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Old 07-31-2004, 12:14 PM   #1
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Alignment shop recommendations???

I just overhauled my suspension and I need an alignment, but I'm about to loose it after going to three shops and getting jerked around for the past week. Nobody wants to touch it because it's lowered. I thought a 1" drop is nothing? Has anyone had a good experience recently with someone in Mississauga, Brampton, or Etobicoke? I put Bilstein sport shocks and H&R sport springs on so it's lowered about 1" in the back and 1.5" in the front. I'm extremely frustrated right now so your help would be much appreciated.
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Old 07-31-2004, 08:11 PM   #2
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Old 07-31-2004, 10:10 PM   #3
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Bavarian Motors, it's worth the drive to Markham, I won't get my car aligned anywhere else, and I'm 40 minutes north of the GTA.
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Old 08-01-2004, 03:01 PM   #4
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Question Re: Alignment shop recommendations???

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Nobody wants to touch it because it's lowered. I thought a 1" drop is nothing? Has anyone had a good experience recently with someone in Mississauga, Brampton, or Etobicoke? I put Bilstein sport shocks and H&R sport springs on so it's lowered about 1" in the back and 1.5" in the front.
Alwysfresh,

Wondering what your Bilstein / H&R suspension cost you ?
Myself and another Maxbimmer are in the market for the same suspension.

With regards to your allignment.....Go with thinair's advice...Steve at Bavarian does GREAT work at a fair price (< than the Stealer). I'm not saying he's cheap, but at least you know that the work will be done right.
If $ is no object and you're looking for the "Non Plus Ultra" of wheel allignments.....see Billy at Engineered Automotive.
Hope that helps and please fill me in on the cost (Parts only) of your new suspension.

Good Luck,

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Old 08-02-2004, 10:02 AM   #5
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Thanks for the recommendations guys...do you know if they can do it with my 18"x8.5" rims on, or do I have to bring it with my winters on?
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Old 08-02-2004, 10:34 AM   #6
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woodbridge alignment on hwy 7 / islington// sorry dont have the #
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Old 08-02-2004, 11:37 AM   #8
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I would either go to Mantis Racing in Oakville or see Billy. I have been to both places.
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Old 08-02-2004, 01:10 PM   #9
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Bavarian Motors, it's worth the drive to Markham, I won't get my car aligned anywhere else, and I'm 40 minutes north of the GTA.
hey wheres that located? i may need some alignment aswell
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Old 08-02-2004, 04:04 PM   #10
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I recommend woodbridge alignment 80 bucks cash.. just make sure when you leave you steering wheel is straight!

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Post Bavarian Motors (= location as Raven Motorsports)

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hey wheres that located? i may need some alignment aswell
They are located on the West side of Woodbine Avenue, north of Steeles Avenue.....to be more precise...one block north of John Street. Even easier ~~> They're one door south of Mandarin Gardens.
Call Steve at (905) 479-1769.

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Old 08-03-2004, 09:36 AM   #12
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I need a alignment too . . . are there different types ? ?

first time with a four wheel alignment.
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Old 08-03-2004, 09:46 AM   #13
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I recommend woodbridge alignment 80 bucks cash.. just make sure when you leave you steering wheel is straight!

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I'm never going there ever again, they gave me such an out of wack alignment last time, and managed to leave oil stains all over my light grey leather seats, steering wheel, and carpet near the accelerator pedal/
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