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      02-08-2012, 12:39 PM   #1
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My new M3 ....

So, I got a 4 wheel complimentary alignment done because the steering wheel was slightly off center but just a few degrees. Now, the car's wheel is more dead straight but it feels harder to turn the wheel. WTH happened here? Does anyone have any good advice? I only have 1256 miles...
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      02-08-2012, 12:56 PM   #2
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      02-08-2012, 01:52 PM   #4
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you got everyone off track by posting a picture ... nice car!
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      02-08-2012, 01:53 PM   #5
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Congrats!

As far as the steering wheel, I'd take it back to the dealer you got it from and have them take a look at it! Hope everything gets sorted out!
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Congrats..the car looks great. Why dont you have a talk with the SA about the steering feel, hopefully they find and fix the problem(if indeed there is one)
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You might try driving another M3 at the dealer to compare the steering feel to yours.
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      02-08-2012, 03:51 PM   #11
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Forget the sterring, I'd be more interested in the massive car park behind you :-) perfect for learning all about your car on a frosty moring!
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Get the alignment specs (sheet) from the dealer, if you can. There are people here on the forums who can tell if anything looks fishy.
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      02-08-2012, 06:46 PM   #14
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Congrats! Nice ride!
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IMO best stock set up
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I miss my ZCP wheels soooo bad. Can't wait until winter ends so I can get them back on!!! Nice car op! And I wouldn't worry much about the steering wheel being harder to turn, probably in your head or the result of fixing some bad toe.
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Congrats! Take her back to the dealer to fix the steering.
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Congratulations first of all, on the beautiful M3! Take it back and ask them to fix it.
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Like others have stated take it to the dealer they will get it fixed for you.

Car looks great, planning any mods in the future?
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Unless it's something silly like the servotronic mode getting switched without you realizing it... sounds like they may have changed the caster.
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      02-09-2012, 11:44 PM   #22
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Yeah, I got distracted by the pic too. Nice car. Looks sick. Love white/black/CF roof.
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