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    JK Newbie ItlnJeepStln's Avatar
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    Default Alignment after Wheel Spacers?

    Will I need and alignment after installing 1.5" wheel spacers?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ItlnJeepStln View Post
    Will I need and alignment after installing 1.5" wheel spacers?
    Not if they are good quality and they are installed correctly.

    But it doesn't hurt to check your Toe Angle.
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    Did you lift? How big are the new tires?

    http://project-jk.com/jeep-jk-write-...-end-alignment

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    2.5 RC lift with 33x12.50x15 for now them maybe 35's already got alignment after lift. But waiting for my rims and tires to come in. Already have spacers as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by spinlock View Post
    Not if they are good quality and they are installed correctly.

    But it doesn't hurt to check your Toe Angle.

    Wouldn't checking the toe be a worthless effort if the only change is wheel spacers? If the spacer is not milled correctly then the toe would be off as soon as the wheel rotates, no?

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    You are right, but I wasn't considering a large variance.

    The Toe angle should be small to begin with and small variances will affect it.

    Either way, it appears that there was a lift kit involved, so all bets are off.
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    Don't ya just hate a big toe angle. Makes it awful hard to find shoes that fit.

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    If it was aligned correctly before the spacers were installed, the answer is no.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ItlnJeepStln View Post
    Will I need and alignment after installing 1.5" wheel spacers?
    There's nothing on your Jeep that you can't align yourself in just a few minutes. Don't pay anyone to do it. Now, that changes if you install adjustable track bars and control arms, etc, but even after that many folks are doing their own alignments under their favorite tree. Here's a write-up ...

    Basic Do-it-Yourself Jeep JK Wrangler Front End Alignment

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