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Old 11-01-2003, 01:28 PM
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Hey guys,

I have an '03 C32 AMG, and the other night I was driving in a bad storm and a car to the left of me suddenly swerved into my lane. I had no choice but to swerve to the right and hit the curb.

Needless to say, I damaged my front right rim.

Oh well, it was time to go get 19's anyway

Now I have some brand new 19" Foose Lusso's and they're SICK.

But, my car seems to pull a great deal to the left. My steering wheel has to be at about 5-10 degrees to the right before I can go straight.

Is all I need to do take the car in for an alignment?

What's the chances a good independent shop could do just as good/better of a job than the dealership?

Do they have to be knowledgeable about Benz in general to align a Benz car?


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Old 11-01-2003, 06:33 PM
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Gainesville FL
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They definitely need to know about MBs as your car has no provision for caster or camber adjustments without the installation of a new bolt kit. You may have just screwed the toe-in which directly messes the steering wheel, but if you were to need caster or camber you need to know about the bolt kits.

Steve Brotherton
Continental Imports
Gainesville FL
Bosch Master, ASE Master, L1
33 years MB technician
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