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Hunter Road Force® Elite Wheel Balancer

Quickly diagnose vibration issues that traditional balancers can't identify.



Floor-to-floor diagnostic wheel balance process


Comebacks avoided

Per year on average with SmartWeight® technology



Approve or require it in their facilities

Hunter Road Force® Elite

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Road Force® Elite at-a-glance

  • Perform a Road Force® test and balance faster than any traditional balancer.
  • Eliminate error opportunities with the patented vision system.
  • Solve vibration problems and provide the "new car ride" using the diagnostic load roller.
  • Ensure proper centering with patented automatic CenteringCheck®.
  • Maximize efficiency using SmartWeight® technology.
  • True self-calibration with patented eCal auto-calibration.

Watch what Road Force® Elite can do for your shop



Vision system

Patented vision technology provides more benefits in less time

Automatic features reduce effort and errors

Faster balancing

Eliminates manual dimension entry and runout measurement to save time

Higher-quality balance

Patented algorithms enhance precision and provide better appearance by hiding wheel weights

Reduce operator error

Automatically measures wheel dimensions, selects weight mode and measures rim runout

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Wheel Dimensions

Automatically determines weight plane locations

Weight Mode

Selects clip or tape weight usage

Rim Runout

Calculates ForceMatch® solution

Rim Profiled

Creates a three-dimensional model of the rim

SmartWeight® Optimized

Allows more single-weight solutions

Spoke Location

Prioritizes hiding tape weights behind spokes



Maximize uptime with easy consumable ordering


HunterNet® 2 allows you to re-order consumable items to keep your technicians and equipment running without interruptions.

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Automatic CenteringCheck®

Accurately centered wheels = accurately balanced wheels

The right balance, the first time

A miscentered wheel is the primary cause of improper balancing. Automatic CenteringCheck® eliminates setup errors to ensure an accurate balance.

  • Centering is monitored on every spin
  • Tech is notified of possible issues
  • Reduces customer comebacks




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SmartWeight® technology

Save time & money with SmartWeight® technology


More sensitive

Modern vehicles are four times more sensitive to static vibration forces than couple or dynamic forces.



Avoid an average of 66 comebacks per year by using SmartWeight® technology.



An average shop saves 7,130 ounces of weight per year with Smartweight® Technology.

Identify additional weight locations

Hunter's patented vision system identifies expanded areas suitable for weight placement


Balance modern wheels better

Eliminate static forces that impact modern vehicles up to 4X more than couple or dynamic forces

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Did you know?

Lead-free initiative is growing. Many states ban or have begun the process to ban lead-weight usage.


9 states ban lead weights (red)

7 states have previously introduced legislation to ban lead wheel weights (gray)



Innovation in technology

Balance faster than previous models

Hunter continuously improves products

Balance and measure Road Force® in 70 seconds

Diagnostic load roller quickly identifies vibration

The fastest diagnostic balancer

Provide a "new car ride" to customers in less time than a traditional balance



See your ROI in real time


HunterNet® 2 shows your return on investment for select Hunter equipment.

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Training & validation

Improve technician performance

Tools that ensure every balance is correctly performed

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  1. One-touch to display rim dimensions
  2. Rim cutaway displays selected weight mode
  3. Switch text language with the push of a button
  4. TruWeight™ provides live navigation through selection and placement of wheel weights
  5. Road Force® panel displays assembly value and limits

Automatic CenteringCheck®

Miscentering during wheel balancing procedures is the number one cause of improper balancing and customer comebacks. Automatic CenteringCheck® always monitors wheel centering to reduce setup errors.

Road Force® measurement

Road Force® panel displays assembly value and limits, live rim and tire conditions
shown on-screen and color-coding allows operator to visualize Road Force® variations

ForceMatch® prediction

Simple graphics illustrate how to optimize the assembly. Live rim and tire conditions with color-coding allow the operator to visualize Road Force® variations.

StraightTrak® tire pull correction

Easy-to-understand graphics of suggested wheel placement help the technician correct tire pull conditions.

Tire inflation

Easily view and set tire inflation pressure.

On-board videos

View operations videos to help train technicians.

Eliminate customer comebacks

Fix vibration issues in one visit

100% satisfaction with diagnostic balancing

Unprecedented quality control

Identify and reposition tricky tires at installation before customer complaints

Improve customer retention

Technicians can quickly check every assembly for vibration and pull issues ensuring a smooth ride

Differentiate your shop

Solve persistent ride quality problems other shops can’t fix

Other shops

Standard balance

Tire is balanced with standard non-diagnostic balancer or older generation Road Force® with the roller turned off.

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Customer performs quality check

Since customers are performing quality control for the shop, no additional time is required.

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Customer may return unhappy

Majority of customers leave happy, but a small portion leave unhappy. Some return unhappy, others never return.

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Additional work is required

Customers that return unhappy will require over 45 minutes of additional work that technicians are often unequipped to handle.

Road Force® Elite shops

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Diagnostic balance

Tire is balanced and a diagnostic test is performed in less time with Hunter's Road Force® Elite premium balancer.

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A few tires need to be re-positioned on the rim to guarantee a round assembly and a smooth ride. This only adds a few minutes when handled at installation.

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Because the technician tested every assembly, all customers leave happy.

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Eliminate comebacks

Superior service differentiates Road Force® Elite shops from all other shops.

OEM approvals

Approved & recommended by multiple OEM partners



24 OEMs have welcomed the Road Force® Elite into their equipment programs.


  • Many OEMs require it to be used in their facilities.
  • Ease-of-use & quality control make the Road Force® Elite the most widely recommended balancer.
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StraightTrak® corrects tire pull

  1. Customer complains that their vehicle is pulling to the left.
  2. Lateral force measurement is performed without time penalty using the Road Force® Elite wheel balancer.
  3. Lateral forces are balanced, eliminating vehicle pull.
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Diagnose vibration issues & prevent customer comebacks

HunterNet® Trend Reports

Set goals and track productivity

Equipment utilization management helps you reach business goals

Set goals and identify opportunities

Easy-to-understand report measures output, opportunities & achievements

Maximize productivity

Easily see shop performance over time and ensure utmost utilization


Automatic, daily delivery via email and text

Receive automatic, daily reports

  • Automatic daily snapshots in addition to a 7-day overview of performance trends
  • View inspection rates and opportunities
  • Measure alignment numbers and conversions
  • Track balancing and Road Force® utilization






Your local Hunter service representative can answer questions, help with equipment operation and provide on-site training.


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