AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

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chrisexigegt
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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by chrisexigegt » Thu Nov 10, 2011 10:18 pm

Common opinion is not to mix brands - I even thought of mixing compounds front to back and was advised not to

The 48's have a stiffer sidewall than the 888's so I would have thought that alone would upset the balance

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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by Benja » Thu Nov 10, 2011 10:58 pm

I ran mediums on the front and LTS on the rear for a while and it was OK**, it certainly turned in well when the front were new :cool:

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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by Bomber » Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:07 am

Checked in the half light this morning and couldn't even see the yellow dot! Must have worn off from all the washing ;) or be a sign of how old my tyres are (pushing 3 years, and 7.5K miles).

The Turini wheels with 888s in classifieds have me tempted, but I promised myself no more expenditure before the new year!
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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by jonnyfox » Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:40 pm

888's because of this and have never looked back.
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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by Bomber » Sat Nov 19, 2011 5:17 pm

Right. Purchased a used set of wheels, and a part worn set of 888s, and stuck 'em on the car this afternoon.

Instant transformation! The car no longer tugs and pulls with undulations/ruts in the road, and high speed wheel wobble has been eliminated :cool:

Glad I read this thread, and thanks for the advice folks :)
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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by jonnyfox » Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:16 pm

Used to pi55 me right off :mad: great tyre I'm sure but nevertheless.......

Enjoy.
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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by scoob » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:04 pm

Not had wheel balance problems before
BUT
always use Adams and Page

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