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Just had a set of tires mounted at the track. One had about 10-12" strip of weight added, 2-3/4 oz. another had a 3 oz block added. At what point do you tell the guys, No? And have them pull the tire and try again.


Very interesting comment ^. If a tire is not seated correctly on a rim, it could take considerable weight to balance.

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Question for those who have mounted lots of tires...in a situation like this, what is typically the issue? Wheel? Tire? or always a combination of both? And how critical is a dynamic VS static balance(sorry if my terms are not correct) for our situation?




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Btw, these were SM7s mounted by the Hoosier rep. and they all look square on the wheels. Wheels should be good. No banging around on this set.



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