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#1 MowJoe

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Posted 05 February 2014 - 08:34 AM

Does anyone know anything about JK Tire Truers?  I need one that will cut the width/height of my front tires down and found a used one but am curious if its decent?   Any help is appreciated. 


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Posted 05 February 2014 - 10:08 AM

I have had one since April and it has been great to me.

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Posted 05 February 2014 - 12:35 PM

I have one that I purchased on close-out several years ago. Very simple, yet effective. I ordered a blank from Precision to set my tires as a certain height, since there's not a gauge on the truer. The model I have has worked great for me.


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Posted 05 February 2014 - 03:06 PM

Joe, what model JK truer are you looking at? The one which uses a Dremel-size sanding drum or the one that uses a small piece of sandpaper stuck on a flat lever which rotates back-and-forth over the tire? I have a Cobra that uses the Dremel-sized sanding drum that works good. I've never used the other version, but have seen a lot of them being used by wing car racers in the past. I would think, that if in good condition, either type would work for cutting your fronts.

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