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Is your Dealer "Ligning" up

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Nick54, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. Jan 13, 2011 at 7:35 AM
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    Nick54

    Nick54 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    After installing your Billies, did anyone have a problem getting your dealership to realign you truck?
     
  2. Jan 13, 2011 at 7:38 AM
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    Rossi396

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    If you're talking about doing this in conjuction with the Leaf TSB, my truck didn't require the new shocks, but still got an alignment. It's right in the TSB. Both trucks (whether they have the Bilsteins or not) require an alignment.

    Rossi
     
  3. Jan 13, 2011 at 7:45 AM
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    I got the TSB done a couple of months ago and they aligned the truck, now I'm adding the 5100s all around and lifting the front 1.75. As I understand this requires an alignment again. So I guess the question centers more around will the dealer align my truck after a lift I install?
     
  4. Jan 13, 2011 at 7:50 AM
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    If you're just taking it in to have it aligned, I'm not sure why they wouldn't...? Maybe you're referring to them not wanting to touch it because of the lift and warranty implications. Not sure there.

    If you're worried about warranty implications with the dealer, maybe you could take it to a reputable tire installer instead. You're going to have to pay the dealer to do it anyway.
     
  5. Jan 13, 2011 at 7:59 AM
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    Are you wanting the dealer to align your truck under warranty after you put aftermarket parts on?
    To be honest, I've had better alignments with a local shop (more experience) and it was about 1/2 the price of what the dealership charged.
     
  6. Jan 13, 2011 at 8:45 AM
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    Oh no, I'm not expecting this to be warranty work, just concerned they may not want to touch it because of the lift. I suppose I should consider a local alignment shop too. Thanks
     
  7. Jan 13, 2011 at 9:41 AM
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    You shouldn't have a proble I had the dealership align my truck after I put my 5100's on without any problem. They gave me the print out from the final readings on the alignment rack and the whole nine yards.
     
  8. Jan 13, 2011 at 9:46 AM
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