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alignment ?

when you have ball joints done, do you need to do a alignment? i just had ball joints done and my front tires are wearing on the outer sides but my tires look like they bow in on the top

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It's a good idea to have it done anytime you replace front end or steering parts. It's damn sure cheaper than new tires.

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I put ball joints in mine and took it to have it alignment done and they told me my tires were leanin out at the top to.

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hmmm, the guy at belle tire told me the alignment would not be affected by doing ball joints but what do they know lol. i gotta drop $365 on new front tires now

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It may or may not be affected. I'm not an expert in this area by any means, but it's cheap insurance.

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Get an alignment done buddy. It could be out, ball joints don't necessarly cause the alignment to go out. But a lot of things can cause the alignment to go out. Mainly the crappy roads in Michigan. My gosh we have pot holes the size of lake superior.


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yep def get it aligned, i just did mine last week after ball joints.

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