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Old 06-07-2020, 01:16 PM   #1
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Centramatic Balancers

Has anybody installed Centramatic Balancers on their tires? If so did you notice any differences? I'm looking at balancing beads vs Centramatic Balancers. Beads are cheaper but Centramatic Balancers are a one time install. Truck tire shop wants $35 to dismount and reinstall and $35 to spin balance per tire....
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Old 06-07-2020, 01:31 PM   #2
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I knew some folks who used them on their bikes, and they loved them...

But for the money (IMHO):
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Old 06-07-2020, 01:58 PM   #3
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I tried the beads on my front tires and although they helped some, they were a PITA to install. So I bit the bullet and bought the centramatics for the front and installed them myself. In my experience they work much better than the beads; maybe I needed more beads?
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Old 06-07-2020, 02:20 PM   #4
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The cost is a one time upfront, so your tires always stay balance which is a strong selling point to me. My brother is a truck driver and he swears by them. Just wanted to hear what people that have use them on their RV thinks about them.
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Old 06-13-2020, 10:35 PM   #5
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I have the Centamatics on my Goldwing, been using them for 13 years. Best product I've ever got for the tires/wheels. I've never balanced the tires since putting them on and get about 20% more tread life. big selling point for me was that they start working at about 5 mph and keep the tires balanced as all speeds. Weight balancing at set for a certain speed and your tires are only balanced at the speed, normally 55 to 65 mph..


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Old 06-13-2020, 11:18 PM   #6
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I did buy a set for front and back. Centramatic has excellent customer service. I even got a follow up call a few days after I received them. I got them the next day after I ordered them and I installed them the following day. Took it on a test run. I can tell a difference. Even though I had my front tires balanced I could still feel a vibration at certain speeds, so I'm pretty excited to get back on the road and see how they do. There is a 30 day money back guarantee and they have a warranty for 5 years. Will have a better ideal on how much of an improvement once we take another trip. Right now were being cations due to the unrest in our country.
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