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      09-29-2008, 03:28 PM   #1
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Alignment after spring install?

For those of you that got aftermarket springs/suspension did you get an alignment afterwards?
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you should always get an alignment after any suspension/springs work done. that is the rule of thumb
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      10-01-2008, 01:55 PM   #3
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Make sure you wait about 2 weeks for it to settle in though.
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Yep you should always get an alignment...and yes, its usually a good idea to wait a week or two for the springs to settle.

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^ What they said. I can get you set up with a local shop to have everything done there when you pick up the springs.
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      10-01-2008, 05:23 PM   #6
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^ What they said. I can get you set up with a local shop to have everything done there when you pick up the springs.
Sounds good Kenny. I'll be chatting with you about this when I come in to order.

Thanks!
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Its good to wait at least 1000 miles before you get an alignment.
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what is corner balancing? I have heard some people say that they had this done after a suspension change...
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what is corner balancing? I have heard some people say that they had this done after a suspension change...
Corner balancing is the process of 'equalizing' weight distribution across the four wheels of the car. And really, you can't do it without adjustable coilovers...and more, unless you are 'serious' about track work - i.e. DE or competition - you'll see a neglible improvement on the street.

Heh, and if done right (with coilovers), your car may look lopsided when you aren't in it...some people hate that.

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