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      10-13-2009, 02:24 PM   #1
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does anyone have there wheels road forced??

i just recently road forced my vellano wheels on the new hunter machine and it took out the little vibrating that i had from 60 mph to 75 mph...has anyone else tried it out (road force)..???
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i just recently road forced my vellano wheels on the new hunter machine and it took out the little vibrating that i had from 60 mph to 75 mph...has anyone else tried it out (road force)..???
it seems like most of the good shops out there have all move to roadforce machines. i won't go any place that doesn't have one.
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it seems like most of the good shops out there have all move to roadforce machines. i won't go any place that doesn't have one.

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you can also go on tirerack and do a search
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What are you guys talking about??

What does "road forced" mean?
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What are you guys talking about??

What does "road forced" mean?
The wheel & tire combo is placed on a computer balancing machine. (Hunter)

As the wheel & tire spins (like any other 'old school' high-speed balancing machine), a roller then applies a force of 1400 lbs. to the tire in order to simulate the weight of your car. This is done to dial in the balance of the wheel under normal driving conditions.

That's why it's called ROAD FORCE balancing.

It's just a better, more advanced way to dial out a pesky wheel vibration issue. (that a conventional high-speed balancing machine can't)

Note: It's just as important to find a shop with an experienced operator, that can properly calibrate the machine and interpret the results correctly .
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The wheel & tire combo is placed on a computer balancing machine. (Hunter)

As the wheel & tire spins (like any other 'old school' high-speed balancing machine), a roller then applies a force of 1400 lbs. to the tire in order to simulate the weight of your car. This is done to dial in the balance of the wheel under normal driving conditions.

That's why it's called ROAD FORCE balancing.

It's just a better, more advanced way to dial out a pesky wheel vibration issue. (that a conventional high-speed balancing machine can't)

Note: It's just as important to find a shop with an experienced operator, that can properly calibrate the machine and interpret the results correctly .
Woaw, thanks.... I learn so many things on this forum!
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