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All About Wheel Alignment Systems

Supalign is one of the leading suppliers of high-quality car products. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Supalign has been able to provide its customers with some of the most reliable products available on the market. Supalign has an array of wheel alignment systems, including tablet-controlled 3D wheel aligners, commercial aligner conversion kits.

What is wheel alignment, and why is it so significant? 

It is imperative to ensure your wheels are accurately aligned in order to increase the performance and life of your tyres. It is not uncommon for wheels to become misaligned when they hit potholes, bumps, and kerbs, drive on uneven surfaces, and undergo general wear and tear along the way. The alignment of your wheels is, therefore, essential if you want to ensure their quality and performance remains optimal. Therefore, you should make sure you maintain an accurate alignment of your wheels.

What is a Wheel Alignment?

In the field of automotive mechanics, wheel alignment refers to how your wheels are positioned in relation to each other and to your vehicle’s body. By adjusting the suspension of the vehicle, the alignment of the wheels can be adjusted. Through the use of state-of-the-art technology, tyre specialists are able to accurately determine the amount of adjustment required for each vehicle and apply it accordingly. Your wheel alignment should be checked at least once per thousand kilometres, as well as whenever you notice a change in your vehicle’s handling or driving.

Why is Wheel Alignment Important?

Maintaining correct wheel alignment will prevent premature wear and tear on your tyres, steering wheel, suspension, and brakes. Aligning your wheels properly will extend the life of your tyres and improve your vehicle’s handling characteristics.

What to look for when determining whether your wheels need to be aligned?

There are a number of symptoms you can identify when your car needs to be aligned. One or more of these alignment problems may be apparent to you:

Uneven or rapid tyre wear 

If you are unsure whether your wheels are aligned correctly, you can check the tread wear on your tyres. In the event that one of your tyres appears to have a significantly higher degree of wear than the others, it may indicate that the alignment has been misaligned. To accurately measure the tread depth of your tyres, you can use a tread depth meter. 

Steering wheel crooked when driving straight 

Observing your steering wheel as you drive on a flat and even road is another straightforward method of determining if your wheels are misaligned. It is imperative that the steering wheel remains straight or in the middle while driving. For reference, you may wish to check the steering wheel’s logo. In the event that the steering wheel is slightly off-centre in any direction, you may need to realign the steering wheel.

Noisy steering wheel

As you drive, you should not experience any vibrations in your steering wheel. If this is the case, your car is probably out of alignment, or your tyres may be unbalanced. There are, however, other causes of car vibrations besides incorrect tyre alignment. 

Steering wheel pulling to the right or left 

When you take your hands off the wheel of your vehicle, your vehicle should continue to drive smoothly. Nevertheless, if your car pulls or drifts in a particular direction on a straight road, it is likely that the alignment is out of alignment. The severity of misalignment is determined by how frequently it swerves to one side. Without immediate attention, controlling your car and maintaining a straight line will become increasingly difficult.

Noisy tyres 

It is possible that your wheels are misaligned, causing your tyres to wear unevenly. If you hear a squealing sound when you turn or accelerate, your wheels may be misaligned. Despite the fact that a squealing sound may also be caused by worn brake pads, the point is that squealing is not normal. It could mean that there are some issues with your vehicle.


You can trust Supalign

At Supalign, we pride ourselves on the quality we provide to our customers with over 30 years in the business. Our company specialises in the highest level of wheel alignment and uses state-of-the-art technologies to ensure accurate and reliable wheel alignments products for our customers. We stock both Ravaglioli computerised wheel aligners and laser wheel alignment machines, as well as car workshop scissor lifts.

We have a wide range of customers, from car dealerships to private individuals. Supalign is committed to providing the highest quality service possible, and our team of qualified technicians are always on hand to offer advice and assistance. If you are looking for wheel alignment equipment you can trust, Supalign is the smart choice.

Supalign is the perfect choice for all your car machinery and system choices. We have been providing high-quality, competitively priced car machines and systems for over 30 years. At Supalign, we are the perfect choice for all your car machinery and system choices, including all your car alignment machine needs. We provide top-quality machines at a competitive price, making it the perfect choice for any business. Additionally, we also offer a wide variety of machines to choose from so you can find the perfect fit for your business needs. 

Contact Supalign today to learn more about their many options and to find the perfect fit for your business!


Offering an extensive range of laser, CCD & 3D aligners Supalign is a one stop shop for wheel alignment requirements.