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    ok so this may be a very stupid but im not sure so thought its better to ask some people who will know...

    ive recently lowered my car and changed a few bits on the suspension, ive have been told its probably worth getting a 4 wheel alignment done now.. but.. im also looking for new alloys at the moment,

    so my question is: if i have a 4 wheel alignment done then get new wheels, would the alignment be put out again or not???
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    Depends on whether you change the size of the alloys for bigger or smaller ones-If so then best get them on first then get the alignment done.
    When lowering the camber goes out so you need to have the alignment done to get the camber put right again............
     
     

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    well i'm going to be staying on 18"s just looking for some genuine mv2's or mv1's so you think its worth having the alignment before or waiting until after??
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    Shouldn't make a difference then but to be safe I would do it with the new wheels-then it will be 100%...........
     
     

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    cheers for the advice mate, much appreciated!
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    Worth waiting until you've had the new wheels and tyres fitted. Shouldn't make a difference but there's nothing to say that you won't hit a pot hole between now and then and knock the tracking out.

    My advice is to have the alignment checked once every 3 months
     
     

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