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Shims with 52's + Zero Rates

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by trollporter, Oct 27, 2006.

  1. trollporter

    trollporter 1/2 ton status

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    I searched but couldn't quite find what I was looking for. I plan on running stock 52's up front with overloads and zero rate moving the axle up 1.5". What shims are you running or suggest with this set up.

    thanks, troy
     
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    Surely I'm not the only one to ever try this in the history of ck5.

    troy
     
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    i was going to do this when i put my zero rates in my front of my truck. instead of using a shim then the zero rate, i was thinking about having a machine shop mill a certain degree into the zero rate for strength...hope this helps
     
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    great idea man!

    troy
     
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    clarkjw24 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Are you sure you'll have enough clearance for the draglink over the spring packs? I'm running 56s minus 2 leaves and the overload. Room was somewhat tight. Just something to think about.
     
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    this is why i didnt pursue the idea because the more of an angle you put on it the more it rotates your draglink & tierod into the front of your spring. You just would have to look at it and try to picture it and/or try it.

    i just didnt do it b/c i had just bought new u-bolts and im lazy:D
     

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