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  1. ninja08hippie

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    I saw it attached to one of my tires this morning. It's not on the others. Is it tracking device or just something normal?
     
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    A tracking device? You're joking right? It's a wheel weight used to balance the tire. IF you look at the other wheels, you'll probably find a couple on the inside of the wheel. Most aluminum wheels use glue on weights, this is an older style. No tracking device. Leave it alone.
     
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    Oh okay, I didn't see anything on the other tires, that's why I thought it was suspicious. Thanks :)
     
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    Hahahahahahahahahahahaha

    Yeah man its just a wheel weight, it balances an unbalanced tire. Oh fuck man, that was good.
     
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    Don't listen to them! They're in on it! It's a tracking device!
     
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    could be a mini explosive - best to be safe hun x
     
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    Would you shut up... they've been to the porn store 7 times this week.
     
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    laughing my ass of right now :D
     
  9. Paula

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    It is a radial tube?
     
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    No, it's ribbed...for your pleasure.
     
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    Looks like an aluminium wheel so the weight should be a strip glued inside where it can't be seen, and can't damage the soft aluminium when the weight is put on and taken off. Take your car to a different tyre repair place next time.
     
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    Ive always said fuck it. If it has a lip and is not a chrome and/or aftermarket wheel, it gets a clip on weight. Its soft lead and it has less of a chance of falling off, not to mention much faster. What fucks up wheels is when the wrong kind is put on.
     
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    You can trust me!!! I don't work for any government departments and we haven't got your internet or phonelines bugged. There's definitely no need to wrap your head with auminium foil. I can say with absolute authority that this is not a tracking device and ignore the suspicious van at the end of your road. If that doesn't set your mind at rest we will send someone round.


    PS- Is it April 1st already?
     
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    I was thinking more along the lines of a former stalker :p, although the government is such a piece of ☐☐☐☐ ☐☐ ☐☐☐ great☐☐ ☐☐ ☐☐☐ ☐☐☐☐☐ political machinery that ☐☐☐ ☐☐☐☐☐☐☐☐ ☐☐ loves ☐☐ ☐☐☐☐ the people. The ☐☐☐☐☐☐☐ government knows ☐☐☐☐ ☐☐☐☐☐☐ ☐☐☐☐☐☐☐ ☐☐ ☐☐☐ ☐☐☐ best ☐☐☐☐☐☐ ☐☐☐☐☐.
     
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    Yep, its a weight to balance the wheels. Prevents vibration through the wheel and car.

    My wife prefers to drive without the wheels balanced. Don't know why............:ugh In fact, when it gets particularly bad, she seems to spend a hell of a lot of time in her car :eyes
     
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    Strange. Most girls would be happy just straddling the stick shift.
     
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    I would'nt allow that to be clipped onto my rim! !
     
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    Ninja that gov't post made me lol.

    I was also ganna say maybe she doesnt balance them to get wet when the car shakes while driving down the highway. Seriously though it really fucks up tires quickly.
     
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    Better then no fuck :)