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Old 03-01-2016, 03:18 AM
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Looking for a reputable alignment shop to go to around the Bay Area. Any recommendations based off experience or price points?
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Old 03-01-2016, 03:39 AM
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A lot of people say this is the best shop in town. I frankly can't tell the difference, but go there anyway since price seems not out of whack:

http://www.customalignment.com/
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Old 03-01-2016, 04:19 AM
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Thanks, appreciate the info. I'll give them a call tomorrow morning.
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Borelli Motor Sports in Santa Clara
Custom alignment in Mountain View
TC Design in Milpitas
Roger Kraus Racing in Castro Valley
JWE in Campbell
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Originally Posted by pirahna View Post
Borelli Motor Sports in Santa Clara
Custom alignment in Mountain View
TC Design in Milpitas
Roger Kraus Racing in Castro Valley
JWE in Campbell
Awesome. Thank you. Looks like I'll most likely be going to Custom Alignment.
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Old 03-10-2016, 01:49 AM
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Originally Posted by drockzcity View Post
Awesome. Thank you. Looks like I'll most likely be going to Custom Alignment.
Please report back. It's been years and I forgot how much I paid.
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Old 03-10-2016, 04:10 AM
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Originally Posted by mrwonder View Post
Please report back. It's been years and I forgot how much I paid.
Still haven't gone yet due to appointment scheduling on my end but, was quoted $260 which is the lowest by far out of all the places I've contacted.
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Old 04-09-2016, 05:32 PM
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Holy moly, that's expensive! First post here, P-car owner only since Oct 2015 but have had many alignments in the Bay Area on various track & street cars. Best alignment experience I've had was at TFB in Sonoma (by the raceway). It was my notoriously difficult to align turbo Miata but I think they do P-cars, too. If memory serves, it was about $125 and that was 18 months ago.

I go to a one-man shop local to me and he now charges a whopping $100 (just got my Cayman S aligned there a few weeks ago). The shop is Alignment Services in Walnut Creek and Chris, the owner, has always done whatever I've asked on my street cars to track/race cars. I also always have him mount & balance tires for me, direct shipped from TireRack.

Just another couple of options to consider
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$100 is abt right. All the shops I go to can't get the steering wheel centered. Alignment is good but wheel is slightly off.
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Old 04-11-2016, 02:24 AM
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Originally Posted by djantlive
$100 is abt right. All the shops I go to can't get the steering wheel centered. Alignment is good but wheel is slightly off.
I had the same issue with two shops not being able to get the steering wheel centered. They gave me my money back and custom alignment in mountain view finally got it right. Pricey, but I got my money's worth. If track fanatics from out of state ship their cars to them, they gotta be pretty good.
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Good to know
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BR Racing in Los Gatos or Custom Alignment in Mountain View are great.
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