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Is a wheel alignment needed after a leveling kit? Almost had a level installed but guy said it needed to be aligned and I couldn't wait. So I didn't get the kit. So is it needed?
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yes, get an alignment after you level. Unless you WANT to prematurely burn through tires
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yes, get an alignment after you level. Unless you WANT to prematurely burn through tires
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You will need an alignment. After my level, when I took it in for alignment it was out a fair bit
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No way brah...it's not like it affects handling or tire and suspension wear
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Ok. How does $440 sound for everything. Leveling kit, install and alignment?
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what kit are you going with?

a shop should be able to do the install in about 2 hours max. alignments are upwards of 80-100$ depending on how much the shop wants to rape you.

I'd do it yourself then take it in for an alignment. it's really easy
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what kit are you going with?

a shop should be able to do the install in about 2 hours max. alignments are upwards of 80-100$ depending on how much the shop wants to rape you.

I'd do it yourself then take it in for an alignment. it's really easy
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I did my level last weekend with a buddy, took about an hour and half. I have not done an alignment yet but you can tell it needs one.
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what kit are you going
I believe it was a 2.5" Ready Lift.
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I believe it was a 2.5" Ready Lift.
I paid $400 (canadian) for the 2" ready lift, installed, then $100 for alignment. And I got a bit of a deal on installation as well
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