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A very good point about wear and tear on motors and transmissions.


But the minuses for the Dremel method are
  • 1. Axles must be removed from the car
  • 2. At least one wheel must be removed from the axle and mounted on another
  • 3. More difficult to get pairs of tires evenly matched
  • 4. MUCH more difficult to sand evenly flat across the tread
Not to say it can't be done - it's just more difficult.
 

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QUOTE In the training world they say never assume knowledge
Good advice!
So, to clarify, we are talking two quite different operations here.

One is truing a tire and the other is deliberately grinding it down to a smaller size.
Can we agree that this is not the same thing?

Even after a severe regrind, I would strongly recommend that a fine truing, with both tires mounted on the car is going to be more accurate and considerably more easily achieved by the average slotter. Grinding the treads of two tires flat and perfectly parallel to each other, to exactly the same diameter, in two separate operations, is definitely beyond any but the most superbly experienced of hands - it is hit and miss. Some people have these gifts but, realistically, most of us don't.
Of course, you could use instrumentation to check dimensions, but that's expensive.
 
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