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Old 05-01-2008, 11:46 PM   #16
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I've never had an alignment done, how can I tell if I need one?

What's the rate approximately, from IAC?
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Old 05-06-2008, 11:43 PM   #17
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I've never had an alignment done, how can I tell if I need one?

What's the rate approximately, from IAC?
is your steering wheel straight while driving down the road? does your car pull at all? do your tires have any irregular wear patterns? if yes to any of these than you need an alignment
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Old 05-06-2008, 11:49 PM   #18
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is your steering wheel straight while driving down the road? does your car pull at all? do your tires have any irregular wear patterns? if yes to any of these than you need an alignment
I think I better do an alignment just in case. I can't tell if it goes straight since most roads lean toward the gutter so it's hard to judge (doesn't pull hard in any direction though) and I don't think I drive it enough to notice strange tire wear.
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Old 07-20-2008, 01:32 PM   #19
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ive gone to woodbridge alignment 3 times so far, first time i thought they did a good job, second time, i got the car back, steering wheel was tilted to the right and the car pulled to the right, at first i thought maybe because of the heavy road crown up there on 7, but then i started taking it through some smaller streets, and still the car pulled to the side. i went back and complained, the mechanic walks out to my car and says, your cars not safe because my suspension is to stiff and the cars to low, so i said the ride height of my car has nothing to do with you leaving my wheels crooked so he started going on and on about young people wasteing money on their cars, so i left. 2 weeks later after doing my M3 brakes i took it there again, and for now its ok, although next time i might take it to iac.
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Old 07-20-2008, 01:39 PM   #20
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anyone else have any shops to reccomend
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Old 07-20-2008, 06:34 PM   #21
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i noticed that alot of shops out there have the aligment capabilities, but only have one person that actually knws how to operate it. Thats ****ed up. So when that one guy is off on vacation, they wont turn you down. Thell just get some next guy that thinks he knows how to do alignment. and there you go, you get a ****ed up alignment.
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Old 07-20-2008, 08:12 PM   #22
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Crown Steering and Brake on Dundas near Dixie.
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Old 07-20-2008, 10:44 PM   #23
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ive gone to woodbridge alignment 3 times so far, first time i thought they did a good job, second time, i got the car back, steering wheel was tilted to the right and the car pulled to the right, at first i thought maybe because of the heavy road crown up there on 7, but then i started taking it through some smaller streets, and still the car pulled to the side. i went back and complained, the mechanic walks out to my car and says, your cars not safe because my suspension is to stiff and the cars to low, so i said the ride height of my car has nothing to do with you leaving my wheels crooked so he started going on and on about young people wasteing money on their cars, so i left. 2 weeks later after doing my M3 brakes i took it there again, and for now its ok, although next time i might take it to iac.
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Why would you go back there after the way you were treated the first time ??
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Old 12-05-2009, 04:39 PM   #24
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I need a 4 wheel alignment for my car and I did a search here and found this thread..
I have a quote of $139. plus tax from a shop and the person that does the alignment has been doing this for 30 years,

so is $139 too expensive for a 30 year experienced guy ? or it can be done cheaper by IAC- wrote to IAC for pricing)?
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Old 12-05-2009, 09:20 PM   #25
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Just had my front wheel alignment done today at Woodbridge Alignment. Car is straight as an arrow. This past summer i went there as well and had to return as the wheel was crooked a bit. I did request that they use hand held device to avoid damaging my summer wheels. Today they used the wheel mounted laser so maybe thats why its better.

This time they did a good job first time. Price $65 front/ $40 rear. If you pay cash no tax and no receipt.
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Old 12-05-2009, 09:33 PM   #26
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Same here, although I haven't gone to them for alignment.

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Yeah I heard good things about them too, thats why I tried them out. But I guess they're still doing the old school when other shops have moved on.
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Old 01-02-2010, 04:21 PM   #27
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Can anyone recommend a shop near 401/Leslie area?
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Old 03-08-2010, 04:33 PM   #28
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Does anyone know of any good shops for alignment in the mississauga, oakville, burlington, or hamilton area?

Thanks.
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Old 03-08-2010, 05:14 PM   #29
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Dont go anywhere else but here
http://www.can-alignment.com/
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Old 03-09-2010, 05:27 PM   #30
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Called Can Alignment and they do it for $120. I know Bimmersport charges $110.

Seems kind of pricey, anyone know of any good cheaper places that do it?

Thanks.
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