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Old 03-19-2017, 12:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
Ecky
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I eyeballed my alignment after rebuilding the front end from when my ex wrecked my Insight, and it was fairly close, but I have a feeling you're likely still going to chew up your tires if you don't get it done professionally.

Winter mileage is bad for a lot of reasons. Get your car aligned, avoid short trips, invest in a block and oil pan heater, block your grille, and make a warm air intake. Even then, expect it to tank when the weather is cold, just less so.

Edit: I think Michelin Energy Savers are nice tires, but they're definitely more economy focused than comfort. They last a long time and you might get 10-20% better fuel economy over non-LRR tires, but they're not going to be the most luxurious ride you've ever had.
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