Went in for wheel

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Hogjaw, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. Hogjaw

    Hogjaw LawnSite Senior Member
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    alignment and they said the frame was warped.All of the adjustment has already been used in the front end. A '96 1/2 ton chev that I hauled around 200gal sprayer in for a number of years.

    Has never been wrecked so I guess too much weight.

    Question, does straightening degrade frame and other than wearing out front tires, how do I know it has been repaired correctly?
     
  2. nortonlawncare

    nortonlawncare LawnSite Senior Member
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    first thing i would do is take it to another shop and get a second opinion before you go forward with anything
     
  3. Turf Commando

    Turf Commando LawnSite Bronze Member
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    So your saying you carried roughly 1600lbs around in the bed of truck ? Gallon weighs 8lbs x200=1600 alot of weight for a 1/2 truck..
     
  4. THEGOLDPRO

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
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    Def get a second opinion first.
     
  5. bmc1025

    bmc1025 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Get a second opinion many so called alignment shops adhere to the "set the toe and go" mindset. They will say anything just to get out of extra work setting the caster and camber.
     
  6. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
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    Ditto on that one!
     

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