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Old 09-18-2015, 01:13 PM   #15
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Hi Peter

I will order a set for my rears. Your picture really shows how substantial the unit is. Is it recommended to remove any existing balancing weights when this is installed?
Since my tires were balanced years ago, I will remove mine since they "expired" long ago and are probably doing more harm then good.

This is from the horses mouth:
Centramatic Wheel Balancer FAQ - HitchSource.com
Should the tires/wheels be pre-balanced?
In most cases pre-balancing is not required. If a vibration still exits after installation, a computer balance of the problem position can indicate a miss-mounted or defective tire, a bent wheel or other "out of round" condition, that balance alone cannot correct. Wheel bearings should also be checked and defective parts replaced.
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Old 09-18-2015, 06:07 PM   #16
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This rear Centramatric is substantial!!
No more dishes rattling, drawers opening and rivets popping...
This is the best 175.- I spent so far ( and I spent a lot )
Is that $175 per wheel or does that cover both sides?
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Old 09-18-2015, 07:06 PM   #17
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Is that $175 per wheel or does that cover both sides?
175 per set (2)

Don't you have 16" wheel on your Argosy, if so I think that both Steer and rear axle are available.
http://www.centramatic.com/wheel-bal...us-Motor-Homes
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Old 10-17-2015, 05:13 PM   #18
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Installed the rear, update is here:
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Are these for TT or MoHo?
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Old 10-17-2015, 05:25 PM   #20
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Are these for TT or MoHo?
Moho, trailer ones are readily available from centramatic
Wheel Balancer 200-221_Special from Centramatic
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Sheesh! Not another thing I gotta buy!

I presume that means one pair per axle for all 3 axles on a 345? Would this be the correct model? $189 per pair.

Wheel Balancer 400-417 from Centramatic
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Old 10-17-2015, 07:21 PM   #22
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Sheesh! Not another thing I gotta buy!

I presume that means one pair per axle for all 3 axles on a 345? Would this be the correct model? $189 per pair.

Wheel Balancer 400-417 from Centramatic

Unfortunately only the drive axle is available (yes, 400-417). They discontinued the front axle which happens to be the same as the tag axle.
They do pay for themselves in more ways than one.
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Unfortunately only the drive axle is available (yes, 400-417). They discontinued the front axle which happens to be the same as the tag axle.
They do pay for themselves in more ways than one.
Ohhhhh-Kaaaaay...... I'll add it to the list.........

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Got a call from Centramatic today and they are willing to make a run for the front axle (and tag axle) if we take 10 pairs. Sets going to run somewhere under $200. I am thrilled.
Let me know soon if you want a pair or 2 if you have the tag?
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I,ll need the tag in addition to the front so count me in and thanks for your effort to make this happen.
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I'll keep an eye on how this comes together Peter.
One on my tag axel is cracking just out side of where it mounts and could be replace if a big enough order doesn't come together otherwise.

Good on ya for making it happen.

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I'll keep an eye on how this comes together Peter.
One on my tag axel is cracking just out side of where it mounts and could be replace if a big enough order doesn't come together otherwise.

Good on ya for making it happen.

Cheers Richard
Richard, i didn't know.you were running the centramatrics. You don't happen to have a picture of the Tag axle ones? According to some old docs, the tag axle is supposed to be the same as the steer axle, like a cup shape versus the disk shape on the drive axle. Anyway you can confirm this? I just want to be 100% certain
According to the rep, (who btw wants to come by and look at my Airstreams ) it will take around 6 weeks until we can take delivery.
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The front wheels on my 345 do not have the centramatics , but the wheels do cup inward from the area where they bolt on the hub. So would require the cupping you mentioned for the centramatics to fit up front.
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