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Old 08-21-2014, 04:20 PM   #1
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Should I Take it Into a Shop

Just got done installing the Eibach Pro Kit 1 inch. My buddy told me I have to take it in to get the camber and alignment adjusted but I don't think I should. Do you have to do this after installing only springs? BTW she looks mean now...

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Old 08-21-2014, 04:29 PM   #2
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yes you have to get a wheel alignment. even if the car drives straight you will see over time that the treads on the tires will wear uneven. so your friend is right
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Old 08-21-2014, 04:29 PM   #3
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Yes, you absolutely need to go get an alignment.

You had to unbolt the front struts to do springs which means you have no idea what you're camber and/or toe is now.

Also, lowering the suspension alone changes the geometry and will throw the settings off as well.
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Yes you do require a front and rear wheel alignment.
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Old 08-21-2014, 04:31 PM   #5
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Yes, you absolutely need to go get an alignment.

You had to unbolt the front struts to do springs which means you have no idea what you're camber and/or toe is now.

Also, lowering the suspension alone changes the geometry and will throw the settings off as well.
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Old 08-21-2014, 04:36 PM   #6
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Thank you guys, I'm new to the mod game but it is a bad bad disease and I love it. Thanks ELIC for the msg BTW.
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Old 08-21-2014, 04:39 PM   #7
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Thank you guys, I'm new to the mod game but it is a bad bad disease and I love it. Thanks ELIC for the msg BTW.
love to help when i can good luck
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Old 08-21-2014, 07:01 PM   #8
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I got mine aligned and had the alignment shop time the bushings at the same time.
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Old 08-21-2014, 07:06 PM   #9
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I got mine aligned and had the alignment shop time the bushings at the same time.


If they look at you funny or don't know what timing the bushings does or is, FIND A NEW SHOP.

Not sure where you are in Cali or I would try and recommend a shop.
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Old 08-21-2014, 07:14 PM   #10
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Old 08-21-2014, 08:20 PM   #11
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How long should you wait for the springs to settle before getting the alignment?
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Old 08-21-2014, 10:00 PM   #12
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How long should you wait for the springs to settle before getting the alignment?
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Ima give mine a week, my camber was really screwed up when I took it off the jack, literally the tire looked like it would come off the rim but I drove around my buddies neighborhood and it looked normal again.
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Old 08-22-2014, 01:08 AM   #13
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take it to a alignment shop that does race cars or high end cars.
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