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Old 10-13-2010, 01:39 AM
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Hi guys, does anyone kn ow to re-track and allign front wheels on 518i?

thanks in advance for any help
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Old 10-13-2010, 05:06 AM
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If your 518 is an E34 (which I'm assuming it is - sorry, don't know much about the Euro versions), the only front end alignment adjustment is the toe. It is adjusted by adjusting the tie rods. However, it needs to be done on an alignment machine for accuracy and for it to track correctly.
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They sell an alignment kit that isn't too expensive that uses lasers and boards with a center dot on them. You loosen the bold on the thread of the tie rod and adjust until the laser dot is centered.
I recommend just going and having it aligned at a shop
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