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Old 04-14-2010, 10:49 PM   #1
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I found the Losi model for $60 and the Dynamite for not much less. Are these my only two viable options?
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I found the Losi model for $60 and the Dynamite for not much less. Are these my only two viable options?
$60 is a little high for a tire balancer. I'd get the DuBro tire bal for $29, its an excellent product.
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The Dynamite is only 35 at amain
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I use the Hudy one. Its a little more expensive but its worth its weight in gold.
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I run the Losi one. I don't know if this is true, but I heard the Dynamite balancer falls over when you have a truggy tire on it.
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I tried a friends Dynamite, and didn't like it very much (bearings were really stiff, and it did fall over a couple of time with a truggy tire). I bought the Hudy balancer, and I love it....of course, the Losi one came out a month later.
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I have the Dyn. balancer and love it yes the stock bearings SUCK lol..just replace them with a pair of .99 avids and everything will be perfect. I have never had a issue balancing my truggy tires eighter?...
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What is the impact of not balancing your tires,will it affect your car that much in terms of handling,I buy premounts do they come balanced.
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I have the Dynamite balancer and found the bearings stiff.I solved it by removing the dust shields both sides and gave them a spray with WD40 and they now spin endless.
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What is the impact of not balancing your tires,will it affect your car that much in terms of handling,I buy premounts do they come balanced.
premounts are not balanced. aka premounts seem near to balanced than any other iv seen although still need a little balancing(sometimes). Believe it or not it actually makes a difference. May not be a huge difference yet there is a bit of steadiness as well as piece of mind in the $50 purchase to mantain a 500$ purchased car
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premounts are not balanced. aka premounts seem near to balanced than any other iv seen although still need a little balancing(sometimes). Believe it or not it actually makes a difference. May not be a huge difference yet there is a bit of steadiness as well as piece of mind in the $50 purchase to mantain a 500$ purchased car
more like $1500 you must include the engine and electronics.



And yes it does make a difference, I even balance my buggy tires
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This is the one that i use work perfect and spins forever
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8&stuff/xj,
I do run a losi 2.0 buggy and aka's as far as 1,500 it's way past that now most likely.I don't even like looking at totals on the paperwork.So it matters more i guess on the truggy's i guess.
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the most accurate is the Dubro.....the Easiest to use is the Losi/Hudy/Dyna (with some extra attention to the bearings).....I personally use the Dubro.
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the most accurate is the Dubro.....the Easiest to use is the Losi/Hudy/Dyna (with some extra attention to the bearings).....I personally use the Dubro.
+1 on the Dubro.. While the others might be easier, the Dubro isn't difficult.. I balanced 18 tires in an hour..

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