No, I haven't taken your post wrong, but ya can't teach an old dog new tricks, sometimes. Depends upon the person whether they are willing to listen to the whole story or only to what they want to hear.
In the times of going against a brick wall, one has to do a damn good sell job, like selling to a dog, and convincing him, to buy a pile of dog crap.
But just remember, the only dumb question is the one not asked.
Have a Good Day, Drive safe. If you're gonna beat on that balancer, use a rubber hammer!