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Old 04-25-2007, 12:17 PM   #1
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My wheel rests to much to the left, let'* just say about 10:30. I know that an alignment would correct that, but unfortunatly my budget won't allow at the moment. Based on the fact that the front tires aren't showing signs of abnormal wear at the sides, has anyone ever adjusted the tierods, lets say 2 equal turns each side to straighten out the steering wheel, rather than remove the wheel and reinstall so it'* facing straight?
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Let'* talk... Mechanic Dan has a place that does alignments for him pretty cheap.
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Bill, I'm already asking to much of you and don't want to impose anymore. As it stands now, there are 3 items I'm hoping you can help me on at NEBF.

1. Alternator Bearings
2. ABS PMV which you already have, I just need to install.
3. A/C repar, which I believe and hope I can get some help on.

All the other repairs Mick and I will do on our own.

Getting me the parts for those repars was more than I could ask for.
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The alt will be going to the shop next to Dan'*. The ABS...laying here on the floor awaiting your arrival. AC... uh.. yeah.. not sure what we can do there..might have to ship it up to Dan. But we can see what the situation is.
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What I can do is eat bread & water for meals and use by lunch and dinner money for the alignment.
I'll see how much I have left over for the FEA, thanks for the 47th time Bill, not that I'm counting or anything.




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Trying to adjust your own alignment w/o the proper machines and tools is more work than it'* worth and you'll probably have more issues when you are done than you had before.

Some things are best left to those that do it all the time. I have no issues with helping people find the best way to fix things. If it'* a problem or hassle..I'll let you know. meanwhile..let'* do what we can to get ....hey Frank.. I have a great idea. Your car is the same color as the Fake Canadians..they are both Canadian models. (wink wink) get my drift?

Checking price with Dan and will send you a pm soon.
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This fake Canadian that you always talk about, is this the Canadian tan 94-95 SSEi car that was purchased from Jim W who lives about 10 miles from me? If so, I should have just taken it when it was down the street from me.


Who owns this "Fake Canadian" beauty?
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