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Old 06-09-2003, 06:25 PM   #1
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Alignment on coilovers

Now that the coilovers have settled a little bit I'm getting my alignment done. My question is will I need another alignment done if I choose to adjust the ride height down the road?

If that is the case I'm gonna drop things this weekend and get the alignment done next week.
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Old 06-11-2003, 09:41 AM   #2
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Old 06-11-2003, 01:34 PM   #3
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Re: Alignment on coilovers

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Now that the coilovers have settled a little bit I'm getting my alignment done. My question is will I need another alignment done if I choose to adjust the ride height down the road?

If that is the case I'm gonna drop things this weekend and get the alignment done next week.

The answer is no. You will if you take out the springs and shocks again, but removing the springs only to adjust the height does not require you to get alignment again.


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That is not what my shop told me. They can get a more true alignment using the settings for the coilovers and if you make any ride height adjustments you need to realign.
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Old 06-12-2003, 10:31 AM   #5
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How long do they take to settle? And do you see a noticable diff when they do?
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i always thought u needed alignemnt whenever the height is changed?
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i have h&r coilovesr that i adjust all the time...it doesnt effect your alignment what so-ever!
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Old 06-13-2003, 01:29 PM   #8
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How long do they take to settle? And do you see a noticable diff when they do?
I didnt notice much of a difference(height or ride quality) from when I installed them til now. I honestly dont think coilovers fully settle for about 3 months because of how stiff they are in the first place. I just want the alignment done soon so I dont shred my tires but I want to play around with the drop before I get that done.
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