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Old 07-14-2013, 12:52 PM   #1
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Default What are you guys using to balance your tires?

Ok so I know not everyone does it, I've never done it but a friend of mine gave me a hudy tire balancer and I thought I'd give it a try.

What are some of the things you guys are using to balance them? I heard JB weld clay works well?
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Old 07-14-2013, 01:24 PM   #2
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I use the AKA stuff... Works great!

Lately I haven't balanced my tires, you can defently feel the difference when holding the car in one hand, while giving it some revs. It vibrates alot compared to balanced wheels...
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Look no further

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...Balancing-Clay
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go to walmart and buy some modeling clay.
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Old 07-14-2013, 02:43 PM   #5
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Duct seal from a home improvement store. Its a sticky grey clay used for sealing conduit.
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i have used modeling clay and lead tape...even super gluing the clay in place, it still comes off. dynamite makes lead tape that stays on and because its lead, you dont need to use much, the roll should last you a while.
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Duct seal from a home improvement store. Its a sticky grey clay used for sealing conduit.
Duct seal is the best for adhesion. And it happens to be cheap. Lead tape is the best for accurate balance, but I've been having some longevity issues with it recently so I dug out the duct seal
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I use this, works great, not a fan of the putty.
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...hassis-Ballast
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Old 07-15-2013, 01:38 AM   #9
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any clay which deals with rc auto will help you but i think its it will be better you do it with your hands and practice......
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Run ProLine tires/wheels/foams. No balancing required.
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I use this, works great, not a fan of the putty.
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Go to a Golf supply shop, They have Way larger rolls of Lead tape for Weighting the heads of clubs. Its where i get mine from.
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^ I found eBay was easier for that Nick
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Go to a Golf supply shop, They have Way larger rolls of Lead tape for Weighting the heads of clubs. Its where i get mine from.
Cheers for the tip buddy.
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Wadeo. Just use bluetak
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Toy section: clay putty 1.99
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