Tire truing?

Larry C Leung l.leung@juno.com
Tue, 31 Jul 2001 13:02:00 -0400

>From my understanding, at least the tire shps I've talked to, nobody will
shave a tire that hs seen any road surface, as they will immediately pick
up small stones and things into the rubber (can't be brushed off that
will ruin the shaver's blade and turn into lethal projectiles in the tire


On Tue, 31 Jul 2001 12:18:36 -0400 Burl Vibert <blur@sympatico.ca>
>Tires are "force-ground" at the factory if they require it for
>balancing purposes, but as Larry says,  nobody really does it
>afterwards.  If you have a flat spot from a lockup you may be able to
>find a race shop that shaves tires to get this out but if it just
>developed this problem on it's own there's probably something wrong
>with the tire.
>Burl Vibert
>1987 5kcstq
>Kingston, Ontario
>Larry C Leung wrote:
>> Pretty much modern tires have eliminated this need. If a tire is out 
>> round, or has a wobble, it is likely that there is a broken or 
>> belt and therefore is damaged beyond repair and possibly rather 
>> LL - NY
>> On Mon, 30 Jul 2001 20:03:10 -0500 Joshua Van Tol <josh@spiny.com>
>> writes:
>> >Anyone know of a tire shop that does this? It used to be fairly
>> >common, but isn't anymore. I'm in La Crosse Wisconsin, but would 
>> >up to the twin cities, or madison to get this done.