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  Reply # 1941229 17-Jan-2018 00:23
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Have there been tests to show things like savings, and whether everyone needs to get them done? I can imagine regularly driving on bad roads, or pushing the car hard would benefit, but I am skeptical about people who drive shopping carts around suburbs on good roads, that they ned it done as often.


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I have had wheel alignments done at Beaurepaires as part of buying new tyres and been pretty happy with the work done (Both Melling and Alicetown), I think the usual price is around $80? (happy to be corrected).

 

I have also heard rumours about the "yellow guys" who do wheel alignments that seem good but promote tyre wear (esp for people who live in Wainuiomata, the surface of the hill is known for eating tyres)

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1941374 17-Jan-2018 10:33
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alasta:

 

How often should a wheel alignment be done?

 



I would also recommend it if you car deals with any substantial impact to the wheel (i.e. mounting a kerb at high speed, or striking an extremely deep pothole)

 

 

 

 

Father did that in his S4 and ended up with the control arm in the sump lol... Alignment wont fix that one! 





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  Reply # 1941655 17-Jan-2018 19:23
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, but I am skeptical about people who drive shopping carts around suburbs on good roads, that they ned it done as often.

 

 

 

 

Power steering in car parks is one of the biggest stresses on ball joints and tie-rod ends... You're fighting the grip of tyres.


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  Reply # 1941713 17-Jan-2018 22:26
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Just got it done @ tonys tyre service in petone $59 (also bought some tires)


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