We are full-service, with a number of specialities.
Two and Four Wheel Alignment.
To better serve our customer’s, we recently purchased a brand new, state-of-the art alignment machine that uses digital
imaging technology and was designed and built in the USA by Hunter Engineering Company, the leading worldwide provider of
undercar service equipment.
Frequently Asked Questions about Wheel Alignment –
Why should I get my vehicle aligned?
To improve tire wear – most tires are
replaced prematurely due to adverse wear.
Better Gas Mileage – when all four wheels are parallel, along
with proper inflation, rolling resistance is minimized and gas mileage improves.
Improved Handling – to
prevent pulling to one side and constantly having to move the steering wheel to keep your vehicle traveling straight ahead.
With all the vehicle components aligned properly, road shock is more efficiently absorbed for a smoother ride.
Driving – A suspension system inspection allows worn parts to be detected before they cause costly problems.
How important is wheel alignment?
Think of it this way. Research indicates that the average vehicle is
driven about 12,000 miles per year. A car with a toe angle misadjustment of 0.34 degrees (only 0.17 inches) out of specification
will drag the tires sideways for more than 68 miles by the end of the year!
What are the “symptoms”
of a vehicle with incorrect alignment?
Excessive or uneven tire wear.
vehicle pulls to the left or right
Feeling of looseness or wandering.
Steering wheel vibration or shimmy.
wheel is not centered when the vehicle is moving straight ahead.
How often should I have my
As a general rule, have alignment checked every 10,000 miles or at least once a year.
Follow the vehicle manufacturer’s recommendation noted in your owner's manual.