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Thread: Corner balancing scales

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    Default Corner balancing scales

    Around 200+ bucks at a alignment shop and a cheap set for less than $400

    https://autoplicity.com/11245808-lon...hoC2w8QAvD_BwE

    And as I will only need to use them once (if I can keep the weight off) I thought if a few guys want to split the cost and try this them selves I would buy a set and then pass it on to the next person.
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    Too bad you're in Florida, I picked up a set for the Shop last year...

    Try some of the local race shops. Anyone working with formula cars should have a set. You may be able to rent them for a few days.

    You may keep an eye out for a used set as some teams and individuals may have budget issues and be selling off surplus equipment.

    ps. The price you found is for ramps, not scales! Scales are a bit more $$
    Last edited by ashyers; 05-25-2020 at 10:19 PM.

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    Given that LOW price I just checked out that part number on line and it looks like it is not for a set of scales, but for a set of ramps used to roll a car up on to the scales.

    http://www.longacreracing.com/products.aspx?prodid=8008

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    Yep to good to be true I was looking at the photo but the description is for ramps
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    Many years ago I purchased four regular bathroom scales to corner weight a single seater. It actually worked well providing you carefully and gently placed the car and ‘calibrated’ each set by standing on them. I think the scales were about $20 each.
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    Not quite $20 each but close, I know people that are using these.

    https://www.amazon.com/Smart-Weigh-S...sparkle_asin_0

    Graham

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