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Old 03-20-2015, 11:32 PM   #1
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Axle Alignment on IS

Had IS installed in Aug and started seeing tire wear within 1,000 miles. Felt like the thrust angle was off because I had to apply slight steering wheel pressure to the right to keep going straight. Sure enough all the settings were off, the most serious was the thrust angle being way off. AZ Spring in Tucson finished the job yesterday and I pulled to Phoenix today. What a difference! Pulling 17,000 lbs and the axles not pointed straight forward was creating a huge drag. I am 100% sure my fuel economy will improve just haven't pulled enough miles to test that.
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Old 03-20-2015, 11:42 PM   #2
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Do you think the angle off at install or did something knock it out of adjustment?
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Old 03-20-2015, 11:52 PM   #3
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It was off at install. I drove from Elkhart to Oklahoma in 3 days. That's when I noticed the tire wear. Just never realized how much proper trailer alignment would effect how the trailer pulls.
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Old 03-21-2015, 01:12 AM   #4
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It was off at install. I drove from Elkhart to Oklahoma in 3 days. That's when I noticed the tire wear. Just never realized how much proper trailer alignment would effect how the trailer pulls.
I hope MorRyde paid to have that alignment done!
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Old 03-21-2015, 01:28 AM   #5
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Yes, but Gary will have a cow, it was $450. But these guys are good. Even on standard axles they pull them out and bend them. Phillip who does the alignments has 35 yrs experience.
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