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Old 07-19-2007, 09:36 AM   #1
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Default Somebody had fun in the Zilla.

Dropped my car off for the day at a local shop for a front end alignment to finish up on the steering rack fix.

I mentally checked my trip odo. Remember that no repairs were necessary. So no test drive to verify a problem or verify a good alignment would normally happen.

+2.2 miles
different track on my new JVC HU
Exhaust cutout was open when I turned the key


No damage, nothing out of place, so I let it go. Someone sure had fun. Other than the trans shop, this is the only time I've left my car somewhere for work. Couldn't help it yesterday.
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thats what you get with a desirable engine bay...
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They probably verified alignment of not only the wheels, but the steering wheel.

Got a little DQ on the way and thought your exhaust cutout control was some new fangled stereo control, typically a shop will turn the radio off or down to listen for odd noises.
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They knew nothing about my steering and would have known it was straight when they put it up on the lift.

I know for a fact these guys don't test-drive after alignments.

I think the ride onto the lift sparked some curiosity.
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i once took my 88 sse to aamco for a replacement of a few tranny lines and i hit the reset on the trip meter and when i got it back it said almost 11 miles and my gas was a lil lower also. i no they had no reason to test drive the car as well but they were always very nice and extremley chaep with their prices so i also let it go. i kinda thought it was awsome that some one else wanted to pimp my car for a few.. lol
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I would have done the smae willwren.
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You and your tires got off easy with only +2.2
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I never had that problem with my CRX. I wonder what gives?
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Default Re: Somebody had fun in the Zilla.

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different track on my new JVC HU
Which model? I just scored myself a KD-G230 on the cheap.
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The easily searchable... Nameless post at your service.

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...&highlight=jvc
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