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Old 08-17-2010, 04:24 AM
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I would like to try balancing my wheels since I have seen what a difference this can make when driving offroad.
I found however many kits for balancing tires .. for 1/8th cars ..
Does someone know a kit that can be easely used for 1/10th off-raod and onroad-wheels?
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Old 08-17-2010, 05:03 AM
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Lots of people use an airplane prop balancing kit. The DuBro one is popular:
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXD712&P=ML
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Are you sticking weights on or do you have another method?
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Old 08-17-2010, 08:30 AM
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Are you sticking weights on or do you have another method?
Some guys use modeling clay, others use plumber's putty. The plumber's putty works well since it doesn't dry out, and you can add as little or as much as you need. You can get it in the plumbing section at Home Depot, Lowes, etc.
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When we raced oval in the old days we used golf club lead tape.it was easy to mount and easier to cut the size needed.It also stayed in place.
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