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Old 06-30-2013, 08:15 AM   #1
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Dyna Beads

What is the general feeling of the tire wizards on the list on the effectiveness of Dyna Beads?

Do they help?


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Old 06-30-2013, 10:15 AM   #2
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Re: Dyna Beads

I've also wondered about the effectiveness of these, especially in cases where you really lower the tire pressure. I run my tires on my Bronco down to 13-15 psi, and while I haven't lost a tire bead, I have had various stones and twigs get lodged in the tire bead. Makes me wonder how easy it is to loose the balancing beads when really aired-down.


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Old 06-30-2013, 11:45 AM   #3
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Re: Dyna Beads

I run them. I can't get wheel weights to stay on my wheels. Especially the fronts, since those need the stick on weights, which don't like the matte powdercoating.

The only thing I don't like about the beads is you have to give them a chance to settle out. Normal acceleration is fine, but if I stomp on it off the line (like freeway on-ramp light) they don't have enough tome to settle out, and can make some pretty bad shaking at high speeds. Seems to be the 10-40 range where you need to take it easy. Once up to 40, I can get on it with no ill effect.
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Old 06-30-2013, 09:41 PM   #4
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Re: Dyna Beads

I have been running them since March in my Mickey Thompsons and I think their great. I haven't run into them not settling out under hard acceleration. Maybe I don't drive like Carringb . I have noticed that I can feel them settling when you start and it only takes a short distance before everything is smooth. As for airing down I don't do it so I can't comment on that. I think their worth it. An added benefit is that they balance you wheels under many different situations. For example you go mudding and you collect a bunch of mud in the wheels they will re-balance the wheel. Try that with wheel weights.
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:18 AM   #5
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Re: Dyna Beads

Have them in all my Bikes (18) and in both my Summer Hancook DynaPro MT and winter Studded and Sipped Kuhmo's 37x13.5-20's for the van If you loose a bead probably won't loose the beads as the lip is still trying to hold them in. if you drive for a while at differing speeds with the bead off they would try to fall out. I have had bikes come in to the Shop with a tear in the sidewall and after weighing the beads (had 2oz to start) had 1.97oz in when I changed.
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Old 08-13-2013, 05:42 PM   #6
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Re: Dyna Beads


I just did my first trip with these beads. Smoothest ride ever. Gravel in the treads and dry mud on the rims doesn't bother the balance any more.

Recommended! And no balance weights at all.



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