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Dually tire shake, balance question?

I am a trader and went to the dark side, but i this is my favorite forum regardless of what truck i own. I hoping for some help please. I have a 14 ram dually, just put 22.5 wheels on, shaved to a 22" with fuel mt 35x12.50r22 tires. The look is not for everyone, but i love it.

The issues is a terrible perodic vibration from the rear tires. These wheels cannot be balanced like regular wheels, as they are for a semi truck! The truck at 60mph+ will ride smooth as glass for about 4 seconds, then it shakes pretty bad for 4 seconds, then back to smooth. Its driving me crazy. It shakes bad enough at 65 that the seatbelts lock! I have tried air pressure adjustments, lug nut torque, and on advice from many added 20oz of antifreeze in each tire to help balance them. No change. I can watch them shake in my mirrors. The fronts are perfect, no shake at all.

What makes tires sync up, ride nice for a few seconds, then turn to crap for a few seconds?

I was guessing, out of round tire, balance or bent wheel? But wouldnt these cause tire shake at the time?

Thanks for any help. I miss my ford but love the new ram

2006 F350 lariat 4x4, S&b intake, 4" exhaust, 03 turbo, sinister egr cooler, BPD remote oil cooler, BPD FICM, stc and dummys, diablowsport program, 5" lift, 35's, led fog bar, flatbed welding rig. SOLD. Went the darkside, 2014 ram 3500 daully.
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