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Alignment after ball joints.

RichCresci

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I just changed my passenger side upper ball joint. Do i really need an alignment? Everything appears to still be square.
 












RichCresci

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Yeah, I had too. I tried to replace the shims exactly, honestly, I think I'm good. I mean even If it did shift how much could it have gone!
 






waskly

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it will mess with camber / caster not toe which you feel driving, only tire wear. so yes you would need an alignment if you removed the arm.
 






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