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Quick question re: alignment after tire upgrade

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by bigmooze, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. Sep 9, 2009 at 4:51 PM
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    bigmooze

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    I don't think I'd need to, but I just wanted to confirm... re-alignment after changing from 245/75R16's to 265/75R16's? It would only shift everything up, not change the geometry... right?
     
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    I would.
     
  3. Sep 9, 2009 at 5:00 PM
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    Oh OK, I didn't think it would need it. But it's fine either way. Thanks.
     
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    I'm not too familiar with the swapping of tire sizes, but I'm sure others could contribute more info on the matter. :eek: But to be on the safe side, I would. :)
     
  5. Sep 9, 2009 at 5:14 PM
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    After I put a lift on, I went to get my alignment done. They told me I should wait for my new wheels and tires to come in before getting an alignment, because changing your tire size / height throws your alignment off.

    I would get it done to avoid unnecessary ware.
     
  6. Sep 9, 2009 at 5:36 PM
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    OK cool, I'll wait to install my lift and change the tires so I can have it all done at once. Then I can have my Flowmaster installed too. All done in a day :)

    Thanks guys.
     
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