Thread: Wheel Balancing
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Old 11-21-2012, 01:57 PM   #32
_cy_
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Originally Posted by HellSickle View Post
FYI, my wife is the one who pioneered the process for making your own lead strips. We pick up old lead weights from car tires any time we see they laying around. A good source is the parking lot at the tire store. On a hot day you can pry the old weights out of the asphalt.
just ask the tire store for used weights. most times they will sell for low costs and/or just give em to ya. got a couple 5 gallon buckets full of old weights for casting bullets.

for motorcycle been using stick-on weight, lead solder wrapped around spokes and OEM weights that anchors on spoke nipples.
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