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Wheel alignment help?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by MY50cal, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. Jul 9, 2010 at 9:28 AM
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    MY50cal

    MY50cal [OP] I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    Finally finish doing A LOT of work to the front end and took the truck to a local and recommended shop to set up an appointment for wheel balancing (lost all my weights at a mud run) and an alignment... The owner/guy helping me said that he wouldn't be able to align the front without the stock wheels and tires, said the lasers will stick out too far and not hit the machine? Is this true? He agreed to try it but gave no promises. That really screws me because I just moved to NY and most of my stuff is still in MI. Never had this issue in MI... Input?
     
  2. Jul 9, 2010 at 9:32 AM
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    SpaceMonkey

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    That's dumb. Take it to another shop. What, they can't align any vehicle with aftermarket wheels? Give me a break.
     
  3. Jul 9, 2010 at 9:36 AM
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    jnoley07

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    what a bunch of tools, just go somewhere else. they obviously have no idea what is going on.
     
  4. Jul 9, 2010 at 9:37 AM
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    MY50cal

    MY50cal [OP] I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    thats what i thought. had 2 different places in Mi do my alignment over a couple years and they never had issues...
     
  5. Jul 9, 2010 at 11:37 AM
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    225nontypical

    225nontypical ????????????

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    take it some where else that dude is a dumbass. or has some old crappy equipment.
     
  6. Jul 9, 2010 at 11:50 AM
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    David Tarantino

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    iam in Denville NJ 07834 if that helps
     
  7. Jul 9, 2010 at 12:03 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    This is the Man that can help ^^^^

    :)
     
  8. Jul 9, 2010 at 12:04 PM
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    David Tarantino

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    :D Thank you sir
     
  9. Jul 9, 2010 at 12:04 PM
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    AeroCooper

    AeroCooper Half the strength of ten (microscopic men)

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  10. Jul 9, 2010 at 12:08 PM
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  11. Jul 9, 2010 at 12:13 PM
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    David Tarantino

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    when are you going to get out here??:D
     
  12. Jul 9, 2010 at 12:18 PM
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    brutalguyracing

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    as soon as i stop being lazy.....the shaking has become a back massager for me......
     
  13. Jul 9, 2010 at 12:21 PM
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    That should be your first sign to never go back to them.... they sound like they are lazy and dont do a good job.
     
  14. Jul 9, 2010 at 12:27 PM
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    floridaoccifer

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    Just FYI, I have been to 2 separate shops now and they still cant achieve the 0 - 0 - 2.4 settings that everyone else seems to be able to get without an issue.

    Good luck and certainly try another shop, I am ;)
     
  15. Jul 9, 2010 at 12:27 PM
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    David Tarantino

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    :rofl::rofl:
     
  16. Jul 9, 2010 at 12:43 PM
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  17. Jul 9, 2010 at 7:53 PM
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    brutalguyracing

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  18. Jul 10, 2010 at 12:22 AM
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    MY50cal

    MY50cal [OP] I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    I will keep that in mind for the future!! thanks guys. I have to at least get my wheels balanced before I do any sort of driving distance... but I would still have you do them again when i got there :D


    your only 3 1/2 hrs away.
     
  19. Jul 10, 2010 at 2:30 AM
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    David Tarantino

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    thats a hell of a ride but if you cant find anyone that can
    balance them and do a alignment let me know
    iam happy to help :D
     
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