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      09-13-2012, 06:47 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by lacoa View Post
Ok I think I am getting it.... Are you saying to go somewhere that is familiar with BMWs so you get a good alignment?

Are you also implying that some places simply center the wheel? Cause if so I would turn that place into the BBB because that is in no way, shape or form an alignment of any kind....
Yes - places inexperienced w/BMW and aftermarket suspensions can cause real pain. Having had the displeasure, I now do my own alignment. Working out pretty well too!

On the last, part of a good alignment is a centered steering wheel. In most situations, on precision alignment the wheel will be centered. In a minority, bit o'tie rod adj needed. I'd be looking for problems if both tie rods had to be moved for centered wheel, but installing a new, not-worn suspension might do that given previous adjusts.
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