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Apathy
05-08-2009, 10:44 AM
We as offorad people generally have the hardest time to get our rigs to drive down the road with some manners.
Most of the time, we balance our tires and she drives great, Until we throw a weight, then its all over the road again.

I was turned on to this web site about a year ago. I did a little bit of research and found that this really does work.

I did not however use the dyna beads. I used Airsoft pellets.

Now, one would wonder why you couldn't use BB's or other similar products.
The reason you don't want to use a regualr BB is because of the individual weith and metal, you will shot peen the inside of your wheel. But the airsoft pellets are non metalic. so they do not present the danger of peening or dissimilar metal corrosion.

I have done this and works great. I know of a few others who have done it as well with excellent results. However, you will find the neh sayer that will tell you its all BS. Well, it really depends on how good or bad your tires and wheels are. If your wheel is bent to hell its not going to work.

I used 2000 Standard airsoft pellets in EACH tire (iirc it worked out to be 9.? oz) (36 x 12.5 x 15"

Thought this could be usefull for people who drive their rig to the trail.
http://www.innovativebalancing.com/BigTirechart.htm

RCCruiser
05-08-2009, 10:53 AM
I used golf balls. That worked, but I'm going to try the airsoft pellets next. I'm a little conserned about them getting stuck in the bead when aired down, though.
I think this method of balancing is best for a wheeler, because when aired down, the tire will walk around the rim. The clip on, or stick on weights will no longer be in the correct location. As well as the obvious loss of a weight.
With this method, it re-balances the wheel each time you start moving.
I must admit, it's only about 90% accurate, though. Still better than no balancing at all, though. :D

Apathy
05-08-2009, 10:56 AM
I have DIY beedlocks (outers only of course)

and i have not had tires off, blown beeds. NO PROBLEMS whatsoever in the past 14 months i've had them on.

I've even had one of my beedlocks, COMPLETELY flat (and driving in the snow) and they didn't cause any problems on the non beadlock side

Warlord did this as well with his bogges and said it made a big difference.

Tunabomber
05-08-2009, 11:06 AM
i dont understand what you guys are talking bout

i can do 130 in my jeep on bias 36 swamps and still sip a timmys with out the lid

Apathy
05-08-2009, 11:14 AM
you don't have beedlocks either

England
05-08-2009, 11:34 AM
and has never dented a rim either LOL

England
05-08-2009, 11:34 AM
I was looking into this also to see if it would calm the boggers down looks good germ

Apathy
05-08-2009, 11:42 AM
I was looking into this also to see if it would calm the boggers down looks good germ

Your in the same size range as me,

go to Cambodian tire and get 4, 2000 count air soft pellets. pop the bead on your tires and dump 1, 2000 count bottle in EACH tire.

Air it up, good to go.

JACKNIFE
05-08-2009, 11:50 AM
sounds pretty neat i'll have to try that

England
05-08-2009, 11:52 AM
Thanks germ !

Always broke
05-08-2009, 04:37 PM
Why bother with the pellets an old tire guy fix is put about 3/4 of a cup of plumbers antifreeze in your tire works the same and won't destroy the tire from the inside

Apathy
05-08-2009, 05:23 PM
unless youre beadlocks are like mine and leak and eventually will be none existant

but your right, it would work,, so does water

UU
05-08-2009, 07:29 PM
i dont understand what you guys are talking bout

i can do 130 in my jeep on bias 36 swamps and still sip a timmys with out the lid


you also have about 5lbs of lead

RCCruiser
05-08-2009, 08:16 PM
Water will destroy the tire and rust the rim from the inside. I also hear the antifreeze will make the rubber 'rot'. I guess it's different than rubber rad hoses.:dontknow:

Always broke
05-08-2009, 08:21 PM
Water will destroy the tire and rust the rim from the inside. I also hear the antifreeze will make the rubber 'rot'. I guess it's different than rubber rad hoses.:dontknow:Regular antifreeze will rot your tire but Plumbers antifreeze is non corrosive and works great have benn doing for over 10 years:dontknow:

TWOZEROFOUR
05-08-2009, 10:51 PM
MAGIC bEANS [16]

dirka dave
05-08-2009, 11:48 PM
I wheel on trhe internet....


My pc is out of balance.go fuck yourself

UU
05-09-2009, 08:52 AM
Regular antifreeze will rot your tire but Plumbers antifreeze is non corrosive and works great have benn doing for over 10 years:dontknow:

on what ? your daily driver ?

Always broke
05-09-2009, 09:16 PM
When the cruiser was my daily driver i always ran plumbers antifreexe in it with the 37" and the 40's

dirka dave
05-09-2009, 10:20 PM
I got my hard drive balanced, works way better now.

Pudge
05-09-2009, 10:38 PM
i dont understand what you guys are talking bout

i can do 130 in my jeep and still sip a timmys with out the lid


So can I and I have bead locks and they are not balanced. I don't know what you guys are complaining about:dontknow: (they're only little 33's though):confused0006:








[cheers]

Mud Guppie
05-13-2009, 08:42 PM
plumber anti freeze, 5 yrs and counting with no problems

tchevy
05-13-2009, 09:50 PM
how noticeable is the difference by doing these tricks?

bakelite
05-14-2009, 06:18 AM
I used the sand packages from the tire store, works great, don't have to worry about losing weights or tire slipping around the rim. Going with the airsoft pellets next time. [cheers]

Apathy
05-14-2009, 06:37 AM
my tires with bead locks and balanced this way behave better than they did with regualr wheels