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shiming after shackle flip

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by Tice, Sep 9, 2002.

  1. Tice

    Tice Registered Member

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    just installed 4in shackle flip from ORD. now my u-joint angles are off. have 1in drop t-case brackets. how much of an angled shim do i use to correct it? front u-joint sits at 9 degrees and rear is about 1 degree.
     
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    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    You should match the ujoint angles front and rear. They need to match so you'll probably want to look into about a 6 degree shim? We've messed with a couple blazers that just used 4-5 degree, so you might get away with that.
    Best way to do it is figure out what you want and cut and rotate the spring perches.
     
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    thanks, i'll try that and let you know how it works.
     
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    thanks. that whorked great. i used 6degree shims and got the angles to within 1 degree of each other. also i found shims that didnt have a pre drilled hole , so i was able to drill my own holes and bolt them to the spring packs. ps ORD RULES...
     

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