Do you ever wish you could have perfect balance in your life? I do. I try to focus my energy on meditation and work-life balance. Did you know you could help your customers achieve the perfect balance, too? I’m done talking about balancing chakras though. I’m talking about something real – achieving the perfect tire
Unbalanced tires can lead to problems throughout a vehicle, and increased comebacks in the shop. Let’s dive into ways you can reduce those comebacks in this Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio video. Most wheel balancing comebacks can be directly attributed to the way wheels are incorrectly centered when mounted on the balancer. The solution
To maintain a smooth ride on a vehicle, good wheel balancing is a necessity. In the video above from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio, we’ll talk more about the process of balancing a customer’s wheels. Custom wheels with low-profile tires can cause tire vibration and discomfort in the driver’s seat if the wheels
Any successful tire dealer knows that offering a complete lineup of tire services can keep customers from seeking repairs elsewhere and add to the bottom line. Included in that lineup, puncture repair and wheel care are important service offerings that complete the tire package. Whether offered as part of a new tire purchase or as
When balancing a wheel assembly, it’s important to prevent damage to the wheel during the process. Before balancing, remove the wheel weights if you haven’t already. When removing adhesive weights, only use a plastic wheel weight remover tool. Using metal tools can scratch the rim’s surface. Then, you’ll want to use a solvent to clean
Around 60% of vibration-related comebacks are due to improper wheel mounting or balancing.
Balancing is mission critical for maintaining the health of suspension components and for long tire life.
Balancing is mission-critical for maintaining the health of suspension components and for long tire life.
Tire Review’s Maddie Winer details different wheel balancing software options available, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.
In Part II of this article, we move to tire/wheel RFV in terms of tire vibration problem-solving in the tire shop.
Tire Review’s Mary DellaValle reviews the importance of proper wheel balancing to eliminate vibrations.
Contrary to popular belief, all wheel balancers are not the same. When tires and wheels were of similar size and mass, it didn’t matter as much, but now, like everything else, things change.