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Old 02-21-2003, 02:42 PM
suginami suginami is offline
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Southern California, U.S.A.
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It is best to take it to the dealer.

Hunter is a company that produces the alignment machines that many shops use for most cars, but Hunter produces a special machine that is modified specifically for use on our cars.

You also need to use a spread bar to "pre-load" the suspension to properly align it, too.

I tried several tire shops who said they could do the alignment anyway, but it was a waste of money. It was never right.

I think I paid about $100 at the dealer, but it was well worth the money. It was over a year ago, and the car tracks perfectly straight.
Paul S.

2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
79,200 miles.

1973 280SE 4.5, 170,000 miles. 568 Signal Red, Black MB Tex. "The Red Baron".
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