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    Booked my car in tomorrow to get the wheels aligned as the steering wheel is slightly to the right when driving straight, is £25 a good price?

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    Thats what I paid and seems to be about the normal price.

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    That's rather cheap and suggests it is front wheel alignment only
    This is the typical price when using SuperTracker (Kwik Fit, National Tyres, etc)
    It's acceptable

    However, a full four wheel alignment is recommended for the Vectra C
    Although slightly more expensive, between £60 and £80, it takes about half an hour
    This not only checks the front toe, but also the rear toe, and the camber
    You then receive a printout on completion

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    Quote Originally Posted by m8internet View Post
    That's rather cheap and suggests it is front wheel alignment only
    This is the typical price when using SuperTracker (Kwik Fit, National Tyres, etc)
    It's acceptable

    However, a full four wheel alignment is recommended for the Vectra C
    Although slightly more expensive, between £60 and £80, it takes about half an hour
    This not only checks the front toe, but also the rear toe, and the camber
    You then receive a printout on completion
    That's cheap, where is it that does it at the price? Might visit next time I am up that way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Inner Zone View Post
    That's cheap, where is it that does it at the price? Might visit next time I am up that way.
    Thats the sort of price I have always paid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ziggy View Post
    Thats the sort of price I have always paid.
    £100 around here.

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    My local garage and most Fast Fit Tyre centres offer the basic front wheel alignment
    Most check for free and charge up to £30 if adjustment is required
    As an example, I use National Tyres and there is no charge to check the front wheel alignment

    Full four wheel alignment is different and a charge will always apply

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    Phoned back the garage it was booked in to and they said that it is front wheel alignment only for four wheel alignment it will be £65 phoned kwik fit and they do it for £40

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamiedvvt View Post
    Phoned back the garage it was booked in to and they said that it is front wheel alignment only for four wheel alignment it will be £65 phoned kwik fit and they do it for £40
    I wouldn't trust Kwik Fit. They'll probably charge you for a Hunter Alignment, but only actually do the front tracking. Try here >> www.alignmycar.co.uk <<

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    Don't waste your money on it. Go to M tyres over in yoker. £62 for a full geometry set-up. Trust me, it is money well spent, i've used them several times

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