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Old 01-27-2008, 10:13 PM   #1
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I've noticed a lot of people with nice looking alloy wheels. I've also noticed that they usually have ugly globs of lead stuck to their edges. I've never really understood how ppl that take so much pride in how their car looks, neglect that little nugget of not goodness. Static balance people! You aren't going to feel the difference. Just m2c.
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even if you don't feel it it can cause excessive tire wear
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Road force balance FTW.
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driving a bonneville causes excessive tire wear all by itself!
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heh. true, true
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The weight can be mounted on the inside of the rim if you request it.
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The weight can be mounted on the inside of the rim if you request it.
Exactly what I have requested every time

though sometimes they don't make note of it
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On our Firehawk the weights are adhered to the barrel of the rim with adhesive.
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To the inside is the only place they put my weights
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my rims dont even have a lip to put hammer-on weights on... they HAVE to use stickies.
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