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Oh ya! The best part of the story!

I bought a wheel balancer from Marc Parnes. I talked to him a few times and ended up stopping by his house to get it. Boy what a beautiful home and cool toys he has. Great guy I might add.

The balancer works phenomenally! (sp?)

I broke the tire off the bead to spin it around the rim to get a better balance and thats when I decided to paint the wheel. What the heck huh? Razz emoticon

The balancer is a piece of work! so simple and so precise.
Thats going to be $105 that will pay for itself in multiples.
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I love my Marc Parnes balancer too. As you said a really nice piece of work. Simple to use and gives great peace of mind knowing that the job is done right - including placing the weights as close to the center line of the wheel as possible.

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I finished the rear wheel and balanced it this morning.
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Very sharp, and I like the chrome accents. I've got anthracite rims on my Audi TT-- not quite black, but I like the look of darker rims... a ride on the dark side. 8) Nicely done!

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love it!!! look awesome! I just painted mine black
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You've done the Rolling Stones proud.
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You've done the Rolling Stones proud.
Lol, I take that as a huge compliment
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Get rid of the front reflectors....
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Get rid of the front reflectors....
I know, I was just waiting to paint it to fill them in. I guess I can paint some plugs in the meantime
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What kind of prep did you do for the stock wheels? I've got a black GTS that would take well to such a wheel treatment.
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First I cleaned them Simple Green then I wiped them well with Acetone. Thats it. I did use the best quality black primer I could but since I was doing it in flat black, perfection was not required. > I actually sprayed them on a piece of cardboard in my backyard and the finish is flawless
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