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alignment question.

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by arlypoo, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. Nov 4, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    arlypoo

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    Just got set of toytec coilovers set for 2.5". I am currently running readylift coil spacers for the same amount of lift.

    Will i need a wheel alignment?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Nov 4, 2011 at 10:28 PM
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    Wolfrunner

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    if you took one coilover out and installed another even though they are the same size I would recommend getting the alignment done again. fifty dollars is well worth saving your tires.
     
  3. Nov 5, 2011 at 7:58 AM
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    true enough, thanks for input.
     
  4. Nov 5, 2011 at 8:06 AM
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    Yes you do. Changing the suspension means you should have it checked...
     
  5. Nov 6, 2011 at 8:22 PM
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    yes u will

    i suggest firestone lifetime warranty alignments......only 150 for as many as u want or nned
     
  6. Nov 8, 2011 at 5:49 AM
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    Thanks guys.
     
  7. Nov 8, 2011 at 5:54 AM
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    Do they still do that? Someone told me they don't offer it any more for offroad vehicles.
     
  8. Nov 8, 2011 at 5:59 AM
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    Sub'd for response. I don't feel like spending $350 again on one alignment. These Icon UCAs must suck at aligning.
     
  9. Nov 8, 2011 at 6:02 AM
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    Where the hell did you spend $350 for one alignment?!?!?! :eek:
     
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    X2. I pay $39.99.............the last one anyway
     
  11. Nov 8, 2011 at 6:07 AM
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    A place in Merrimack near my work....needless to say never again. The tech mentioned it was the hardest alignment he had ever done. It does look like a PITA.
     
  12. Nov 8, 2011 at 6:15 AM
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    They don't have set rates for an alignment?!?! I'm sorry man but you got taken for a ride. The place I go charges $60 for an alignment, if it takes them longer than expected thats their problem. They'll even redo it within 90 days if you think it's off. Alignments are not that hard and should NEVER cost $350 (especially on a 2009 where things couldn't have possibly been rusted on that badly).
     
  13. Nov 8, 2011 at 6:29 AM
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    I couldn't tell but it looks like you need to remove the main bolt to adjust the uca. I know it should not have been that much.

    Where do you go?
     
  14. Nov 8, 2011 at 6:33 AM
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    I wish I could find a place around here that will do it for less than $80!!!!
     
  15. Nov 8, 2011 at 6:43 AM
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    Townfair tire. Hell, the stealership only charges $90. They also shouldn't be removing anything, just loosening in order to adjust. With the equipment they have, it's not that bad, just adjust til the red numbers turn green on the machine. It might be too late but if this was yesterday, I'd go back in there and try to get some money back, that's just flat out robbery.
     
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    Firestone Complete Auto Care.......like i said 150 for lifetime warranttty alignment haha get mine done after im done offroading
     
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