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Old 05-26-2011, 03:33 AM   #1
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rubber balls found inside my tire?

I'm changing my Pilot Road 2s. When I pulled the rear tire I found it a lot of little black rubber balls about the size of BBs inside it. Anyone know why? I run 42psi in the rear. They've been great tires. These had 4600 miles with a lot of tread left. I put a piece of glass through this one.
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Old 05-26-2011, 04:11 AM   #2
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Its normal. Little pieces of the wax coating on the inside of the tire build up and make little balls. See it all the time inside tires.

BTW with a blow gun and a straw and some "black BB's" you can really annoy the guys on the other side of the shop .
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Thanks for the reply. Good one on what to do with them in the shop.
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Old 06-12-2011, 11:21 AM   #4
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Anything inside the balls? Might have some dynabeads in there.

I've seen many people use bb's in large 4x4 tires to balance them.
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