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Old 02-12-2009, 05:15 PM   #11
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Vibration cured thanks to the GSP9700 !

Thanks to DDALDER'* suggestion to find the "Road Force Balancer" my vibration is completely gone and my Bonneville rides like a magic carpet. The balancer uncovered a defective brand new tire - which was replaced - and was able to prove to Firestone that their balancing machine was out of whack. I have to give credit to Firestone for replacing the tire based on the results of the GSP9700 diagnosis with no questions asked. They just need to get their balancer fixed or replaced. By the way the Road Force Balance for all four wheels was only $ 32.95 + tax and materials. A success story thanks to this Bonneville Club Forum !
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That'* great news. Vibrations drive me absoloutely crazy. I just wish it was that inexpensive here. I've talked to a few places that have the GSP9700 and it runs $35.00/wheel + tax. A VERY expensive balance.

Enjoy the ride!
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Great results.

Glad it'* all behind you now.
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It'* comments like that that keep us doing what we do. Thanks
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TODDSTER, Forgot to mention that my rear shocks were leaking & I replaced them. But I am convinced the vibration was from improperly balanced wheels - and a defective brand new tire.
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Good call on replacing the rear struts. Which ones did they install for you? Monroe..Gabriel...AC delco...KYB? Just curious
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Dealer installed an aftermarket "kit" they called it. part # MA822 - shocks A3025283. Does not say brand. Not struts - they are not inside the springs on a 2002. I have noticed a firmer ride .
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