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wheel alignment

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by freshman, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. Apr 19, 2011 at 10:59 AM
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    freshman

    freshman [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I cannot find the answer to my situation:

    I am waiting for my add a leaf but the front spacers were installed, can i have a wheel alignment done and not do it again after the aal install or it is a bad idea.

    2003 tacoma prerunner; auto.
     
  2. Apr 19, 2011 at 11:03 AM
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    Brunes

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    If you aren't having obvious wear issues or vibrations- I'd wait cause you'll want to have an alignment done after the rear lift...So why do it twice (unless you have a lifetime alignment deal...)
     
  3. Apr 19, 2011 at 11:17 AM
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    How do they align the rear? I just thought 4 wheel alignment is needed if you have struts or coils? Since the rear is leaf pack....
     
  4. Apr 19, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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    Brunes

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    They won't necessarily align the rear- but lifting the front can play with the front end alignment.

    Depending on the place that does your alignments they may look at the rear if you ask...My alignment guy mentioned that I was .4 out after I installed my AAL....We took a BFH and got it to .01 or .02.
     
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