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spring shims

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by mouse, May 10, 2004.

  1. mouse

    mouse 1/2 ton status

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    Wheres a good place to buy springs shims. My 4 inch TC springs didn't come with any and the front u-joint on the rear shaft is close to being maxed out - no vibes though even up to 75 mph.
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  2. boz42

    boz42 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    i believe a member here named "tony p" makes & sells them.
     
  3. 77 Mud Buddy

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    Note, I had some aluminum shims for a short time. With in 4 Months they were cracking and pieces were falling out between the spring / axle. If possible I'd try and find steel shims.
     
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    ZZ4x4 1/2 ton status

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    4wheelparts has em. They had a choice of 6 degrees or 8 degrees. Pretty cheap but they're aluminum so you gotta use em correctly ( with center bolt through the shim) or they'll split. Good luck.
     
  5. 85 blazer

    85 blazer 1/2 ton status

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    Mine did the same they broke out so I cut the perches set my axle where I wanted it and rewelded the perches NO MORE SHIMS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Now if I could only quit breakin the darn Dana 44 Axle shafts LOL!!!!!!!!
     
  6. lifethroughdeath

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    this place carries steel shims JKW-OFFROAD &
    BlueTorchFab just a few i can think of off the top of my head. /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif

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  7. mouse

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    Thanks, I'll give them a shot. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    TonyP, he'll take care of you...

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    These are D60 shims and top plates he made for me, but he can make what you need. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif

    Clicky HERE>>> TonyP

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  9. scoutillac

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    I had some steel shims that came with my lift. Two weeks ago I pulled the remaining pieces out. They were crumbled. But I crushed a set of lift blocks a few months back too.
     

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