Cost of lead ballast

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Re: Cost of lead ballast

Post by S-two » Mon Dec 03, 2012 6:41 pm

Newman mustang? Is it on youtube?
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Re: Cost of lead ballast

Post by vetteracer » Tue Dec 04, 2012 9:15 am

Sorry- I really should't try to do 2 things at once! I meant to say "Thompson" Search u tube "Danny Thompson crash"

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Re: Cost of lead ballast

Post by David Leikvold » Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:47 am

Good, Fast, Cheap, pick any two!

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Re: Cost of lead ballast

Post by S-two » Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:35 pm

Thanks for the link. Hope none of us ever have to go through that.
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Re: Cost of lead ballast

Post by internetscooter » Wed Jan 30, 2013 2:16 pm

Greg Watters wrote:if your going to melt it, what about leaving a bucket at your local tyre seller and collect all the old wheelweights
I just gave this a whirl while getting my tyres changed on the car. I am now the proud owner of a ~30-40kg bucket of lead weights which I got for free :) They had a bucket already I just needed to bring my own to take it away. I think the trick is to ask at a big place where the guys doing the work aren't the one's seeing the money coming back from the recyclers. It probably helps to be a paying customer too ;)

BTW - I will be using it to weight down the front wheel.
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