Thread: Wheel Balance
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Old 12-02-2009, 09:43 PM
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Default Re: Wheel Balance

another thing you can do is match the tire to the rim. when you spin your wheel and find the heavy spot, try deflating and moving the tire 180 degrees. if the heavy spot's still in the same place, it's your rim. if not, you can mess with the tire till you get your rim to stop at random.

it still probably won't show any improvement in your ride, though. we all know that the faster you go, the more vibes these engines put out.

if you can feel a shimmy or get speed wobbles, you have other problems. i've rebuilt a lot of old girl's cruisers before, and going fast downhill would shake them to pieces...
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