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alignment needed after removing 1/2" spacer??

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by especk, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. Feb 28, 2011 at 11:44 AM
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    So I'll be removing my 1/2" top plate spacer to bring my CV joints into better position. Right now I'm at about 3.5" of lift and this will bring me down to almost 3".

    Do I need to get a new alignment after doing this? or is it not a big enough change to make a difference in my alignment?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Feb 28, 2011 at 11:47 AM
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    Yes!
     
  3. Feb 28, 2011 at 11:52 AM
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    just saw it on my build page too. Thanks.
     
  4. Feb 28, 2011 at 11:56 AM
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    Yeah any time you remove your front shocks you will need an alignment
     
  5. Feb 28, 2011 at 11:58 AM
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    O so even if you dont replace them or anything?

    Or do you only need an alignment after anytime you change the height?
     
  6. Feb 28, 2011 at 12:01 PM
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    Yeah if you remove them and reinstall everything your not going to get it all back to spec it will me miner but you should still do it.
     
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