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new wheels thumping?

This is a discussion on new wheels thumping? within the Wheels and Tires forums, part of the General Help category; I bought a set of zr1s 17 x 11 rear 17 x 9.5 front, and it sounds like the front ...

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    Junior Member MRM 01's Avatar
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    1999 Pontiac Trans Am M6

    new wheels thumping?

    I bought a set of zr1s 17 x 11 rear 17 x 9.5 front, and it sounds like the front tires are thumping and making a whooshing sound as the wheels go does any body know what is going on.

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    Member c5z28's Avatar
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    You get them balanced? Tires could have a flat spot.

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    2001 3.8 Black - sold
    2000 SS Black M6

    sounds to me like his sidewall separated and he got a bubble...

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    1998 Trans Am

    Take them and have then checked at a tire shop you can trust and make them show u the issue.
    1998 Trans Am 85k miles.
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