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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-07-2018, 07:49 AM Thread Starter
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Rear tire alignment

Hey guys!

Anyone ever did a tire alignment? I just changed my rear tire, when reinstalled it i made sure the marks on the swing arms and the chain alignment bolts are exact.

When I stand far back and look at the tire it seems crooked, like its leaning towards the left side (not parallel).

Can this be that its sitting on a lift? Maybe the lift is making the frame seem crooked?

Thxs for any help.

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Could your fender be "off"? Perhaps the bags are a bit at an angle?

As for the old tire, did the wear pattern indicate abnormal wear?

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No my fender is off. Im wondering if its beacause its sitting on a lift right now, maybe its making it crooked?
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