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what exactly is alignment?

im goin in soon to get an alignment done on my truck and i was thinkin last night, wut is an alignment? it sounds like a stupid question but wut exactly do they do to make everything line up? do they adjust the steering components, the suspension, somethin with the wheels? im really a newb wen it comes to this kinda stuff so i figured some of u guys could help me out.

ps: yes i did search. lol couldnt find anything
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http://www.familycar.com/alignment.htm

Search around Google a little bit
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oh sweet... i dont have time to read that whole thing but i'll definitely read it later. thanks!
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No prob dude. Its all simple really
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i'd boil it down to the squareness wheels are to the ground, and the squareness the tires are in relationship to eachother.

how'd that sound guys? great success? lol.
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