balancing and alignment

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have you all done these balancing and alignment before and how often?
 

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Wheel balancing you mean? Done together with tyre rotation every 10k.

Wheel alignment done with change of tyres. If you hit kerb/pothole and you find your vehicle not driving straight when your steering wheel is centered, go do wheel alignment too.
 

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Every 10k: balance and rotation.
Alignment depends on tire wear pattern. If abnormal wear rate, then do at sonnest. Else personally every 20k bah.
 

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rotation need to do regularly . Alignment no need so often. Unless you hit a kerb hard or some other thing that make your alignment off.
note that rotation is cheap, alignment need specialised equipment and is more exp . Most shops will tell you both must do together. Go figure
 

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so balancing, rotation and alignment are all done at tyre shop or car workshop? what are the acceptable price range? I never done these before
 

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Tyre workshop. About $20 for balancing + rotation. About $50 for computerised wheel alignment.

Normal workshop can also rotate tyres for you, but that's all they can do out of these three services.
 

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Some shop will ask u do 2 wheel or 4 wheel alignment

four wheel about 80
2 wheel 50.

depends on your car suspension if is independent from front n rear.
Usually contincar independent.
 

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Tyre workshop. About $20 for balancing + rotation. About $50 for computerised wheel alignment.

Normal workshop can also rotate tyres for you, but that's all they can do out of these three services.
$20 for balancing + rotation is one tire?
 

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All four tyres
Which tire shop huh?
Couple of weeks back, AL tires quoted me $15 one tire sia... I asked them why so ex? They said, $10 to remove each tires, Balancing $5/tire.
I told them ok i bring the tires to you, they remain silent since then....
Kns!
 

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Which tire shop huh?
Couple of weeks back, AL tires quoted me $15 one tire sia... I asked them why so ex? They said, $10 to remove each tires, Balancing $5/tire.
I told them ok i bring the tires to you, they remain silent since then....
Kns!

Beng Heng Tyres and Yap Motorsports

Must caveat that my tyres on my old rides were changed with them. My current ride haven't undergo balancing and rotation yet.
 

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Which tire shop huh?
Couple of weeks back, AL tires quoted me $15 one tire sia... I asked them why so ex? They said, $10 to remove each tires, Balancing $5/tire.
I told them ok i bring the tires to you, they remain silent since then....
Kns!
Literally they remove the rubber and put back to balance? If so... $60 is ok. If remove as is, rotate, put back mostly is about $15-20 for all 4, and when rotation it's only the rear 2 that is balanced, the front is shifted to the back without balancing. Al Tyres smoking weed huh?
 

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Literally they remove the rubber and put back to balance? If so... $60 is ok. If remove as is, rotate, put back mostly is about $15-20 for all 4, and when rotation it's only the rear 2 that is balanced, the front is shifted to the back without balancing. Al Tyres smoking weed huh?
They earns more on new tires... maybe quote high high for such small services. kns
 

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They earns more on new tires... maybe quote high high for such small services. kns
My workshop does it FOC for me cos I've been supporting the owner since he was a worker bee until he opened his own shop. $60... crazy.
 

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Which tire shop huh?
Couple of weeks back, AL tires quoted me $15 one tire sia... I asked them why so ex? They said, $10 to remove each tires, Balancing $5/tire.
I told them ok i bring the tires to you, they remain silent since then....
Kns!
Ehhh I just rotated and balanced 4 tyres with AL tyre 2 months ago is $16 or $18 (cannot rmb the exact $)...
 

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Ehhh I just rotated and balanced 4 tyres with AL tyre 2 months ago is $16 or $18 (cannot rmb the exact $)...
Wah lau ehh... whoever in AL tires replied my text must be sleeping or high.
Ok, i text them again.
 

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Ehhh I just rotated and balanced 4 tyres with AL tyre 2 months ago is $16 or $18 (cannot rmb the exact $)...

Got receipt bro? next time I can say your car plate to enjoy the same price đź‘Ťđź‘Ť
 

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AL rotate is $16. Did mine in Jan.
But they didn't apply tire shine which Li Hong does at about the same rate.
 

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Oh... I should go visit Ah Ho soon, i need to rotate tyres, cleanly forgotten about it.
 
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