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Old 12-18-2003, 08:15 PM
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front end alignment

After reading the posts about the need to use a spreader bar to correctly set the toe-in, can anyone direct me to a shop in Fairfax County Virginia?

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Old 12-19-2003, 08:01 AM
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The only time a spreader bar maks a difference is when the front end componets are worn & there is a lot of play!

AT dealer I have done thousands of alignments & as long as the front end is tight there isn't 1MM difference of toe-in change, We have 2 Hunter factory computer alignment machines.
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Old 12-19-2003, 08:51 AM
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I'd definitely have to agree with Doc. I even did it scientifically for this article:
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Old 12-19-2003, 11:54 AM
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Thank you both.
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