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Wheel alignment I had a 4 wheel alignment on 1997 civic 2 door, are these values what they should be after it was done?. Results are as follows:L/R front camber -0.5 & -0.5; camber 1.7 & 1.7; toe 0.00 & 0.00; total toe 0.01; steer ahead 0.00. Rear camber -2.1 & -1.4; toe 0.11 & 0.08 total toe 0.19; thrust angle 0.02

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If the car is stock then I would run the caster at .05 higher on the right than the left to adjust for the crown of the road. the front alignment looks good other than I am not sure which one is camber and which one is caster. To adjust the rear camber on these cars you have to have a camber kit. From the angle I am seeing you don't have a camber kit. Also the only way to adjust caster on the civic is to shift the sub frame.

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It should not be a problem as long as he aligns the tires in a four wheel alinement it will be fine, on trucks some axles stick out more on one side than they do the other so don't worry about it, if he's any good he can still align them it's just more work for him.

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check your struts if i remember they are air struts and whey can and do blow up and also the air lines come off from time to time

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SOURCE: squeeks and creeks from the front right wheel on my honda civic

you could have 2 problems. steering leak and poss a bearing. jack up the car and spin the right front wheel, makes noise there is a problem. if the noise only happens when you turn, with tire off turn the wheel and watch.

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SOURCE: I recently brought my 1998 Honda Civic in for a

Replace the control arms, the tie rod ends and then get an alignment done. Your parts are all too worn out to properly align.

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