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Just mounted and balanced my new 36x12.50 TSL's.

One of them spun up and said it neede 40 oz one side and 45 the other.

I randomly smacked on as much lead as I had till the box was empty....got to within 10-15 oz !!

Wierd thing was...the other 3 weren't too bad (10-20 oz).

Somebody tell me this is fine, and add to the Mission Statement:

"You're not SUPPOSED to balance Bias PLy Swampers you idiot!"
 

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Did you try rotating the tire. If a tire reqires that much weight sometimes when you turn the tire 180 degrees on the rim it will help. The rim may have a heavy spot on it.
 

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I just got a new set of swampers this week, the most one took was 18 oz, wild1's right about rotating the tire on the rim. I (well, the tire guy) broke the bead and kept turning the tire and re-seating till the weight came down. Made a big ol' difference! Ya gotta to have a willing tire gut...not the lazy sheit at sears <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
 

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I third the motion of rotating the tire. Hard to find a shop that actually knows how to balance a tire. Friend of mine runs an idustrial tire shop, he knows big tires. 36" SX on beadlocks here, they balanced just fine.
 
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