Alignment shops in CT - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > WF Local > WF Local Forums for Your Region and State > Connecticut Jeep Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 11-13-2012, 12:09 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
MikalCarbine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bloomfield, CT
Posts: 1,189
Alignment shops in CT

Looking for a quality alignment shop in the greater Hartford area, I need to see if my axles are square after replacing all of my control arms, any suggestions?

__________________
2002 TJ Sport 4.0
33x12.5r15 MTZ
3" AEV/OME lifted

Usually posting on my Samsung Captivate Android
MikalCarbine is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-13-2012, 02:21 PM   #2
MallCrawler

WF Supporting Member
::WF Moderator::
 
kjeeper10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 35,266
Subscribed.

Places around here are jokes.

__________________
2007 Rubicon/Rock Krawler triple rate 2.5" coils/RK rear TB w/ a teraflex raised bracket/Rancho 9000 31/32XL shocks/Synergy flipped draglink,ball joints,tie rod /Hankook MT 315-75-16 on Level 8 ZX's/Rancho geo brackets/Ruff stuff uppers/Fox ATS stabilizer/Adams front DS/Artec front armor w/ Currie upper bushings/Rancho cat back exhaust.

Lifting your JK? Read this!!



Click HERE to become a WranglerForum Supporting Member!
kjeeper10 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-13-2012, 02:51 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
MikalCarbine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bloomfield, CT
Posts: 1,189
Someone I work with said the Goodyear in Wethersfield will give you a read out for free, going to check them out

M&M Auto in Simsbury wanted $150 for an alignment with adjustable CAs...
__________________
2002 TJ Sport 4.0
33x12.5r15 MTZ
3" AEV/OME lifted

Usually posting on my Samsung Captivate Android
MikalCarbine is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-13-2012, 03:28 PM   #4
MallCrawler

WF Supporting Member
::WF Moderator::
 
kjeeper10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 35,266
Quote:
Originally Posted by MikalCarbine
Someone I work with said the Goodyear in Wethersfield will give you a read out for free, going to check them out

M&M Auto in Simsbury wanted $150 for an alignment with adjustable CAs...
That's all I want, a read out. They tell me if cant be done because Im not stock. Freakin idiots. But that's good if they will and know how to do a full alignment including axles.
How far is Endangered species from you ?
__________________
2007 Rubicon/Rock Krawler triple rate 2.5" coils/RK rear TB w/ a teraflex raised bracket/Rancho 9000 31/32XL shocks/Synergy flipped draglink,ball joints,tie rod /Hankook MT 315-75-16 on Level 8 ZX's/Rancho geo brackets/Ruff stuff uppers/Fox ATS stabilizer/Adams front DS/Artec front armor w/ Currie upper bushings/Rancho cat back exhaust.

Lifting your JK? Read this!!



Click HERE to become a WranglerForum Supporting Member!
kjeeper10 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-15-2012, 07:25 AM   #5
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
Sueby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: CT
Posts: 1,749
Olanders in Vernon were the only ones I could find that would do it with my lift & tires. I've been a few times & would go back.
Sueby is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-15-2012, 07:28 AM   #6
Jeeper
 
MikalCarbine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bloomfield, CT
Posts: 1,189
How much did it run you? What do they charge for a check?
__________________
2002 TJ Sport 4.0
33x12.5r15 MTZ
3" AEV/OME lifted

Usually posting on my Samsung Captivate Android
MikalCarbine is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-15-2012, 09:33 AM   #7
Jeeper
 
MikalCarbine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bloomfield, CT
Posts: 1,189
Just called them, $89.99 for a full alignment (squaring axles, toe-in, etc) and $30 if you just want it to be checked, they said they've dealt a lot with lifted wranglers

I hope to make it to the Goodyear in Wethersfield with my Jeep next week and see if they give me hassle about the lift and tires...
__________________
2002 TJ Sport 4.0
33x12.5r15 MTZ
3" AEV/OME lifted

Usually posting on my Samsung Captivate Android
MikalCarbine is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-17-2012, 07:03 PM   #8
Jeeper
 
MikalCarbine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bloomfield, CT
Posts: 1,189
Just stopped by the Goodyear in Wethersfield today. I didn't mention anything about my jeep being non-stock, set up the free alignment and waited for them to say something. Surprisingly they said they'd give me an alignment if I told them what specs I wanted but it would be a "specialized" alignment at $115 vs their standard $85 since the jeep is modified.

My big reason for the alignment is to make sure my thrust angle is good and axles are square, turns out they aren't. The tech didn't seem to understand what I was looking for so I turned down the alignment, they even offered to do it for $75 since it was already on the ramp but I still said no
__________________
2002 TJ Sport 4.0
33x12.5r15 MTZ
3" AEV/OME lifted

Usually posting on my Samsung Captivate Android
MikalCarbine is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-20-2012, 07:40 AM   #9
Jeeper
 
Intense951's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 21
I've heard good things about Strong's Alignment in East Hartford. Several people have told me that they do good alignments for 4x4s and are only 75 bucks.
Intense951 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-29-2012, 01:16 PM   #10
MallCrawler

WF Supporting Member
::WF Moderator::
 
kjeeper10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 35,266
Quote:
Originally Posted by Intense951
I've heard good things about Strong's Alignment in East Hartford. Several people have told me that they do good alignments for 4x4s and are only 75 bucks.
Bam ^^

I called these guys. Talked to Tony.
I asked if they worked on modified 4x4's
Told him I have a jeep.
I mentioned axle alignment.control arms/track bars/etc.
Yes ... Yes and yes

Hours M-F 730-5
__________________
2007 Rubicon/Rock Krawler triple rate 2.5" coils/RK rear TB w/ a teraflex raised bracket/Rancho 9000 31/32XL shocks/Synergy flipped draglink,ball joints,tie rod /Hankook MT 315-75-16 on Level 8 ZX's/Rancho geo brackets/Ruff stuff uppers/Fox ATS stabilizer/Adams front DS/Artec front armor w/ Currie upper bushings/Rancho cat back exhaust.

Lifting your JK? Read this!!



Click HERE to become a WranglerForum Supporting Member!
kjeeper10 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-11-2012, 06:20 PM   #11
Jeeper
 
MikalCarbine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bloomfield, CT
Posts: 1,189
I wanted to check out strong's shop but his hours just don't cut it for me. I'm going with M&M Auto in Avon tomorrow. They're open slightly later but they're a little closer so it works better for me and my work schedule. They have a "jeep" guy there called Ryan, I spoke with him and he's worked on a bunch of jeeps and seems to know his stuff, we'll find out within the week if this is true
__________________
2002 TJ Sport 4.0
33x12.5r15 MTZ
3" AEV/OME lifted

Usually posting on my Samsung Captivate Android
MikalCarbine is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-29-2012, 09:45 AM   #12
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: colchester, ct
Posts: 21
Images: 2
you could try reliable auto in colchester i know they do alignments on lifted vehicles

kevin1109 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:30 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC