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Old 04-08-2016, 08:02 AM   #21
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To quote a old tire commercial" If it's round,rubber and rollin'",I balance it. Just had the guys at my local Discount tire do our new 5er.They said they don't do too many,but gave me a price of $7.50 a tire to balance and also sold me a road hazard for all four tires.Thought that was crazy to guaranty the China bombs,but for $70 bucks,I took them up on it. I did spend a good chunk of $$ putting tires on the dually the week before.
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Old 04-08-2016, 08:06 AM   #22
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When I questioned about the torque, the "tech" tried to BS me and said the impact gun is pre set to right torque.. Can you imagine that? Now I want to re check the air pressure..

He may have been using a " torque stick"

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Old 04-08-2016, 08:12 AM   #23
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Does that work like a water 'witch?'
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Does that work like a water 'witch?'

A tad more reliable... Not by much.


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Old 04-08-2016, 08:21 AM   #25
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Still have 2 old beam style..last time I had a tire changed at Discount tire I watched the 'tech' go from a rice burner to a 4x4 using the same torque wrench, same sett'n, steel wheel to an alum. one...
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I replaced my factory bias ply load C rated tires with radial load D and had them balanced. Took the squirminess out of the trailer, though that may be mostly due to the change to radials.

Then I installed the shock kit. Sooo smooth to pull now.
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Mine are road force balanced as well.
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