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Old 10-13-2011, 11:53 PM   #1
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Is a front alignment a must after lowered and new wheels?

Just lowered car and put on 22" wheels..is it highly recommended to get a front alignment done?
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Old 10-14-2011, 12:10 AM   #2
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You need an alignment after lowering, not after wheels.
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Old 10-14-2011, 05:38 AM   #3
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You need an alignment after lowering, not after wheels.
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:52 AM   #4
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Yes,a four wheel alignment is needed and don't forget to time the bushings.The sooner the better.
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Old 10-14-2011, 01:37 PM   #5
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We agree with everyone here, you definitely need to get an alignment done. No need to wear through those tires faster than they Have to.
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Old 10-18-2011, 11:20 AM   #6
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Just lowered car and put on 22" wheels..is it highly recommended to get a front alignment done?

vexss2010 - Any time you remove a strut and re-install it, you need to have your car aligned...espeically if you're installing springs that change the ride height.
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Old 10-18-2011, 11:41 AM   #7
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Just lowered car and put on 22" wheels..is it highly recommended to get a front alignment done?
Highly recommended and a must! What springs did you go with?

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Old 10-21-2011, 05:39 PM   #8
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Hi Burce bought my suspension parts from you question thanks

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Yes,a four wheel alignment is needed and don't forget to time the bushings.The sooner the better.
what do you mean time the bushings? drive it for awhile? before alignment so it settles? if so how far do you need to drive it? thanks
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Old 10-23-2011, 09:43 PM   #9
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Yes,a four wheel alignment is needed and don't forget to time the bushings.The sooner the better.
Pfadt solid bush no need to time anything .
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Old 10-23-2011, 09:48 PM   #10
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what do you mean time the bushings? drive it for awhile? before alignment so it settles? if so how far do you need to drive it? thanks
If you don't reset the bushings to the new ride height you can damage the bushings, as well as cause ride/handling issues from the bushings being twisted at ride height. Your ride heights will also be wrong due to the added rebound the bushings are giving.
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