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Anyone know of any major companies that can balance a tyre with a wide 5 stud pattern (apparently most can't) - alternatively, anyone know of anywhere in/near Bristol that can do it?
 

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Most tyre places can, they just dont realise or dont care- they just need to use the ford transit adaptor.If they can do a transit they can do a wide 5.
 

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Apparently, I have heard that it is possible to use a brake drum with the wheel bolted to the drum, enabling the wheel and drum to be fitted to a modern day tyre balancing machine.
I have never tried it, so if you do, I didnt say it, ok?
If you do though, let us know how you get on?
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That would work but youd be balancing the drum aswell..........
 

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DeanoVW said:
I have never tried it, so if you do, I didnt say it, ok?
If you do though, let us know how you get on?
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:D :D :D LOL!!
 

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gizago said:
That would work but youd be balancing the drum aswell..........
IMHO Correct to a degree. There would be some effect but as the drum is close to the centre of rotation, surely the effect would be minimal?
 

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Surely balancing the drum as well, is an even better scenario than without as the drum will always be joined to wheel when driving!! and everything will be in balance. I didnt bother balancing mine on my buggy and it drives fine.... But i would be interested to know the outcome of this.

Cheers

Andy
 
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