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      04-24-2011, 03:58 PM   #1
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New tires and alignment.

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      04-24-2011, 04:10 PM   #2
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Depends on how much it's pulling. You have to realize that no public roads are perfectly straight, as they are designed to crown to the right so that water can drain...
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Have your old tires worn evenly? If so, no need for an alignment.

While I haven't driven on Goodyear Eagle GT A/S rubber since the mid 90's, have you considered the Conti DWS?

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It dosen't snow in flordia, get the DW not DWS (S = Snow)
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come down to WEST PALM.. ill take u to the best of the best alignment shop in all of southern fl... and theyre the effing sh**. BMW couldnt fix my alignment-- but these ppl did. All the techs are required to have over 15 years experience each.. its pretty awesome and theyre amazing
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Not sure why you decided on GY tires, but few if any 3 cars run on them, so depending on your needs for a tire, will dictate what kind of tire you should consider.

Also, the the Bridgestone RFT's generation 3 is out, and offers more control and less harshness than latest version.

Going from a RFT to a all season tire, and a GY at that, is not the best option, is there any reason you have not considered Continentals? a Far superior and rated tire to a GY. But if you live in Florida, why not a summer performance tire?
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Any place in Orlando that they could recommend? I really wish my car would track like it's supposed too. My friends 135i and my X5 does not pull to the right.
I know of a place in Tampa...if you are interested.
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So I have decided to ditch my OEM runflats with 17k miles and get a brand new set of Goodyear eagle GT all season tires for my car. Would a brand new set of tires and an alignment finally fix my pulling to the right issue I've had with my 328i?
Alignment, tire compound, and tread design can play a factor in why your vehicle is pulling.

Changing out the tires and doing an alignment could be a possibility but you will not know until its done. I would recommend putting the tires on first. If that doesn't solve the issue, try an alignement.

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come down to WEST PALM.. ill take u to the best of the best alignment shop in all of southern fl... and theyre the effing sh**. BMW couldnt fix my alignment-- but these ppl did. All the techs are required to have over 15 years experience each.. its pretty awesome and theyre amazing
where in West Palm? do you have the address or name of the place? and how much you had to pay for it? thank you
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where in West Palm? do you have the address or name of the place? and how much you had to pay for it? thank you
Weber Wheel Alignment
561-585-4886
5323 Georgia Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33405

Dont remember how much i paid but i can tell you that it wasnt anything ridiculous.

Theyre very good at what they do.
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thanks for your help...ill try to go there tomorrow n get it done
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