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Old 04-08-2012, 06:30 PM   #1
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Anybody know of a good shop in CT, one that will spend the time and balance my tires.
Both shops I've been to, one gave up. Other said "those 35's are BIG and knobby", "there is no way your gonna get the perfect". Others won't attempt because they're "to big" lol..... I call bullshit. They just won't take the time to do it right.

1 tire shows excessive runout on the road force machine (spare) and 2 others are close (rears)
Vibes entire jeep on the highway

Considering Dyna Beads if I can't find a shop to balance my tires. Thinking this may be my best bet ??


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Anybody know of a good shop in CT, one that will spend the time and balance my tires.
Both shops I've been to, one gave up. Other said "those 35's are BIG and knobby", "there is no way your gonna get the perfect". Others won't attempt because they're "to big" lol..... I call bullshit. They just won't take the time to do it right.

1 tire shows excessive runout on the road force machine (spare) and 2 others are close (rears)
Vibes entire jeep on the highway

Considering Dyna Beads if I can't find a shop to balance my tires. Thinking this may be my best bet ??


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Well that sucks. You can give Larry at Maple Tire in Vernon a call, I hear he is really, really good. Not sure he can do what you need, but he'll be honest with you and not waste your time if he can't & point you to someone that can.

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Well that sucks. You can give Larry at Maple Tire in Vernon a call, I hear he is really, really good. Not sure he can do what you need, but he'll be honest with you and not waste your time if he can't & point you to someone that can.

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Sue thanks

Wish I had a tire balancer lol

I found Valley truck in Ellington. Totally forgot about them. They specialize in 4x4 work so 35's are small in their eyes lol.

What is the name of the place ?
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Anybody know of a good shop in CT, one that will spend the time and balance my tires.
Both shops I've been to, one gave up. Other said "those 35's are BIG and knobby", "there is no way your gonna get the perfect". Others won't attempt because they're "to big" lol..... I call bullshit. They just won't take the time to do it right.

1 tire shows excessive runout on the road force machine (spare) and 2 others are close (rears)
Vibes entire jeep on the highway

Considering Dyna Beads if I can't find a shop to balance my tires. Thinking this may be my best bet ??

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Hey Ken,

- I know I sound like a broken record but is EVB in Danbury, 203.748.5700, an option for you...I would think they could do it
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As one other said maple in Vernon very good. Heavys in east Windsor also very good. Do equal in your tires, mine are badly worm and have been misstreated. They still run great down the hiway.
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As one other said maple in Vernon very good. Heavys in east Windsor also very good. Do equal in your tires, mine are badly worm and have been misstreated. They still run great down the hiway.
Equal?

I called maples yesterday

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Oh good - did they say they'd be able to help you? (Maple that is)
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Oh good - did they say they'd be able to help you? (Maple that is)
Hopefully. I have to make time to get in
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You could try petes tire barn in south windsor. their website lists commercial applications so they might have a ballence machine big enough.

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Bull s**t

I have two tires that needed to be broken down and rotated on the rim. Still show excessive road force. Was able to balance to 0 but still wobbly. Tech says there is nothing I can do about it.
1 was done yesterday and I go back today for the other.
Will see how it drives after.

I asked about balancing beads but he was clueless.

Depending on how the jeep drives I might consider them still.
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Well that's a bummer.
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why not use the balancing beads.

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i have a set waiting for my next set of tires.
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why not use the balancing beads.

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I was ready to order them..

I had one more tire to road force. Since I show up at the end of the day, he went through all 5 again and rebalanced. I don't think he trusted the other tech.

Finally got them balanced. Not perfect but drivable on the highway finally

3 tires had to be broken down and rotated on the rim. 1 would not balance so we put that as the spare. 2 front are fine and 2 rear are "ok", balanced but not perfect.

I might still do the beads in the future so I won't have to worry about it again. What a pain is the ass...... Lol
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Kjeeper, I'm running the dyna beads in my Harley V-Rod and they work amazingly well. I hate the look of wheel weights on nice rims. Will do the same when I switch to 33's on my Sahara wheels. Check the Innovative Balancing website, I'm fairly sure you can run them with your existing wheel weights to dail in your 35's. Hope this helps and your ride looks awesome how you have it set-up now!

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I was ready to order them..

I had one more tire to road force. Since I show up at the end of the day, he went through all 5 again and rebalanced. I don't think he trusted the other tech.

Finally got them balanced. Not perfect but drivable on the highway finally

3 tires had to be broken down and rotated on the rim. 1 would not balance so we put that as the spare. 2 front are fine and 2 rear are "ok", balanced but not perfect.

I might still do the beads in the future so I won't have to worry about it again. What a pain is the ass...... Lol
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Kjeeper, I'm running the dyna beads in my Harley V-Rod and they work amazingly well. I hate the look of wheel weights on nice rims. Will do the same when I switch to 33's on my Sahara wheels. Check the Innovative Balancing website, I'm fairly sure you can run them with your existing wheel weights to dail in your 35's. Hope this helps and your ride looks awesome how you have it set-up now!
Missed this

Thanks a lot.

They ride better but not perfect. I have looked into the Dyna beads,
the ones that you can load in through the valve stem.

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Check that site for the TPMS info if your stilll running them. If so you might have to break the bead to throw them in...

Let us know how they work out on the taller tires.


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Missed this

Thanks a lot.

They ride better but not perfect. I have looked into the Dyna beads,
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Check that site for the TPMS info if your stilll running them. If so you might have to break the bead to throw them in...

Let us know how they work out on the taller tires.
No TPMS 07
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Even better! It's overkill anyway, buy a dang pressure gage...

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Even better! It's overkill anyway, buy a dang pressure gage...
Lol

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