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Old 11-15-2005, 11:08 PM   #1
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alignment - any good places?

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I think I need to realign my wheels , does anyone know of a good place with knowledgeble techs who can do their magic and reduce the tire wear etc...

another question is - where do I buy a good torque wrench so that I can change the spark plugs myself.

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Old 11-15-2005, 11:23 PM   #2
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Woodbridge Alignment.
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Old 11-16-2005, 03:18 AM   #3
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woodbridge alignment doesn't use lasers. They also charged me for my rear alignment when my car doesn't have adjustments for the rear.

Never going there again.
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Old 11-16-2005, 10:00 AM   #4
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I wasn't that impressed with woodbridge alignment either

Derrick recomended a place called Fiorano at Langstaff and 400(beside/behind the sunoco) They do all kinds of exotics ferrari's porsche race cars etc. I talked to the owner Courtney and he seem to be very knowledgable. Maybe give tem a try.
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Old 11-16-2005, 10:21 AM   #5
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thanks guys!


what about a torque wrench? anyone knows a place to buy one I can use for spark plugs?
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Old 11-16-2005, 12:59 PM   #6
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I got mine from sears. I have a craftsman one and i think it retails for about $99.99. Whatever you do dont cheap out on the 25-40 dollar ones. Buy it once but right. Sears (promenade is where I got mine) sometimes has open tool sales, so maybe go check it out.

Canadian tire also has them for about 100 bucks
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Old 11-16-2005, 01:19 PM   #7
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Woodbridge alignment completely messed up my alignment, like they were off by a lot on the rear (-2.5 degrees camber on the right rear and -3 on the left...big difference), the coated my steering wheel, shifter, seat, and carpet near the accelerator with air compressor oil. And managed to get super thick oil all over my rear wheels and rotors by using air tools on the camber and toe adjustments instead of a torque wrench. They heated up my tie rods and didn't even wait for them to cool before finalizing the alignment, etc, etc, etc.

Go to Bavarian Motors in Markham.
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Old 11-17-2005, 03:00 AM   #9
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how much does an alignment typically cost?
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Hmmm i guess not, i thought everyone said woodbridge alignment was good, i guess not
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Old 11-17-2005, 11:13 AM   #11
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Old 11-17-2005, 04:54 PM   #12
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add me to the list of people that wont go to WB alignment.

my car was never properly aligned there... take it to IAC in mississauga.
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Old 03-02-2006, 02:04 PM   #13
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I am going to Charlie at bimmersport to do some work and he mentioned that he sends the cars he works on to a shop next door "Protech Performace" for the wheel alignment.
anyone had any experience with that place
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Old 03-02-2006, 05:27 PM   #15
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Engineered Automotive quoted me $250 +tax - OUCH!
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