93 interstate

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93 interstate

Post by mototravel13 » Tue Jul 20, 2010 7:20 pm

how important is it to balance tires when installing them. ive put many a motorcycle tire on but never balanced any...id like 2 change out my tires myself and save the dough 4 chrome.

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Re: 93 interstate

Post by dingdong » Wed Jul 21, 2010 8:01 am

It is important to balance the tires to prevent premature feathering and bounce. but you don't need to us the traditional lead weights. I use Dyna Beads inside the tires.


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Re: 93 interstate

Post by WingAdmin » Wed Jul 21, 2010 3:08 pm

I agree. Balancing is a necessity, but I am using Dyna Beads on my new tires, have put a couple thousand miles on them, and couldn't be more pleased. They're smooth and vibration-free, and supposedly they will wear a lot longer as well.

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