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Old 02-04-2010, 10:27 AM   #15
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No they didn't. I'm taking it somewhere else.

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That doesnt sound right. The specs for the alignemnt are loaded into the alignment machines computer shouldnt have to do to much research. 4wheel alignment here is $79.95
I know that Pfadt gives the specs necessary but what are the chances they need to do more extensive stuff ie....parts..... to do the alignment?
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Old 02-04-2010, 10:41 AM   #16
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4 wheel alignment after pfadt drop springs was $79.95. I do have to admit the alignment shop was not pleased with how long it took them to dail it in perfectly. It took them almost 1.5hrs.
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Old 02-04-2010, 11:05 AM   #17
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4 wheel alignment after pfadt drop springs was $79.95. I do have to admit the alignment shop was not pleased with how long it took them to dail it in perfectly. It took them almost 1.5hrs.
This is why I say that I don't mind 200.00, but no more.

So they didn't have to add any parts?
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Old 02-04-2010, 11:08 AM   #18
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I told them to just finish the paint work and park it.

They were willing to 'Chock an hour up to education' LMAO

Now they wont make a dime.

I'd even pay up to 200.00 but not 370.00

So whith them not taking another hour off, they get nothing.
That's why they are called the "Stealership". Alignment specs have been released and they are similar to the Pontiac G8. No big deal.
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Old 02-04-2010, 11:18 AM   #19
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There's a lot more to it once the springs are changed or cut ..... It depends if the shocks are OEM or aftermarket ..... All these thing change the suspension travel and have to be recalculated..... You can't just throw a stock alignment at it, it won't work .....
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Old 02-04-2010, 11:22 AM   #20
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No they didn't. I'm taking it somewhere else.

I know that Pfadt gives the specs necessary but what are the chances they need to do more extensive stuff ie....parts..... to do the alignment?
Aligned a Camaro for a body shop recently that had front end damage, nothing special about it, about the sam as a Impala.
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Old 02-04-2010, 11:28 AM   #21
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There's a lot more to it once the springs are changed or cut ..... It depends if the shocks are OEM or aftermarket ..... All these thing change the suspension travel and have to be recalculated..... You can't just throw a stock alignment at it, it won't work .....
Pfadt has there specs available. When I dropped the car off, I told them if they needed this info it was available.
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We get them done for about $85-$100 depending on the wheels we have on the cars. anything more is a rip off
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Got mine for $80.00, I had the specs from Pedders.....
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Sounds like they spent time looking for the specs and decided to charge me for the time spent.
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This is why I say that I don't mind 200.00, but no more.

So they didn't have to add any parts?
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Old 02-04-2010, 12:01 PM   #26
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Yes, but was the suspension modified for those prices? I can't imagine some drop springs causing THAT much more of an issue with alignment though
Mine was just an alignment, after the lowering springs had "settled"...
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Sounds like they spent time looking for the specs and decided to charge me for the time spent.
That sounds exactly like it. I don't have lowering springs, but when I was quoted it was about $100 and there was no mention of different pricing for other set ups.

Glad you stopped them in their tracks.
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