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do I really need an alignment?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by takaya49, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. Dec 14, 2010 at 8:04 PM
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    takaya49

    takaya49 [OP] Pacific Rim Mushrooms

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    just had coil overs and shox put on the back and front and the truck drives great... no pulling, shaking etc.. do i still need an alignment?
     
  2. Dec 14, 2010 at 8:06 PM
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    S.B.

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    yes
     
  3. Dec 14, 2010 at 8:09 PM
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    Matic

    Matic Locked and Lifted "02" DC TRD.

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    Absolutely. I thought the same thing. Truck tracked sweet after my lift. Eventually ruined my fronts because they were toed in so bad. Rest of the tire had 50%, both liters were bald.
     
  4. Dec 14, 2010 at 8:10 PM
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    jr114

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    yes. and if you cant get correct alignment get new ucas. otherwise youll wind up like me looking for new tires.
     
  5. Dec 14, 2010 at 8:15 PM
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    takaya49

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    thanks guys! will get one asap
     
  6. Dec 14, 2010 at 8:23 PM
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    MrGrimm

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    No if you like to replace parts that otherwise wouldn't need replacing or like to replace tires more often than you should.
     
  7. Dec 14, 2010 at 8:29 PM
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    S.S.T.

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    Make sure when you go, you ask them to get the numbers as close to perfect as you can, otherwise, they'll get them into the green spec range, and call it good. Toe and camber as close to 0 as possible, with a high caster.
     
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