Hunter HD Elite Wheel Balancer: Handling large custom wheels

Hunter HD Elite Wheel Balancer: Handling large custom wheels

The Hunter HD Elite Wheel Balancer can accommodate large custom 4x4 wheels with ease.

Joe Keene, automotive content video producer at Babcox Media, speaks with Hunter Engineering service rep Rick Marzen on custom 4×4 wheels that most shops pass on because they don’t fit on a standard balancer — but they do on the Hunter HD Elite Wheel Balancer! This video is sponsored by Hunter Engineering Co.

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