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Old 01-17-2013, 05:25 AM   #44
MotorradMike
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Originally Posted by anotherguy View Post
The dot is the light side of the tire. It is to be placed at the valve stem.

I have a Snap-On computerized balancer at my disposal. I have Dynabeads in the tires.

We had a customer buy a set of wheels that were way out of balance to the point they needed 3 1/2 ounces of lead weights. He couildn't bear that ugly stuff on his shiny new wheels. So we got him some Dynabeads and installed them. Worked very well on a very shitty set of wheels. I was sold. And I was quite skeptical prior to that experience but that's changed.
Just to be clear, you didn't try the wheel/tire assembly (with DynaBeads) on the computerized balancer. Correct?
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