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Old 11-26-2015, 11:43 AM   #1
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Should I go ahead and balance?

I have a new Roo 223IKSS that weights in at a max weight of 6500# with the new from the factory tires. Should I go ahead and spend the $60 to balance the tires? Is it still worth it for this size trailer and the factory tires? When replace these with better tires I surely bill balance. I want to avoid any blowouts that would damage the trailer but, I am not sure that balancing will help this.

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Old 11-26-2015, 11:53 AM   #2
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I'm surprised they didn't come balanced. But yes, anything larger than a bicycle tire should be balanced.
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Old 11-26-2015, 01:53 PM   #4
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I agree
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Old 11-26-2015, 08:17 PM   #5
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If you remove them from the trailer, Sam's Wholesale will balance for $16. They seem to have the latest equipment and loose wheels get balanced quickly. This gives you a chance to check other suspension components.
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Old 11-26-2015, 09:43 PM   #6
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YES!! 2 things can happen when you balance. 1, it will save your factory tires and a blowout, trailer damage etc. & 2 if you have the steel spoke style that my 1st trailer had it will identify which wheel is out of alignment. All 5 of my wheels were un-true. I put the 4 best on the ground and 5th went on the bumper. Didn't find the issue until a year later when I bought new tires.
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Old 11-27-2015, 12:30 PM   #8
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I'm surprised they didn't come balanced. But yes, anything larger than a bicycle tire should be balanced.
I have never seen them come from the factory or dealer balanced but, to answer your question, get them balanced!!!
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Old 11-27-2015, 12:38 PM   #9
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What about these tires that are filled with the gas and not air.
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Old 11-27-2015, 12:40 PM   #10
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get them balanced and get a TPMS for the Roo

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