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Old 08-27-2014, 05:12 PM   #1
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I went to an alignment shop today and I notice that the guy was under my car adjusting my tie rods of course. But he didn't touch the SR camber plates I installed. I lowered my car so thats why I went to get an alignment. Why he suppose to adjust my plates too or no?
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If it's already in spec then no he doesn't. Did you get a print out of your caster/camber/toe specs before and after the alignment?


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Did you mention to him that you installed the plates? Most shops set the toe and ship the car on its way while charging extra for adjusting caster and camber
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If it's already in spec then no he doesn't. Did you get a print out of your caster/camber/toe specs before and after the alignment?


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Yeah I did get a print out before and after
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Did you mention to him that you installed the plates? Most shops set the toe and ship the car on its way while charging extra for adjusting caster and camber

I didn't mention to him. If he didn't take a look at my plates, does it mean my car didn't get an alignment right?
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Post a pic of the print out.


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I didn't mention to him. If he didn't take a look at my plates, does it mean my car didn't get an alignment right?



Not necessarily. We'd have to see the specs to know for sure. Most modern cars have non-adjustable caster and camber, which means the factory spec is designed into the chassis. The only way it will change is if the car is in an accident or has aftermarket C/C plates like you do. Most shops will just set the toe since that is the only adjustment that can be made to the vehicle unless they are told it has aftermarket plates on it.


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You caster and camber actually look pretty good, as long as they're fairly close to the middle of the spectrum then you're fine. The only thing I could see is maybe going pre towards the middle of the range on your aber. Neutral aber isn't the worst thing though
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So adjusting the plates won't be necessary?
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Nope, you should be fine.
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Nope, you should be fine.

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