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Hi:

Friend has a set of 19" rims recently installed on her 92 SC400. The rims were bought

used from a private party. Now she has a shimmy that occurs at 55-60mph, not

below that and not above. The shimmy is felt in the steering wheel at that speed.

We're going to do a high speed wheel balance. Any other clues. I know that BMW's

sometime have this problem and it can be fixed with hubcentric rings. Does the

SC400 use this on large sized rims??

Thanks,

Charles

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It could be that the wheels themselves are out of round , that is without the tires on , balancing may help with the tires on but the problem will still exist if it is the wheels , Only a thought :blink:

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