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Old 06-06-2007, 10:20 AM   #1
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I have read on IRV2 that our RV's have not been aligned at the factory and we should also have them checked after loaded.
Well, I have not ever had mine aligned and have 16,000 miles and the tires look good. Drives straight!
Has anyone else not had alignment done?
For those that have, where did you get it done. The only place I know is Camping World at Myrtle Beach about 80 miles from me and I hate to break camp and go there.
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Old 06-06-2007, 10:20 AM   #2
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I have read on IRV2 that our RV's have not been aligned at the factory and we should also have them checked after loaded.
Well, I have not ever had mine aligned and have 16,000 miles and the tires look good. Drives straight!
Has anyone else not had alignment done?
For those that have, where did you get it done. The only place I know is Camping World at Myrtle Beach about 80 miles from me and I hate to break camp and go there.
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Old 06-06-2007, 10:41 AM   #3
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Mine has never been aligned either and drives w/o pulling or drifting after 18K miles with little tire wear. IMHO if any vehicle is driving w/0 pulling, then it doesn't need an alignment.
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Old 06-06-2007, 12:49 PM   #4
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We have a 2002 Intruder that I had aligned about 17,000 miles and was found to be off . From what I learned from the alignment tech I would have the alignment checked on any new Damon before I found the tires wearing out wrong..Like I did. I have noticed better driving,steering wheel straighter, and seems to not wander as much now.
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Old 06-06-2007, 12:54 PM   #5
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When I picked mine up from the dealer in January I was told that it was aligned at the factory prior to delivery. It drove fine, no problems, however the steering wheel was not quite straight when driving and when I returned from our first trip to Flordia I listed it on the punch list of repairs/adjustments I wanted and the dealer had it realigned with it loaded under warranty.
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Old 06-06-2007, 01:35 PM   #6
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Old 06-06-2007, 06:43 PM   #7
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The Minnie Winnie we owned, had a sticker on the steering wheel stating to have the unit laigned AFTER it was loaded.

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My rig drives fine, doesn't wander and the tires are wearing evenly after 27,000 miles. I check the suspension every time I grease it and as long as I find no worn parts, I have no plans on aligning it.
TXiceman, your Minnie was a class C and had a different suspension than the A's. I can see where loading would affect adjustments.

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Old 06-08-2007, 03:28 AM   #9
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Mine did not drive bad at all when I got it new. After driving it about 6 mo I decided to get it checked. Found out that the Camber was the same on both tires (they leaned the same way) Not Good. Had it aligned and it was a big improvement.
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Old 06-11-2007, 04:51 AM   #10
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Well alignment on the RV is not on the "To DO" list.
Thursday my wife had a blow out on her Lincoln. I checked her tires six weeks ago and they looked like they needed to be replaced this Fall. The alignment went sour and a front tire was worn thru on one edge.
Her tires were expensive, but not like buying them for a RV.
So, for all they said they had theirs done, I now agree that things can change and plan on finding where I can get this done on the RV.
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Old 06-11-2007, 04:53 AM   #11
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OOPs, it is Monday.
I meant, "alignment is now on the to do list"
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