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Old 10-29-2014, 05:07 PM   #1
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Wheel alignment question. advice asap pls

Hey guys,

I need an alignment for my car. 335xi on 18s. I am planning on upgrading to new 19 inch wheels and tires in the next few months possibly.

The alignment is really off and I've book an appointment. As far as I know once its aligned changing tires and wheels will not make a difference?

Not sure if I should wait to get the alignment until after the new wheels and tires are installed?

let me know what you recommend. just thought of this today and I have an appointment booked for alignment tomorrow!

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get your alignment done sooner rather than later. changing wheels and tires does not affect your alignment. however, if your current tires are causing a pull, your steering wheel MAY be off-centre after you change your wheels.
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Get the tires and alignment done the same day. New tires on, get alignment.

Be sure to align it with the new tires on though, it can make a difference if your tires are causing any of the concern.
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Alignment and tires should be done at the same time, especially if you are upgrading to a different rim size/tire size.
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