What's a good place to go for awd allignment?

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What's a good place to go for awd allignment?

Post by scheherazade » Thu Mar 27, 2008 1:18 am

(In the Manassas area)

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Post by chicken n waffles » Thu Mar 27, 2008 6:43 am

ptuning
9432 Center Point Lane
Manassas, VA 20110

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had mine done there last year to custom specifications per my own request.
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Post by zaxrex » Thu Mar 27, 2008 7:24 am

Yeah, regardless of if you tell them DCAWD sent you, they will do an awesome job. We are talking fractions of a degree accuracy mirrored from one side to another.

Plus, they are cool guys and have an awesome waiting area.

http://www.ptuning.com/html/wheel_alignment.cfm
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Post by Mr Kleen » Thu Mar 27, 2008 8:26 am

chicken n waffles wrote:ptuning
9432 Center Point Lane
Manassas, VA 20110

ptuning.com
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Post by sirwilliam » Thu Mar 27, 2008 8:30 am

Mr Kleen wrote:
chicken n waffles wrote:ptuning
9432 Center Point Lane
Manassas, VA 20110

ptuning.com
+123456789
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That is where I took my '04 to get aligned and that is where I take my '08 to get aligned. Great bunch of people and they do it right.
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Post by drwrx » Thu Mar 27, 2008 11:30 am

On the band wagon as well. P-Tuning!

My wagon was very time consuming and they did it with a smile and showed me all the specs with all the steps in-between.

Great work!

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Post by scheherazade » Thu Mar 27, 2008 5:18 pm

All right, guess I know where to call :P.

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chicken n waffles wrote: had mine done there last year to custom specifications per my own request.
Is there something specific I should be asking for?
(I was gonna just ask for alignment, but if you got some secret formula for success, I'd love to know what it is.)

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Post by zaxrex » Thu Mar 27, 2008 8:38 pm

Depends on what you want it for. If you want stock settings for a bit of understeer, self centering, and less tendancy to follow grooves, then just ask them for stock settings.

You can get the caster and camber all whacked out so that you can carve up an auto-x course (and your tires).

Or do something in between for a bit more bite on turn-in, easier to controll rotation in corners, and a fair bit of high speed stability.

If you really want to get it set up to some exact specs, it would be good to get some rear camber bolts so that you could adjust the back end of the car.
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Post by scheherazade » Thu Mar 27, 2008 11:26 pm

I'm not sure what the existing setup would be described as. The wheel already has a mind of its own whenever there's a bump or the road is uneven.

My requirements are pretty basic. I'm trying to get even left/right tire wear, and I want the steering to be properly centered.

All the other stuff I can have some fun with.
I wouldn't mind trying out a more exciting/driver-involved setup.

I'll ask them what they think would be a good middle-ground between what I have and something 'whacked out'. If I hate it I can always get it undone. No biggie.

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Post by snaab » Fri Mar 28, 2008 2:54 pm

I had an alignment done there a while back and was very happy too. Support!

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