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      08-04-2012, 03:13 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by M3V8Driver View Post
Car is almost 4 years now. I jacked the car up and spun the wheel... no sign of being out of round like the service sept claimed. It probably lost a wheel weight. Will take it back to the place that mounted the tires and did the road force balance to check.
Wheels typically bend on the inside where it is the most weak. You are going to have a tough time spotting a bend by spinning it on your car. You would need to see it spin at a high speed on a balancer. You may have luck improving the vibration by getting it re-balanced. Have the tire shop show you the wheel spinning on a balancer to see for yourself. Wheels bend all of the time; it's just a "cost of doing business".
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