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Old 08-17-2003, 10:40 PM   #1
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Does everyone have the little blue paint dot on the lip of your rim? What is it & what did you use to remove it? I have a blue paint(?) dot on each wheel about the 3/8" in diameter. Am I the only one?
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Old 08-17-2003, 10:48 PM   #2
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That should be the wheel balance point... The heavy spot on the wheel. A good tire mounting could put the heavy spot of the tire opposite the wheels heavy spot.
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Old 08-17-2003, 10:53 PM   #3
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Thanks...I never knew that !
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Old 08-18-2003, 12:01 AM   #4
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it was on my silver wheel... came off right away with my friends car detailing crap, im pretty sure he sprayed it down with interior shampoo. He said the stuff is a dream for cleaning wheels.
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Old 08-18-2003, 08:45 AM   #5
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Every set of USDM BBS's Ive seen have it.
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Old 08-18-2003, 09:39 AM   #6
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It is a good thing to leave alone...that way when it comes time for new tires the tire shop wont have to use 4 ounces of weight to get it right.
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Old 08-18-2003, 01:26 PM   #7
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Hmm I never knew that about the paint on the wheel. I had always wondered about that...learn something new everyday!!
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