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post #13 of 19 (permalink) Old 07-26-2014, 11:47 AM
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Just had balance beads installed today and will be taking them out tomorrow...
They absolutely did NOTHING.



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aren't most of the 18-wheelers using ceremic beads to balance their tires?
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I used Airsoft beads in my 35"s on my old Tundra and they worked great. I hear if you don't use enough then they won't work.

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post #16 of 19 (permalink) Old 07-27-2014, 10:19 AM
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aren't most of the 18-wheelers using ceremic beads to balance their tires?
Yeah the guys that are too cheap to do it right. We get all ours balanced the right way.
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Yeah the guys that are too cheap to do it right. We get all ours balanced the right way.
I've been running ceramic beads in my 1 ton ford for the last 60,000 miles hot shotting and they have worked great for me?

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I got question on the BBs how many ounce did you use per tire.
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i am surprised no one mentioned this but water seems to work well not to mention free. but only in the warmer states for obvious reasons. i used it in my old landfill truck (lots of nails requiring lots of repairs) and also my 97 grand cherokee (33" tires - mainly off road toy). no complaints but ideally static weights work better for all conditions.
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