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Phil Eyler
11-07-2017, 03:07 PM
Should you have your trailer tires balanced. My dealer seems to think it is not necessary. Your opinions are welcome. Thanks

DQDick
11-07-2017, 03:29 PM
When I replace the originals I have them balanced, but I've never had it done on the original set.

stengels
11-07-2017, 03:52 PM
Agree with DQDick.

BuilderBob
11-07-2017, 04:10 PM
I had them balance the new ones when they were put they are no different then car or truck tires besides I want my 5er to ride smooth to they need all the help they can get.

Bob & Carol
Tacoma WA
2017 352RL 2008 Dodge 3500 DRW crew cab 4x4 6.7L

mlh
11-07-2017, 04:14 PM
I balance my tires on my all my vehicles. I don’t ride in my camper but without the tires being balanced they are still vibrating and shaking it. Not good for the suspension or the rest of the camper.
Lynwood

Butch & Kathy
11-07-2017, 04:32 PM
When I bought the Sailuns my dealer also said that balancing is not necessary for trailer tires. I did not balance at that time but I did order Centramatic balances and installing this weekend.

richfaa
11-07-2017, 05:00 PM
We do.

cpaulsen
11-07-2017, 05:16 PM
Have balanced all my trailer and 5th wheel tires.

Mel B.
11-07-2017, 05:20 PM
When I bought the Sailuns my dealer also said that balancing is not necessary for trailer tires. I did not balance at that time but I did order Centramatic balances and installing this weekend.

Big-O balanced my Sailuns?? And yes anytime you put new tires on they should be balanced.

jfaberna
11-07-2017, 05:27 PM
TrailerTiresandWheels balanced mine using the correct Lug method and not hub method without me having to point it out.

coachgrowl
11-07-2017, 07:14 PM
I balance all my tires and fill with nitrogen. Probably not necessary but WTH it is not that much money and it gives me peace of mind (priceless).

WaltBennett
11-08-2017, 04:25 AM
Balance, always.

mlh
11-08-2017, 07:46 AM
I fill my tires with 78% nitrogen, cheaper than 100%.
Lynwood

waynemoore
11-08-2017, 09:21 AM
I always balance all tires, rig and TV. Hub centric on the TV and lug centric on the rig.

gmstrom
11-08-2017, 09:54 AM
Bought Goodyear G614's last year and had them balanced. Like others suggested, use lug centric balancing. Unfortunately not all shops have that option available.

Lenny K
11-08-2017, 11:09 AM
When I had my Saiun's put on I had them balanced but the tire dealer said it wasn't necessary and that I was the first person to ask for it.

kdeiss
11-08-2017, 12:59 PM
Hope this Helps!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocWAZqNGhM4

waynemoore
11-08-2017, 01:20 PM
Great video. Thanks for sharing.

1retired06
11-08-2017, 02:22 PM
Yes, always balance

phillyg
11-08-2017, 02:27 PM
If you've ever seen a wheel hopping up and down while traveling down the highway it seems prudent to balance, IMHO.

bigred715
11-08-2017, 03:29 PM
The original Marathon's were not balanced in 2010. My new Michelin bought in 2012 after failure of Marathon's were balanced when bought and never rotated or balanced since then.

clarkandsheila
11-14-2017, 10:29 PM
Balance all of them. Just because you can,t feel them does,t mean they don't,t need to be done.