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  1. PC PaiN

    PC PaiN Member Established Member

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    So I get my new tires put and finish installing my new brakes and rotors last night. I run the car to PepBoys this morning to get an alignment done. They call me alittle later and want me to come look at the car.

    They say they are able to get the car in spec but they can make it better for another 100$. They wanted to pull out some bolts and grind out some holes to give them more play.

    Anyone heard of this before? I told them no and that I'm fine with it as long as it's in spec.
     
  2. STAMPEDE3

    STAMPEDE3 SAULS BROTHER Staff Member Super Moderator

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    You can get more adjustment by wallowing out the strut bolts.

    If the car is in spec and does not pull to either direction then leave it alone.
     
  3. HYBRED

    HYBRED That Just Happened Established Member

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    Is it lowered?
     
  4. PC PaiN

    PC PaiN Member Established Member

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    Yea not a fan of wallowing out holes:shrug:
     
  5. PC PaiN

    PC PaiN Member Established Member

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    Stock 2001 Bullitt
     
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    ford_racer King of SVTP Established Member

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    No.
     
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    2k3gt New Member Established Member

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    After I got lowered and threw on the new wheels/tires, the alignment shop said they had to drill out my Steeda plates a little more to get better alignment. This sounds like it might be the same situation?...my car drives straight as an arrow now though, so I'd say it might be worth it.
     
  8. PC PaiN

    PC PaiN Member Established Member

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    I have no pulling issues so I'm not concerned. Actually I don't recall the car pulling before the alignment either but my tires were wearing like it was pulling.
     
  9. STAMPEDE3

    STAMPEDE3 SAULS BROTHER Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Watch closely for tire wear. But if it is in spec with no pulling it should be fine.
     
  10. PC PaiN

    PC PaiN Member Established Member

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    Yea I will. Sadly I just dropped a fair chunk on getting this thing ready for the road again and it's getting nice outside and will more than likely start being on the bike more often now.
     

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