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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,777
Posted By MrMCar
I think I understand your question. Why wouldn't...

I think I understand your question. Why wouldn't you align the car exactly as it sits with the driver in the seat?
You have somewhat of a point, however any wheel alignment on any car is a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,777
Posted By MrMCar
Thanks for finally posting the alignment. My...

Thanks for finally posting the alignment. My family is Dutch (arrived here in 1625) and I struggled with the terms but got it. At least it's not Flemish...

I agree in that I don't see anything...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,777
Posted By MrMCar
Well if that's what the Hunter machine asked...

Well if that's what the Hunter machine asked for...

BMW can't make up their mind, they keep switching on the factory alignment equipment (KDS) from Beissbarth, then Hunter and back again....

My...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,777
Posted By MrMCar
Used as an example, maybe not ALL the way in/out....

Used as an example, maybe not ALL the way in/out. But if you don't have the rack centered and the steering wheel centered (in the middle of it's ~3 turns lock/lock) you can end up with tie rods of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,777
Posted By MrMCar
OK I understand the 2 or 3 CM. Did you raise or...

OK I understand the 2 or 3 CM. Did you raise or lower the car 2-3 CM to do the alignment?
Either way that is a lot.
Measurement is from the bottom lip of the wheel to the arch, through the center....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,777
Posted By MrMCar
One step at a time... If your car is very...

One step at a time...

If your car is very modified and the suspension is lowered of track duty, we do alignments with the drivers weight in the seat and a 1/2 a tank of fuel.
"Normal" BMW...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,777
Posted By MrMCar
I'm baffled as to why you're still having issues....

I'm baffled as to why you're still having issues. Would love to say it's the steering rack, albeit just about all of the issues we've had with those usually is a leak. I have yet to see one with a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,777
Posted By MrMCar
Dumb question. Is there any chance the RTAB's are...

Dumb question. Is there any chance the RTAB's are bad and your car is dog legging under driving and not on the alignment machine?
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