[Biturbos4] Tires and alignment
gfl1 at optonline.net
Fri Mar 18 19:52:58 EST 2005
Mine took about 45 minutes + 15 min set up. I did quite a bit of it
Its nto a big deal, but as quincy notes, they have to know what they're
Audi familiarity, from what I could see, was irrelevant. Thrust lines
are thrust lines, and degrees are degrees.
On Mar 18, 2005, at 7:20 PM, Quincy Chiang wrote:
> Yes and no. Many places have no or very little experience with
> quattro cars, hence they may not know how to do several adjustments.
> I've heard many stories about Sears and other larger chain auto repair
> shops not able to do alignments on quattros. Hence many people have
> said if there's one thing they need the dealer to do it's the
> alignment, everything else they can do themselves or go to independent
> But if you can find some reputable shops with good alignment equipment
> and have experiences with Audis, then it should be ok.
> Prices on alignment can vary by quite a bit. It's almost always
> better to have a shop charging a fixed price on a certain job, versus
> them charging by the hour. On average I would say 2 hours would be
> the absolutely maximum time required, 1 - 1.5 hours should be plenty
> of time.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Grant <gfl1 at optonline.net>
> Date: Friday, March 18, 2005 5:07 pm
> Subject: Re: [Biturbos4] Tires and alignment
>>> Does anyone know anything about this? Is it true that only the
>>> dealers can do alignments at $190- 250?
>> I pay $75-80 locally for good work. Sounds like BS to me. My
>> charges $119
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