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How do you find the cheapest alignment for your tires?

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To find the cheapest alignment for your tires, call different shops, and compare their price quotes. Ask for discounts, and get discount coupons from different auto repair shops. You can also try and align the tires yourself using very basic tools to save costs.

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Directories such as the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence list certified auto repair shops. You can call these shops and ask for quotes and compare the prices to come up with the cheapest one. You must know the make, model and year of your car to get a quote. There are some shops that do not work on custom cars; ensure you mention this when asking for a quote.

To reduce the cost of alignment, ask if the shop offers any discounts. There are some auto shops that offer discounts to members of the American Automobile Association. There are also shops that offer discounts to first time customers. Coupon codes can also help reduce the cost of tire alignment.

You can also align the tire yourself if you can get the necessary tools. Buying specialized tools can be expensive, but it reduces the cost of tire alignment in the long run. However, there is a way to align a tire using basic and inexpensive tools such as a magnetic caster and a string.

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