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Front Shims

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by chvyhs, Jan 19, 2002.

  1. chvyhs

    chvyhs 1/2 ton status

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    I put some 3deg shims under my front spring packs. The problem is that the spring center bolts don't go through the shims and into the spring perches. Is this a problem?

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  2. Twiz

    Twiz 1/2 ton status

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    I would think so, the center bolts help guid the axle onto the springs and keeps it centered. I'm not sure what the fix is.
    Sooooo......


    TTT

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  3. Pure Insanity

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    Yes I would call that a problem. I put shims into my last rig and they broke and part of it popped out. I will never use them again. Are you having caster problems w/ lift springs? I have a shim built into my 6 " springs. I will be removing it. It is killing my caster and makes my Blazer wander.

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