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No. Balance is caused by even weight distributed around a tire. If there is more weight in one spot the tire will "wobble" when spun. Inflating a tire more may alter the diameter, but the weight of the tyre itself is still in the same relative place.


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It won't affect wheel balance, but high tyre pressures will give you a much harder ride, so any bumps & stones etc.. even smaller ones may well be felt through the steering wheel and come across as vibration. Lower the tyre pressures to the correct specs, if you still feel that there is a balance issue just have the shop re-check the balance for you.


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You obviously have a leak in your ac system. As far as a free estimate, you may get a free estimate for the cost to find a leak. (Proper diagnosis). If I was to guess, the first place I'd look is underneath at the rear of the vehicle where the AC lines go into the rear evaporator. This could get costly, and know that there are kits to just eliminate the ...


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Checking the spec sheet on line it appears the duty cycle of the Viair 84/85P Model is only 20 minutes. This is the reason for the tire size limitations. Basically they are trading off a low performance long running duty cycle for short term performance. You have to ask if you want a pump that will take 60 minutes to fill a tire, but could do it all day or a ...


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Simple answer, yes! Removing the air filter can cause huge amounts of damage to the engine, as there's nothing to stop bits of debris getting into the cylinders - and if that happens, because most debris isn't very compressible, you get damage to the pistons, head, block, con-rods or some combination thereof... You might be lucky and not get anything in ...


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For the most part, checking the coolant level in the radiator will not introduce air into the system. So don't be afraid to check your coolant levels! With that said, there are a couple of things you should know. There are (for the most part) two different types of coolant systems. Expansion tank - This type of system is basically a closed system. It will ...


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Let's go through your assumptions about the effects of restricting air flow (assuming a mechanical restriction is implemented): Slower top speed and acceleration Definitely. Restricting the air flow will mean there is less oxygen available to the cylinders for any given RPM. Reduced fuel consumption on full throttle Yes, but only because you're not ...


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Yes. Rich mixtures will blacken oil faster. Another common cause of faster oil blackening is air filtering problems. Use exact air filter size and be sure it is properly seated before closing the air filter housing. After-market air filter housings are usually not as effective as factory air filter housing. It's a common problem found on sports cars and ...


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No, there is no logical reason to ever restrict the exhaust for any engine performance gain. I'm assuming your back story was to play a joke with someone. This clip from the movie Beverly Hills Cop has proven that a restricted exhaust is in no way beneficial ;) - https://youtu.be/a_1OVYsLqMU All joking aside, the following might be a very far fetched ...


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