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Looks like my Alignment is off but it isn't?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 09tacomg, Aug 3, 2009.

  1. Aug 3, 2009 at 11:15 AM
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    09tacomg

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    I just had a set of toyo mt 265 70 17 tires installed. I have noticed that
    the tires in the front are slightly toed in on the bottom. Looks like this \ / but not that bad. I had it checked for alignment at 2 different shops and they both say the alignment is ok.
     
  2. Aug 3, 2009 at 11:18 AM
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    1337Taco

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    Maybe it's your eyes. Mine looked a little out of place when I got new tires, but everything showed they were ok. Maybe check your tire pressure, it could be making your tires look a little different. I don't really know what's wrong if two different shops checked your alignment.
     
  3. Aug 3, 2009 at 11:29 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    Hell with the eyes, if the machine syas good & most importantly, if the tires aren't wearing faunky then it's good. Alignment by eyesight by what appears to be correct never is. Tried that trial & error stuff back in the day on other vehicle, always chasing.
     
  4. Aug 3, 2009 at 11:56 AM
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    I had the same thing happen. I got new tires and could have sworn my alignment was off. It wasn't.
     
  5. Aug 3, 2009 at 12:24 PM
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    09tacomg

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    Must be my eye's.. Thanks guys
     
  6. Aug 3, 2009 at 1:54 PM
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    What cha been drinkin? :D
     
  7. Aug 3, 2009 at 2:11 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Depends on what the shop calls "Good". I would ask to see the print out.
     
  8. Aug 3, 2009 at 4:53 PM
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    The alignment shop I went to did not have any spec sheets. They said they do the manual alignment instead of computer. Hopefully my tires were evenly.
     
  9. Aug 3, 2009 at 5:31 PM
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    Find another shop that will do the computer alignment. This is not the 1970's anymore.
     
  10. Aug 3, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    chris4x4

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    X2.
     
  11. Aug 3, 2009 at 6:43 PM
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    Hope you didn't have to pay for that opinion... as others already said, get a computerized alignment done.
     
  12. Aug 3, 2009 at 6:54 PM
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    Eddie81

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    I just went to a shop that I saw from Toyotanation. I didnt know up front that it wasnt computerized.

    I probably will get another alignment.
     
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