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      03-02-2008, 11:36 AM   #1
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proper alignment after shocks/spring install

So I am riding on the fsd/eibach combo right now and after the alignment it feels abit weird. I rode around without the alignment after the suspension install for about a week and it feels great (shoulda stuck with that). But now after the shop did the alignment, I can feel the rear wobble abit and when I step on the break abit hard, it seems to swirl to the right. I wanted to go to BMW and get an alignment, but not sure if I can ask them to take into account the new car height? Should I wait for the new 19" wheels too before everything is done?

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So I am riding on the fsd/eibach combo right now and after the alignment it feels abit weird. I rode around without the alignment after the suspension install for about a week and it feels great (shoulda stuck with that). But now after the shop did the alignment, I can feel the rear wobble abit and when I step on the break abit hard, it seems to swirl to the right. I wanted to go to BMW and get an alignment, but not sure if I can ask them to take into account the new car height? Should I wait for the new 19" wheels too before everything is done?

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Most shop will do the alignment wrong not matter what and what you are describing is alignment that is way off. Get a KDS alignment from BMW.

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What does KDS stand for? me for not knowing.

Also, should I wait to get the wheels on too or does it not matter?
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if you are putting aftermarket wheels, make sure whoever at BMW that is doing your allignment knows what he is doing, because he could scratch ur wheels
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