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About Royal Wheel Alignment

Mechanic weighing a piston

Located at 2101 Campbell St. in Rapid City, SD, Royal Wheel Alignment has been serving the automotive repair needs of the local community for the last 83 years. We pride ourselves on providing the best automotive services for our customers. See us today to restore vehicle performance for continued reliability. We strive to deliver comprehensive auto repairs to happy customers throughout the Black Hills and surrounding areas.

Royal Ostrander established Royal Wheel Alignment in 1939. Those were the days of Ford Model A, Cadillac LaSalle, Diamond T, and Willys. Royal’s son, Russ, and his wife, Dorothy, took over the business. After 12 years of working for the Ostranders, Evan Barnes purchased the business in 1985.

Evan is the “old guy,” of the business, working it for 40 years, driving the same route to work the entire time. He worked until 2020. As Evan looks back on his time in the business, he notes how much has changed through technology. What hasn’t changed is that the small town feel that Royal Ostrander and his son, Russ, fostered during their ownership continues to this day.

Four generations of customers can reminisce about coming into our shop with their grandpa. That’s why one of our business models is “Your Grandpa’s garage with modern technology.”

At Royal Wheel Alignment, we’ve been keeping you between the lines since 1939.

Mechanics standing in front of Royal Wheel Alignment
Owner Mechanic Scott Staff Photo

Scott bought the business in January of 2021 after working at I-90 Service for over 25 years on mechanical services such as brakes, struts, suspension and other mechanical duties. Scott promises to give the same great service customers have come to expect since 1939.

Reasons to visit Royal Wheel Alignment

  • Restore vehicle performance with our auto repair services; see us for wheel alignmentsshocks and strutsfour-wheel drive system repairs, differential repair, axle repair, CV joint repair, driveshaft repair, and brake repairs from a NAPA AutoCare Center, performed by ASE-certified technicians.
  • See us for other automotive services including custom alignments, flat tire repair, tire rotations, and TPMS repairs.
  • Rim and wheel straightening.
  • Relax in our waiting area while enjoying free coffee and Wi-Fi.

Need any car repairs?

We perform vehicle inspections, alignment and brake repairs, 4 wheel drive repair, and make sure your shocks and struts are working properly. If you need any of these things worked on, we are your shop!