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Old 6th February 2005
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This is really embarassing to say, but I have a wheel alignment problem and as of a few weeks ago a wheel balance problem on my saab. Its making driving unbearable, I let the wheel go for a sec and it swerves hard to the left...oh and the steering wheel shakes side to side while driving....

Other than tiring my arms, am I ruining anything else in the car by waiting a couple more weeks before I take it in for repairs???
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Fima you will certainly be putting a lot of wear on your front tyres, they wont to go one way and you are forsing them to go another. Keep your speed down

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Somethings very bent (what did you hit), please dont leave it, in an emergency who knows how it will handle
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every winter when the snow melts the highways in New York get these nice fresh pot holes that one cant seem to avoid!!! I hit 5 of them in the past week because I have no idea where they are when the traffic is dense and I cant see very far ahead of me....

I will get it done...just getting the cash together

Will this ruin my tread on the front tires? I mean will it make it ackward and uneven?

Thanks for the replies!!
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Hi Fima, just seen your car in the gallary, very nice If you leave it too long before sorting the tracking and balancing you run the risk of scrubbing your tyres. Might be worth having a really good look at your tyre walls, pot holes and such like can damage the walls causing bubbles particularly if you hit them at speed.


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I was afraid you'd say that...


Oh btw, the pic on the gallery is soooo old...as a matter of fact, its not even my car, its some car from ebay that just had the same color..ive been meaning to change it for a while now
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So let me get this straight you post a picture in the gallery of a car you found on eBay that looks like your car because its the same colour, what are you like

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I wish

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Just to make it up to u, I posted 2 new REAL pics lol enjoy

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Hey Fima, your best bet is to get the tyres balanced and get a alignment done. Its best to get this done as soon as possible to insure that the tyres do not wear un evenly. BTW I avoided hitting the two biggest pot holes today. Believe me, If I hit them, that would have done a number on my front end. lol What pictures were you talking about??
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hey guido!! long time no talk...damn papers!

yes im trying hard to get it all together...its gonna run me almost $150

The pics are the ones on top, click galleries, than 95

i posted a pic a long time ago, but it wasnt mine

i put mine up the other day, not sure if its there yet

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If your tires are not directional, try changing from side to side and see if the drag switches directions. If so, you have a tire problem.
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i will definetly check that out

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