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Why do i need an alignment when I replace the shocks and struts?

It isnt a macpherson strut, how will the alignment be through out of whack by replacing them?
 

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As long as all the suspension components are in good shape and the ride height doesn't change, you probably don't need an alignment.

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Fireman, Thank you.
JL KA, since the strut only suspends the car and doesnt act as an upper control arm, how will the alignment be effected?
 

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I had my rear alignment checked after I dropped the cradle for my sway bar, but you won't be doin that if you're only replacin the shocks. If you start replacin tie rods/ends or tension struts on the front end, you'll definitely have to get an alignment to prevent destroying your tires. When I replaced the front struts only, I didn't have an alignment done. My steering still felt straight at that point, no pulling or drifting.
 
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