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Hey guys, I'm having a slight issue with my 2012 SV CC 4x4...last October (10k miles ago) I had a 1.5 " level and 18" gear alloys with 305/65/18 bfg t/a K02's installed..recently, while looking in the side mirror I noticed my driver rear tire seemed to be wobbling ever so slightly... visibly. I couldn't feel any vibration so I chalked it up to the tire being dirty and an optical illusion...i watched it for a few more days and decided to clean the tire up and see if not changed...after doing so it's pretty evident the tire is in fact wobbling. Not much, just enough to see if you study it long enough. I've jacked the truck up, and tried to wiggle the tire and wheel to see if it was a bearing, and everything feels tight. I also loosened and re torqued all the lug nuts. They had a hell of a time getting these tires to balance and I even had to take it back to have them balanced a second time after I bought them. Like I said, I feel no vibration, does anyone have any ideas? I've checked tire pressure, it's good. Could it be a balancing issue? I don't notice any bulges while inspecting the tire or anything like that. I suppose it could be a bent wheel, but I haven't hit anything to bend a wheel. Anybody ran into this before?
 

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Bent wheel or a bent axle.
 

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If it's not the wheel, that kind of narrows it down...
 

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So no chance it could be a tire issue? Guess I'll try to get it by a tire shop in the next few days and have em spin the wheel and tire...
 

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There's a chance it was built poorly. The belts could have been laid crooked. I guess the test will tell.
 

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Gonna take it and have a shop check out the wheel and tire tomorrow...hoping it's something simple....
 

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Took it to two shops today...the first one immediately told me the tire was out of round, and that it was out of balance but they wouldn't attempt to balance it for me. The second shop spun and balanced all 4 tires...2 tires were out considerably, one was out a little, one was right. The shop was helpful and told me if the tire was truly badly out of round they wouldn't have been able to balance it. He said with a tire that size it's not all that uncommon to see some side wall flex or slight imperfection in a tire...he said as long as I wasnt feeling any vibrations that there probably isn't much to worry about, which im not, and now that they've balanced the tires again, the truck rides even smoother. The bearings seem tight, and would I not develop some vibration when driving if it were an axle? At this point I'll suppose I'll just drive it until it causes a problem.
 
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