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Latest Front Wheel
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and basic adjustments
Car Wheel Alignment
Wheel alignment (sometimes called tracking) is an important piece of car
maintenance that ensures your carís wheels are giving their best performance in
terms of handling, fuel economy, ride comfort and even tyre life.
Thanks to advances in the technology used to measure wheel alignment, a
computerised alignment can have your wheels back to the precise positioning
that they were when they left the factory, and our standard wheel alignment use
lasers to ensure a good alignment for your car.
Why does my car need a wheel alignment?
A carís wheels go out of alignment from everyday use, but knocks and
bumps caused by potholes or Ďcurbingí your car can have an immediate effect on
your carís tracking.
Even though you might not immediately notice the effect to your car,
even having wheels that are misaligned by a small amount can have an impact on
your carís fuel economy and tyre wear, however the further out of alignment
your tracking is, the more noticeable the impact will be.
While the two are often confused, wheel alignment is not the same as
What is wheel alignment?
Wheel alignment dictates the angles at which your car makes contact with
the road. For the best performance you ideally want to have as much of the
surface area of the tyre to be in contact with the ground as possible.
There are three main types of wheel alignment that should all be adjusted
to get the optimal performance from your car: