Balancing beads


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Balancing beads

Postby virgilmobile » Mon Jul 02, 2012 3:47 pm



Another option.....I found this guy in Arizona.... http://www.cfmt.biz
I ordered 5@ 2oz packages of beads.They arrived quick and cost $1.70 per oz after a phone call.
Now is the time for me to try balancing beads in my wings.
The 1200 will be easy,the 1500 with the right angle stem.....well,I'll have to break the bead to put them in....
At least check his site.He seems to sell a lot of these to the motorcycle community and has hands on experience.



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Re: Balancing beads

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Jul 02, 2012 5:33 pm

I had no problem flowing the beads into the 1500 tires through the right-angled stem - have a look at: viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1662&start=50#p54493

However...I tried looking at that site. It redirected me to http://www.checkeredflagtires.com - which didn't come up at all, no web server responded.

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Re: Balancing beads

Postby Phunnybone » Mon Jul 02, 2012 5:58 pm

If you click on your own link it comes up. I think the link that comes up from the shortened link had a couple of extra characters that made it hang.

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Re: Balancing beads

Postby virgilmobile » Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:10 pm

I know this link wont last long,but I originally found him on E-Bay.I called him direct and ordered @5 2oz bags.He E-mailed me a invoice that I paid by Pay Pal.He gave me a 10% discount and free shipping.
I paid $17 for it all.
I did reference E-Bay when he called me back(I had to leave him a message).He did ship USPS and they arrived today(i ordered last Wednesday)
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tire-Balancing- ... 7a&vxp=mtr

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Re: Balancing beads

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:38 pm

Phunnybone wrote:If you click on your own link it comes up. I think the link that comes up from the shortened link had a couple of extra characters that made it hang.


It's coming up for me now, too. Their site must have been down for a while.




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