Dismiss Notice

Welcome To CK5!

Registering is free and easy! Hope to see you on the forums soon.

Score a FREE t-shirt and membership sticker when you sign up for a Premium Membership and choose the recurring plan.

Front degree shims

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by chvyhs, Dec 14, 2001.

  1. chvyhs

    chvyhs 1/2 ton status

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2001
    Posts:
    1,469
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Murrieta, California
    I have a 1990 3/4T Suburban with your Heavy duty front shackles. I'm getting a set of old 6" lift springs, I was told they're about 5" now. How much of a shim do I need?

    <font color=red>Sure your Durango can go any place I can go, (if I hook a strap to it).</font color=red>
     
  2. pcorssmit

    pcorssmit 1/2 ton status

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2001
    Posts:
    1,346
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Denver, CO
    You'll have to put the springs in and then get an alignment to figure out if and how much shim you need.

    Pete

    '83 K5, 350 TBI (ex 6.2), 700R4, NP208, Dana 60/14 bolt, 4.56s, Detroits, 3" lift, 15-39.5x15 TSLs
    '97 Dodge 2500 4x4 CC LB Sport, Cummins 5 spd
     
  3. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2000
    Posts:
    4,227
    Likes Received:
    142
    Location:
    Carbondale Colorado
    You probably won't need a shim, put it together and check the castor, it should be about 6-8 degrees.

    Making the world better, one truck at a time.
    SW-ORD
    <a target="_blank" href=http://www.offroaddesign.com>www.offroaddesign.com</a>
     

Share This Page