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is stacking shims alright?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by muddybuddy, May 27, 2005.

  1. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    hey guys, i just picked up my 8" lift leaf springs and both front and rear came with shims already on them. i also got the fron and rear box kits which have the bushings and ubolt and for some reason, another set of shims . i was wondering if stacking shims would work/ and if it is safe? has anybody done this b4? if i did do this i would put them on the rear.

    thanks guys
     
  2. cegusman

    cegusman 3/4 ton status

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    stacked shims are unsafe, DO NOT DO IT
     
  3. 73k5blazer

    73k5blazer Unplug the matrix cable from the back of your head Premium Member

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    It is generally not recommended. There's lots of side loads and other loads operating on those things, and stacked ones can have a tendency to pop out sometimes.
     
  4. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    no !!!! its just like blocks no. and i only like the steel shims.
     

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