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3800 Torque and Alignment by NightMare Cruiser
Started on: 03-09-2014 06:58 PM
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Last post by: mitchjl22 on 03-11-2014 12:58 AM
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Is there any way that Torque can screw up a brand new "rear" alignment? I had my Fiero (3800SC) aligned at a Brake / Alignment shop. That's all they do! Today I got on it (floored it). When I pulled off I noticed my steering wheel wasn't straight anymore. The car drove straight however the wheel was "leaning" slightly to the left. Even last year when I got my car aligned at another shop After awhile the steering wheel was "leaning to the right. Still went straight but leaning to the right. I double checked the cradle bolts and mount bolts.

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Report this Post03-09-2014 10:23 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Nebiros88Click Here to visit Nebiros88's HomePageSend a Private Message to Nebiros88Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Doesn't sound rear end related. Check your tie rods and steering rack mounts. I have come across tons of vehicles that "just had alignment" and the tech forgot to tighten the tie rod nuts.

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They might not have centered the steering wheel. The toe in may be correct, but was set with the steering wheel off center. Easy for them to correct. Engine torque will not affect alignment unless something is loose or broken. They should have checked for anything like that before the alignment.
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Report this Post03-11-2014 12:58 AM Click Here to See the Profile for mitchjl22Click Here to Email mitchjl22Send a Private Message to mitchjl22Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
I've had this happen when my rear camber changes.....

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