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Old 03-09-2009, 09:47 PM   #1
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Default Balancing Proline Switch on Epic Bead-locs.

I just installed some switchs on some epic bead-locs and they seem way out of balance. My question is do I need to worry about it much for just bashing and running around the BMX track or should I look into balancing them? If it is vital that I balance them what are the steps to doing that? Thanks, Travis
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Well if you mount each wheel on a front axle so it can freely spin, eventually it should settle with the heaviest point on the bottom. Then you should be able to place stick-on lead weights to the top of the wheel to balance it.

You probably won't need a whole weight either, even if they're way out of whack a half of a weight should be able to make a huge difference.
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you can also use lead tape that you can get at golf stores.
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