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Is the front end alignment affected by replacing the struts on the 2005 Devilles?
 

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If you replaced the struts with factory units with the round bolt holes - no.

If you went aftermarket and the struts have oblong mounting holes, then, yes - alignment needed.
 

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I got the aftermarket Monroes with the olong holes. I guess I will have to wait till next Saturday to put them on and make an appointment to get it aligned.
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it will depend, if you are replacing the strut assy that includes a new spring, that may cause the car to have a different ride height. Depending how much the ride height changes will effect alignment.
 
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