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Old 06-25-2014, 09:19 PM
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Default Cost for a wheel alignment in your area?

I'm just wondering what people pay for a wheel alignment wherever you may be.

I have to do the lower control arms on my Escape and a tbar crank on the Ranger so I went to a couple of tire shops around town to price out an alignment. One shop wanted $135 per and the other $124 per. Now I have never had an alignment before so I don't know what the going rate is but these prices seem ridiculously high to me.
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Old 06-25-2014, 09:27 PM
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I'm just wondering what people pay for a wheel alignment wherever you may be.

I have to do the lower control arms on my Escape and a tbar crank on the Ranger so I went to a couple of tire shops around town to price out an alignment. One shop wanted $135 per and the other $124 per. Now I have never had an alignment before so I don't know what the going rate is but these prices seem ridiculously high to me.
I had a complete 4 wheel alignment done at big o after I put in my new control arms, tie rods, and ball joints for $76. Over $100 is hella expensive. I agree those prices are jacked up!
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Old 06-25-2014, 10:44 PM
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I pay $60 for my alignments
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Old 06-25-2014, 10:53 PM
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I was quoted $54 a month ago. Gonna wait til november when I put on my new wheels and studded snow/ice tires.
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Old 06-25-2014, 10:53 PM
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$50
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Old 06-26-2014, 01:39 AM
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$75.
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Old 06-26-2014, 02:33 AM
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Old 06-26-2014, 03:55 AM
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Default Re: Cost for a wheel alignment in your area?

I did my Ranger just last week after new tie rods, new upper control arms and lower ball joints...Kauffman Tire charged me $80 + $10 for new camber bolts. That was all 4 wheels on that huge laser computer machine.

It really depends where you are at also and what is available for competition around that area. I am in Atlanta so there is a car garage on every other corner. If a place charges some stupid high amount...you have a dozens more places to price and use.
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Old 06-26-2014, 04:08 AM
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I did my Ranger just last week after new tie rods, new upper control arms and lower ball joints...Kauffman Tire charged me $80 + $10 for new camber bolts. That was all 4 wheels on that huge laser computer machine.

It really depends where you are at also and what is available for competition around that area. I am in Atlanta so there is a car garage on every other corner. If a place charges some stupid high amount...you have a dozens more places to price and use.
I just replaced inner-outer tie rods, alignment was $35
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Default Re: Cost for a wheel alignment in your area?

I think I need to ask for the local rate. Around here there are A LOT of company trucks and contractors who don't really care what the shops are charging which is probably why the prices are so high.

I also asked what the shop rate (at a tire shop) was - $115/hour
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Old 06-27-2014, 11:54 AM
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$59.95 in Dickson TN
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Old 06-27-2014, 11:56 AM
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$0 because i do it myself at work but customer price is 69.95
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Old 06-27-2014, 01:08 PM
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$149 for lifetime alignment. Well worth it if you plan to have your vehicle for awhile. JAX, FL
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Old 06-27-2014, 03:05 PM
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They charge me $180 for lifetime but $20 every time I go for "paperwork" lol I would do it since I'm always fucking with my suspension but I don't know if they'll still align it once my suspension is extended and has Heims haha
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Old 06-27-2014, 06:10 PM
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we charge $120. volkswagen dealer though.
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