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Old 04-22-2010, 08:58 PM   #477
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Really doesn't look that bad, but I guess on a 22" wheel it does make a difference. Definitely want them smoot as possible. You could try spinning the tire 180 deg on the wheel. We used to do that back in the day when it took a lot of weight to balance them.

After looking at it again the outer edge doesn't look bad but if you look at the drum part it's definitely a bit out of round. Best to look at it from the inside on a wheel balancer and use a screwdriver or tool to hold steady on the wheel.
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Old 04-22-2010, 09:06 PM   #478
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they will get it figured out and fixed. its just going to take some time.
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Old 04-22-2010, 09:27 PM   #479
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they will get it figured out and fixed. its just going to take some time.


Probably a good thing to keep the wheels away from the rest of PQ's fingers....
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Old 04-22-2010, 11:32 PM   #480
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Probably a good thing to keep the wheels away from the rest of PQ's fingers....


I'll live wire a wall socket before I mess with those rims again.

On their way to Savini now.

I still say that if the wheel and tire have a low or flat spot and are bouncing, it's got to affect the ride. Kind of like using an egg for a wheel. The car will go up and down.
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BTW, I spun my 21 inch wheel before I took it off and it was true and perfect. No hopping what so ever. Had a guy at the tire shop tell me to just get used to the vibration. As long as you roll on 22s you will always have vibration. Not just a stiffer ride, but vibration.



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Old 04-23-2010, 08:51 AM   #482
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Good luck with the vibration fix. Seems that some QA may be needed at the wheel maker. Three of four wheels out of round is not a good record.
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I hear pro's cuss all day, but it's a rare treat to hear bones snap... Spike, can you loop about 2 or 3 seconds of the snap?

I can laugh because I did something similar years ago, only it was more of a crush between 2 steel plates... Like squishing a cockroach.
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Old 04-23-2010, 09:28 AM   #484
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BTW, I spun my 21 inch wheel before I took it off and it was true and perfect. No hopping what so ever. Had a guy at the tire shop tell me to just get used to the vibration. As long as you roll on 22s you will always have vibration. Not just a stiffer ride, but vibration.



If that is true, I'd better cancel my order. Nine Ball told me his 22s run just fine.
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Old 04-23-2010, 09:43 AM   #485
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If that is true, I'd better cancel my order. Nine Ball told me his 22s run just fine.
i had forged 3 piece 22" wheels on my srt and had no vibration ran perfect at 160 mph.....

i bent it on a pot hole and had it repaired and had no problems with any vibrations.

i had 22" wheel son my dodge truck (not forged) and I had no issues with vibrations either

his wheels are probably defective
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I'm not really too worried. I'm sure they'll be fine. I think something must have happened to PQ's wheel during shipping. Maybe the circus transported their elephants on top of them.
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I'm not really too worried. I'm sure they'll be fine. I think something must have happened to PQ's wheel during shipping. Maybe the circus transported their elephants on top of them.
yeah...here is a pic of my previous ride with 22's

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That Charger looks great. Same wheel style with the brushed center would look equally nice on your Camaro.

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Had a guy at the tire shop tell me to just get used to the vibration. As long as you roll on 22s you will always have vibration. Not just a stiffer ride, but vibration.
I wouldn't go back to that tire shop. BS! Think about it, even the Escalade comes from the factory with 22s.
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Road noise maybe. but vibrations?? no. 22's have been in use long enough for all of us to know that they are as true as a 14" dayton.....


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BTW, your 24" Dayton spokes have been ordered GTAHVIT. Gold ones, just like you asked for.
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