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Unread 10-08-2013, 08:35 AM   #286
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I need to program my alarm clock to the sound of a fedex trucks squealing brakes, that seems to be the only thing that wakes me up in the morning.


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Unread 10-09-2013, 09:15 PM   #287
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Took over a pound of weight to balance 3 of the 4 tires. I ran the rims on the balancer without the tires and the rims are only an ounce off if that. I tried airing the tires down and rotating them 1/4 turn at a time then rebalancing them which didn't help. I even tried removing one tire and flipping it over. Despite the large amount of weight, which should be expected for 70lb retread tires, I balanced them all to 0 and they ride beautiful. I don't care for all the wheel weights, I think I may try airsoft bb balancing.
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Unread 10-09-2013, 09:37 PM   #288
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Took over a pound of weight to balance 3 of the 4 tires. I ran the rims on the balancer without the tires and the rims are only an ounce off if that. I tried airing the tires down and rotating them 1/4 turn at a time then rebalancing them which didn't help. I even tried removing one tire and flipping it over. Despite the large amount of weight, which should be expected for 70lb retread tires, I balanced them all to 0 and they ride beautiful. I don't care for all the wheel weights, I think I may try airsoft bb balancing.
Rotate the tires a full turn it took me at most 8oz
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Unread 10-09-2013, 10:02 PM   #289
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Rotate the tires a full turn it took me at most 8oz
Except for one that only took 3oz, no matter what I did the other three required over a pound. Either way, I'm removing all the metal weights and throwing 8oz of airsoft bb's in this weekend.
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Unread 10-09-2013, 10:12 PM   #290
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Except for one that only took 3oz, no matter what I did the other three required over a pound. Either way, I'm removing all the metal weights and throwing 8oz of airsoft bb's in this weekend.
Only 1 of 5 took 8 the rest took close to 3
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Unread 10-09-2013, 10:21 PM   #291
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Only 1 of 5 took 8 the rest took close to 3
What type of balancer, which balancing method did you use, and what are your rims made of?
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What type of balancer, which balancing method did you use, and what are your rims made of?
Aluminum wheels. Auto balancer at the local tire shop and the stick on weights so static? Or is that dynamic?
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Unread 10-09-2013, 10:28 PM   #293
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Aluminum wheels. Auto balancer at the local tire shop and the stick on weights so static? Or is that dynamic?
I believe that is indeed static, perhaps the greater imbalance in my rims than yours also plays an effect on the total balance. Either way I'm itching to hit a trail.
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Unread 10-09-2013, 10:32 PM   #294
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I believe that is indeed static, perhaps the greater imbalance in my rims than yours also plays an effect on the total balance. Either way I'm itching to hit a trail.
Oh yeah I know me too. I'm saving my money for the crawler though so it will be a little while.
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Oh yeah I know me too. I'm saving my money for the crawler though so it will be a little while.
Not wheelin the jk on 35s with no flares?
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Unread 10-09-2013, 10:36 PM   #296
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Not wheelin the jk on 35s with no flares?
I am and I do just saving money on gas and that is going toward the crawler. I'm goin to go wheelin if my dad goes then he can buy gas
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If you can find me a buyer for my 2 14 bolts and the d44 front then we will go out for sure
It's just 100$ + in gas alone for me.
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Unread 10-09-2013, 10:45 PM   #298
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I'll try to forget the wink smiley there but you should list them on craigslist and kcjeepclub.
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I'll try to forget the wink smiley there but you should list them on craigslist and kcjeepclub.
Haha didn't even notice I did that I blame S8NNG8

I've posted in some Facebook groups. I need to post on CL. For an insane amount because people are dumb
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Unread 10-09-2013, 10:58 PM   #300
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Haha didn't even notice I did that I blame S8NNG8

I've posted in some Facebook groups. I need to post on CL. For an insane amount because people are dumb
Or for a reasonable amount and someone will buy it soon.

Don't you have a cj eager to wheel?
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