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Old 06-10-14, 05:48 PM   #1
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Question WHEEL ALIGNMENT - Am I being ripped?

Hi all...
1st sorry if I post in a wrong forum or it has been posted somehwere. I'm a newbie..

I would like your opinion. I went for an Alignment for my 2nd Gen GS300 & was charged $170. It says $85 for Crossmember Adjustment & $85 for 4-Wheel Alignment. Is the charges fair / normal? The mechanic said that the crossmember is off & need to be adjusted first in order to complete the alignment job. Attached are the computer read out and charges.

Thanks in advance for your input.
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Old 06-10-14, 07:20 PM   #2
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If it was my car and I was doing the alignment, I would have skipped doing it, but if you wanted it perfect, he did it... that's a great alignment after the fact, and it is a lot of work to shift the cradle to get caster back in to spec...

I've never actually had anyone agree to pay the additional to do it when necessary...
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Thanks Mitsuguy for sharing ur thought. Its an insightful perspective & learning experience for me.
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