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And every other fucking place that says they can't balance my huge 35x15's

Asshole says the "hunter road force machine" damaged a 12.5 tire :confused:

Pretty much told this ass clown "I think that is bull shit"

Why don't these idiots just say they don't know how to balance HUGE 35's?

Fucccccck
 

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You can fit 37-38 on the normal old school balancers, and much larger on the road force. They just suck at there jobs from the sounds of it. Try balance beads?
 

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Yep.. Why buy the machine :confused:

I tried the smaller Dyna beads and they did not work out.
There also is a bigger bead available.

This guy mentioned Equal pouches.
 

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Equal is just a brand I believe.

How many ounces did you put in?
8 according to their chart. I've been told I should of used more.

I was getting a violent wheel shake at 40 mph.
I remember hitting the tire and hearing the beads fall. They were getting stuck do to moister in the tire. Probably sticking where they were not supposed to be.
 

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Seems most people have best luck using about an ounce more than the chart calls for.

Maybe they used too much lube. Or maybe the old school paste junk and thats why they are clumping?

Is your font end/track bar/bj's tight too?
 

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Throw some antifreeze in there too... It will stop the beads from sticking to each other from moisture especially during freezing weather.
 

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Seems most people have best luck using about an ounce more than the chart calls for.

Maybe they used too much lube. Or maybe the old school paste junk and thats why they are clumping?

Is your font end/track bar/bj's tight too?
Everything is tight. Ball joints are new.

But is agree, I don't think I had enough.
I am going to call this truck place. They handle bigger tires I guess. Do the equal as well.
Something to look into.
 

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just go to a shop that balances big truck tires.
This ^. The place I go to added equal the first time. This set they added weight. The only problem with the equal is the grains can clog your valve. You'll have air leaking out if the valve is stuck open. Just add air and it usually unclogs the valve. They charged $15 a tire for the equal and mounting the tires.
 

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I am MTS for them and personally balanced a set of 40" Nitto's just this past weekend on my Hunter balancer. Either you have a problem with your rim/tire. Or the guys up there are just idiots because the dang machine pretty much does all the work for you
 

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Firestone did my 35's.
 

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Firestone did my 35's.
Idiots yup

I could tell they were clueless. I even asked for an alignment check. He again says he can't do it because its not stock.
I said "no shit" I just wanted them to get me numbers, besides toe and steering are the only stock adjustment, he said it can't be done.
Young idiots. I'm sure it wasn't Firestone it was the dingbats that work there.
 

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Come to find out this place GCR deals in truck tires and service. Balancing/retreads/road side asst/etc.

Best part their only 2 streets away from me.

Wish me luck here.
 

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What is up with these ass holes?

They only use Equal saying their too big and vibes are nature of the beast.
I told him they shimmy at certain speed and I can careless about minor vibes,
Another shop to tell me they can't be balanced normally,

Not sure if I want to try this or not,
 

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This is why I try and have my tires/wheels mounted and balanced before being shipped.
 

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I may have missed it if you mentioned it, but isn't there a local 4x4 shop near you? Hell at this point why not take it to a 4WParts store or Discount Tire. There's bound to be one in CT that can do it.
 
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