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Old 05-01-2009, 10:35 AM
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Can 38's be balanced???

All the shops around me here in Pittsburgh say that they can't balance a 38 inch tire..what gives..i see so many guys running them i would think they are getting them balanced right?
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Old 05-01-2009, 10:41 AM
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Take them to a semi shop. It's not that they can't be balanced, it's just that they won't fit on a normal tire balancing machine.
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Old 05-01-2009, 11:19 AM
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discount can balance my 38.5 but they had to block the cover open and bypass the safety switch
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Old 05-01-2009, 11:31 AM
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take it to a diff shop....
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Old 05-01-2009, 04:05 PM
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here they are mounted and Balanced!..havent taken it out yet







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Old 05-01-2009, 04:11 PM
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Those look great on your truck. Wonder if they come in a 16.5?
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Old 05-01-2009, 04:13 PM
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Nice ! mine had new procomps on it when I bought it ,, I an happy with them so far! my last BFG's were not very true and before that my Mickey's sucked
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Old 05-01-2009, 04:19 PM
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ya i went to the local offroad shop they balanced my 38 on 20s and my buddys 44s so they can be done if you have a four wheels parts or a shop along those lines best of luck man
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i've balanced 38"s boggers, they fit on our regular balancer.
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Old 05-01-2009, 04:50 PM
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im near pittsburgh...
i took my 38's to auto illusions in MOON twp.
north of the city..

they had to take the hood off the machine but got it done
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