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Re: [Shop-talk] sources for wheel weight kits?

Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] sources for wheel weight kits?
From: Charlie Schlismann <>
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2007 17:01:59 -0800 (PST)
>  From: Mark Andy <>
>  > Howdy,
> > >
> > > I'm getting a wheel balancer and need to pickup
> an assortment of wheel
> > > weights.

> If you get the clip-on type for alloy rims make sure
> they are coated so they 
> don't scratch the coatings on the rims.
> Back when I was balancing my own rims I got a bunch
> of stick ons since they 
> won't scratch the rims.

> If the wheels were cleaned good I had no problems
> with them sticking.

> I also made sure that the weights were placed on the
> inside of the rim. .
> As for where to get them I'd try your local supplier
> for shops.  Napa might be 
> an option also.
> Matt Wehland


Matt's advice is spot-on.  We often put a small piece
of racers/duct tape over the weights if we're racing,
but for normal use, the adhesive sticks plenty well.

We too like them inside so long as they do not
interfere with the calipers.

Pegasus has them:


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