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JAYBEE3 07-18-2010 02:58 AM

Balance or alignment??
 
OK here is the deal guys i had my Bwoody Springs installed Febuary and Aligned and this tuseday i took it for its routine maintanice oil cahnge air filter(Added the K&N one ) and the techincian said that the Front two tires are wearing out from the inside because it needs a "ALIGNMENT" i checkd and yes the tires are being worn out ok here is my question can it be possible that the tires and rims them self need BALANCE??? any help would be great guys thank you

robpp 07-18-2010 08:42 AM

Re: Blance or alignment??
 
uneven wear is typically an alignment issue...........

CherokeeOnToyos 07-18-2010 09:33 AM

Re: Blance or alignment??
 
^^agreed

Scottina06 07-18-2010 10:33 AM

Re: Blance or alignment??
 
yep...alignment

SvenskaJeepGuy 07-18-2010 11:19 AM

Re: Blance or alignment??
 
an alignment is needed everytime you mess with the suspension

jeepster23 07-18-2010 11:25 AM

Re: Blance or alignment??
 
Sounds to me like the Camber is off if the inside of both fronts are wearing fast

JAYBEE3 07-18-2010 01:14 PM

Re: Blance or alignment??
 
I see Thanx alot guys so an Alignment is due every how manny miles? because i had that done in febuary when i installed the springs

Scottina06 07-18-2010 05:44 PM

Re: Blance or alignment??
 
alignments on the wk are very tricky

blackpepper 07-18-2010 06:10 PM

Re: Blance or alignment??
 
^yep.. 1 1/2 hr. wait for me.. I can scan the results if anyone is curious.. it was WAY off.

JAYBEE3 07-19-2010 04:20 AM

Re: Balance or alignment??
 
Ok thanx guys so ball park estimate on alignment what do you guys pay??? Becaus at midas they will charge me like 130$ and he said that is because of my Rims and tires?? sounds fair??

CherokeeOnToyos 07-19-2010 07:10 AM

Re: Balance or alignment??
 
I got mine done at firestone for like $78 after tax and all...and I have 32" tires

JRsmoothee 07-19-2010 01:51 PM

Re: Balance or alignment??
 
i had to take my jeep back to the shop after they installed my bwoody's and aligned it.....they claimed the couldnt adjust the camber, so i printed off some stuff from the forum here and showed them it was possible to adjust the camber, the mechanic claimed he got the camber within spec range, but i dont think he did...so im gonna take it to someone else, i may say f*ck it and just get the adjustable ball joints so that i know 4 or 5 months down the road i dont have to buy new tires .........just my experience


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