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Old 08-31-2011, 07:23 PM   #1
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Do I need an alignment after replacing LCAB?

The title says it all. I replaced the LCAB and now I'm seeing a lot of inside tire wear. Should I have done an alignment?

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Old 08-31-2011, 07:26 PM   #2
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it would complimant it.
i know i did it when they were replaced.
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they can definitley cause alignment issues.
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If you're going to get an alignment I suggest doing your rear control arm bushings as well, they're probably shot. Then get a 4 wheel alignment.

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Old 08-31-2011, 08:31 PM   #5
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If your seeing abnormal tire wear get the alignment checked. Something is not right, but i doubt its the bushing. Possible though, just unlikely.
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Old 08-31-2011, 10:38 PM   #6
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Regardless to the cause by replacing LCAB or not, anytime you see a lot of or even some inside tire wear, you should at least get an alignment check.
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Old 08-31-2011, 11:39 PM   #7
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Yes. After an LCAB job, get an alignment

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Old 08-31-2011, 11:40 PM   #8
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Yup get one.
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Yeah get one, it'll save you money on tires and improves the ride big time

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Regardless to the cause by replacing LCAB or not, anytime you see a lot of or even some inside tire wear, you should at least get an alignment check.
Oh yeah... sorry, I didn't explain the whole thing.

Thanks to everyone for the comments.

See, it's my fiancee's car. If the alignment is off due to her hitting curbs, then that's on her. If it's because of me changing the LCABs, then I need to pay for the new tires. Which is what I'm going to do.
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