Wheel balancing describes the distribution of mass within a 4x4’s tyre and its wheel. A poorly-balanced tyre or wheel will cause a vibration or wobble, which will generally gain severity as speeds increase. When you purchase a set of new tyres, it’s important to balance all four tyres: every tyre may have

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