warranty
     
  12. Nov 19, 2011 at 9:07 PM
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    Yes they are, there are a week old.. The odd thing is that is only happens when I am on concret..It is a completly different ride..
     
  13. Nov 19, 2011 at 9:10 PM
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    New wheels as well or just new tire?
     
  14. Nov 19, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    Just new tires.
     
  15. Nov 19, 2011 at 9:15 PM
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    So stock wheels and new tires. Are there wheel weights on the outside lip of the qheel?
     
  16. Nov 19, 2011 at 9:16 PM
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    I'm confused . Have you had them road force balanced ?
     
  17. Nov 19, 2011 at 9:27 PM
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    Yea except one.. it was removed after the forced road balance.

    It still rides the same.. Of corse they want to point to the suspension..
     
  18. Nov 19, 2011 at 9:31 PM
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    Had the tire place tried unseating the bead and rotating the tire 180 on the wheel?
     
  19. Nov 19, 2011 at 10:06 PM
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    That I dont know..I will have to go aback friday and deal with it some more..They want to sell me Michelin LTX M/S 2 265/70/16 But I live in Colorado and not sure if that tire would work well..I am not into offroading, just would really want to do well in the snow.
     
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