Wheel balancers and tyre changers
Wheel alignment is vital to responsive steering and the even wear and tear of your tyres. If your car is showing uneven tyre wear, vibrating when you drive, or your wheels squeal while turning corners on dry pavement, it is probably time to have your wheel alignment checked. A task best left to the experts, if you run or are setting up a vehicle repair shop, eBay can help you find the automotive shop equipment and wheel balancers you need. You will also find a good supply of car and truck wheels so you can finish the job.
If you work in tyres or automotive services, you know that wheel balancing, also known at tyre rotation, is usually every performed every 5-6,000 miles or 6 months.
Motorised wheel balancer
A wheel balancer is essential equipment for your workshop. Motorised wheel balancers are efficient and come with safety guards and low noise levels. Wheel balancing machines work at a fixed height, requiring wheels to be lifted from below mid-thigh height onto the spindle. You might use an integrated lifter with your wheel balancer to ensure lifting the tyres onto the machinery is free from injury. A tyre changer - wheel balancer combination is an option that can take care of two jobs in one purchase.
One size fits all
Motorised and computerised wheel balancers will check the balance on tyres from motorbikes to small cars and trucks. Look for the maximum size and weight of tyre that the machine can hold. A motorcycle balancer kit usually comes as a separate adapter. A professional machine will take a measurement in just 6 - 9 seconds with an accuracy of 1 to -1g. The standard wheel balancer will include counter weights and counter weight pliers, cones and other pieces essential to the task.When you are looking to stock your workshop with the machines you need to perform wheel alignments on cars and trucks, check eBay for wheel balancers, tyre changers and wheels.