In a message dated 98-12-11 18:38:05 EST, DANMAS@aol.com writes:
> Agreed, and if you do, as soon as you get home, make a dot of paint on the
> hubs or drums in line with the valve stems so you can replace the wheels in
> the correct alignment if you ever have to take one off for any reason. If
> take a wheel off and don't put it back as it was, your balancing is down
> tubes for that wheel.
Right, thanks for that. Makes absolute sense. I'll do it first thing
> "On the car" balancing seems to be much more critical for wire wheels than
> disc wheels. At least that was my experience when I had wires.
Probably has to do with the physics of the wires. I.e. more flexibility and
movement. But they sure look good at speed - looks as if the hubs are
floating in the air. Told you I enjoyed watching the guy balance them. :-).