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Old 11-29-2012, 05:37 PM
QAfred QAfred is offline
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Shop I went to the tech stated they (management) would not buy him any ballast since only bimmers, mini's and I think he said a few Fords and Mercedes require it and they think it is bunk science basically.

I bought a lifetime alignment there so considering weighing it down per spec myself and ensuring tank is full etc. when I take it back in there sometime after New Year for another alignment check.

Also, per the chart on page 26, on attached pdf, the camber is adjustable on the front of an E-46. See page 13 for how it is done. I have seen this done on my daughter's 325ci and photos of others on this forum that were pissed when some hack chisled away the alignment pin to shim for camber. You are supposed to drive the pin down and use a tool to move the strut tower for camber adjustment up to .5 degrees.

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