On-car wheel balancing?

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JAMES567
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  • 1963 CHEVROLET NOVA
I keep seeing used on-car wheel balancers for sale. Should I buy one and start my own on-car wheel balancing service. Back in tech school I was given a demo on how to use one. I feel I am missing something since so very few shops choose to do this service. Do on-car balancers only work with older steel rims?
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Friday, September 16th, 2011 AT 12:40 PM

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Tiny
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They are not even close as far as accuracy when compared to the new computer balancers.
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Friday, September 16th, 2011 AT 1:11 PM
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Thank you for your valuable time, mmprince44.
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Friday, September 16th, 2011 AT 1:28 PM
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I meant mmprince4000.
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Friday, September 16th, 2011 AT 1:34 PM

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