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      02-08-2012, 09:52 AM   #1
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Toe Adjustment

Anyone esle finding that toe gets out of alignment too easy? I am tired of tires cupping so quickly, so I had the alignment redone after a few thousand miles and the toe was out of spec. I did not hit any pot holes or anything.

Other's experience?

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Is this the front or rear tires? Do you have vibrations in the steering wheel? What type of suspension do you have? Is the cupping on the edge or all over the tread randomly?
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Is this the front or rear tires? Do you have vibrations in the steering wheel? What type of suspension do you have? Is the cupping on the edge or all over the tread randomly?
+1 front or rear?

Either way, a good practice is to mark all the eccentric bolts/adjustable links with a pen so that next time, I can tell whether something went out of alignment because of deformation or the bolts/washers simply rotated.

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Anyone esle finding that toe gets out of alignment too easy? I am tired of tires cupping so quickly, so I had the alignment redone after a few thousand miles and the toe was out of spec. I did not hit any pot holes or anything.

Other's experience?

Thanks
Cupping isn't fault by the toe out of spec., but more of an indication of a worn out suspension component. Alignment alone will seldom cure the problem. If you have tire issue(badly cupped edges or a worn out tire) that itself can cause a pull.
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