Tire Balance


Information and questions on GL1100 Goldwings (1980-1983)
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volvot5
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Motorcycle: 1983 GL1100I

Tire Balance

Postby volvot5 » Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:01 pm



I have known since i got my GL1100I that the wheels were out of balance. Instead of taking them off and getting them so called balanced again I found the CounterAct Balancing beads. I bought the kit for 28.00 and put them in my tires as specified. Vibration gone... nice and smooth now. Well worth the money.



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WingAdmin
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Location: Strongsville, OH
Motorcycle: 2000 GL1500 SE
1982 GL1100A Aspencade (sold)
1989 PC800 (wife's!)
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2007 Aspen Sentry Trailer

Re: Tire Balance

Postby WingAdmin » Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:33 pm

They're almost identical to Dyna Beads, and work exactly the same way. I've been using them for years now, they work great!

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scotterichmond
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Re: Tire Balance

Postby scotterichmond » Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:12 pm

yep me too , just remember to remove the old wheel weights, if there is any.

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brianinpa
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Location: Lebanon, PA
Motorcycle: 1981 GL1100 Standard - Vetter State
1984 GL1200 Standard

Re: Tire Balance

Postby brianinpa » Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:41 pm

The best balance is a dynamic balance and that is what the beads do. Oh what a difference!


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