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BMW: 165,000 miles on it The front end started to shake..tires..speeds

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Hi   I have a BMW 741 with 165,000 miles on it   The front end started to shake so I had the tires re balanced and it did not make a difference. It does it only at certaine speeds   45 and 70 mph what do you think? It pull only a little to the right but unnoticeable. So I dont think it is the aliegnment. Sometimes it is slight and other time sorta violently
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  JacobTD replied 5 years ago.
When they balanced the tires did they check for brokin belt? are these stock rims and tires?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

they are after market and the tires were new

 

Expert:  JacobTD replied 5 years ago.
oh okay thats a simple fix then. had the same problem on my 5 serise. bmw sells a spacer ring that goes around the hub. what that does is allow the rim to rest evenly around the hub instead of hoping that your 5 lug nuts will properly balance your tire. Go to eaither bmw or a performance tire store. they will know what you'll need. Also make sure and get some for the back too
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
are you sure?
Expert:  JacobTD replied 5 years ago.
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