– COMPUTERIZED LASER 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT –

There are many shops and facilities that offer vehicle wheel alignment services. Most shops and chain type tire stores have a basic mechanic who is trained just to get the suspension geometry in the green area of their alignment machine readouts. They don’t truly consider how the angles or slight degree differences from one corner to the other can have a dramatic effect on the balance, handling, and overall performance of the car. Very few technicians or “mechanics” for this matter, understand the physics, kinematics, and application of inertia and gravitation forces on your vehicle. We understand…. Whether your car is a daily commuter, high-performance street car, custom ride that is stanced, or a full-blown custom race car, we take great pride in our wheel alignments. We honestly feel that we are the best in Campbell, Los Gatos, San Jose and the rest of the San Francisco Bay Area. We will prove it with every standard wheel alignment and custom alignment.

REASONS FOR PERFORMING 2 WHEEL AND 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT SERVICE AND REPAIR

At Rennwerks, all vehicles getting an alignment receive a visual inspection of their suspension, steering, and ABS ( Traction Control System) system calibration (if applicable) for issues that may prevent the car from getting a proper and accurate wheel alignment. Customers are queried on driving habits and other factors so as to adjust the car properly for its desired use.

Recommended Wheel Alignment Interval and Adjustment:

 

  • Every 2 Years Or 24,000 Miles
  • For A New Vehicle We Recommend Checking Tire Wear Within The First 5,000 Miles – And Correct Possible Alignment Issues At The Expense Of Manufacturer To Correct Possible Defects
  • Installation Of New Tires. Important Note: A Tire Warranty requires a wheel alignment and tires rotated at 3,000 mile intervals.
  • After A Collision Or An Accident
  • With Installation Of New Suspension (springs, shocks, control arm, bushings) Or Steering Parts ( Steering Rack, Tie Rod)
  • Following A Transaxle Repair On All Wheel Drive and Front Wheel Drive Cars
  • Replacement of Drive Axle, CV Joints and CV Boots, and Wheel Bearings
  • Tire Wear and Wheel Alignment Should be Checked After Hitting A Large Pothole Or A Curb
  • Computerized Custom Wheel Alignment (Adjusted Taking In Account Driving Conditions Of The Car And Owners Preferences)

 

Why Do You Need A Wheel Alignment Or Tire Balancing Services For Your Car?

 

  • When Driving, Your Car Pulls To Right Or Left, or Your Feel a Rearward Push
  • While Driving Straight On A Level Road, Steering Wheel Is Not Straight or Level
  • Steering Feels Unstable or Uncomfortable
  • You Can Feel Vibration In The Steering Wheel
  • Tire Noise and Uneven Tire Tread: The Suspension Needs to be Inspected For Failure as Well.
  • Tires Are Wearing Unevenly. Be sure to check Inside Tread of Tires Which are Commonly Overlooked.
  • Tires Squeal During Turns
  • Your Car Vibrates at Certain Speeds, especially on the Freeway

Ask us about our “Custom Alignment.”

  • We use the latest and most advanced Hunter Alignment and Longacre Scale Equipment.
  • We inspect your steering and suspension for any issues that may affect and prevent your vehicle from getting an accurate alignment.
  • We inquire of your driving style and habits and adjust the suspension to you.
  • We ballast the car to your body weight.
  • We are perfectionists and “spot-on” accurate.
  • We offer precision Corner Balancing for coil-over and race suspensions.
  • We provide setup and adjustment of Air Ride Suspension Systems including ACCUAIR, AIR LIFT, and AIREX
  • We calibrate ABS, Steering Angle Sensor, and Traction Control Systems.
  • We can lower the stance effectively on factory air bag systems such as Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Land Rover, Cadillac, and others.
  • We provide recommendations prior to scheduling your vehicle.
  • We can provide you with an education along the way.

Phone: 408-370-7480

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Custom 4 Wheel Alignment on linked Suspension

Corner Balancing & Ride Height Adjustment

        All to often we see performance cars which had coil-over or race suspensions installed by another individual, technician, or facility that did not adjust them properly. We have seen cars vary by as much as 30% weight between the corners of its axis, thus making the car highly unstable in progressive driving. Don’t let this happen to you!

        Ride Height Adjustment is far more complicated than just making sure the car sits at a certain height on level ground. Actually, a properly adjusted vehicle will have its ride height and thus Corner Weights (weight of car distributed per wheel or axis) slightly different at each corner in order to achieve proper weight distribution and compensate for the driver’s weight in the cockpit, while giving the car its maximum balance, best rake and lean (front to rear, and side to side stance) according to its design layout, roll center, and center of gravity.

Note: A vehicle must be properly aligned after any Ride Height & Corner Balancing because the adjustments have a direct effect on the toe, camber, and caster alignment angles of a vehicle.

Tires & Wheels

We offer tire mounting and wheel balancing to our customers. Yes, our services are a little more expensive than a big chain tire retailer such as Wheel Works, Firestone, and Goodyear. However, you can take comfort in knowing that the little bit of extra money you spend goes a long way towards preventing scratches and damage to your wheels. We take extra time in using great care and paying attention to detail when mounting the tires on your expensive wheels. We use top-of-line Hunter Dealer Level Equipment not offered by competitors. You can trust that the person performing the work on your special vehicle is a properly trained and highly experienced individual with credentials and formal training and not a basic or entry level tech.

Tire Repairs or Replacement

Tire Mounting and Balancing

Wheel Balancing & Alignments

Tire Sales

Wheels and Tires

Certified Tire Rack Dealer

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Phone: 408-370-7480

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Rennwerks maintenance

Regular Maintenance

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Tune-Ups, Air Filters, Fuel Filters

Oil, Lube and Filter Service

Factory Scheduled Maintenance (30K, 60K, 90K, 105K)

Fuel Injection Cleaning & Service

Preventive Maintenance & Fluid Flushes

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