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One more thing...... (more) (archive)

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Posted by RAKski on January 09, 2000 at 22:09:53:

In Reply to: Just got my ACS new wheels last week but....more posted by frank on January 06, 2000 at 02:44:36:

If you don't mind the weights showing on the frontside of the wheel; you can get away with less lead applied.
If the weights are applied to the edges of the wheel, either inside or outside; less lead is needed to make a good balance of the tire/wheel assembly.
Most shops take it for granted that you don't want the weights showing on the frontside, so they have to put more at the center backside with the rest at the backside outer edge.
This all has to do with rotational dynamics.


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