Thread: Wheel Balancing
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:00 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by sailah View Post
You can also build your own balancer using 1/2" drill rod and some bearings from mcmaster. I machined a couple spacers on the lathe for all my different wheels. Cost me maybe $20 and is very accurate
that's what I did at first.. 1/2in rod and aluminum machined spacers on my lathe. rolling over two sealed bearing resting on two jack stands. works excellent.

now I've got a No Mar balancer and Snap-on static balancer. a bit more refined, but works no better than the home made version.

key is watching video below... shows you a very precise way to balance

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