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Zero rates with shim blocks?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by gmcjimmy88, May 28, 2006.

  1. gmcjimmy88

    gmcjimmy88 1/2 ton status

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    Is anyone running a set of Zero rates plus a set of degree shims. I was just wondering if it would be stable. I see it being bad, like having two sets of lift blocks on the same axle? Or can you order the Zero rates with a 15 degree cut in them? Or is there anyone local to Fayetteville N.C to machine a set for me at a great price. Thanks for any and all help.
     
  2. readymix

    readymix 3/4 ton status

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    Just order them with the correct taper
     
  3. 74 chev

    74 chev 1/2 ton status

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    i have zero rates and a 15 deg shim and have had no problems but as soon as i can im just gonna swap it all out for 52's.
     
  4. muddybuddy

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    ive got the same thing, also swapping to 52s
     
  5. southernspeed

    southernspeed 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I milled 6* into mine and it took forever on the mill. If you can order them pre-cut then do so because it'll cost a lot in shop time to get them done. But considering zeros and degree shims both bolt to the spring pack I can't really see a problem with it.
     
  6. gmcjimmy88

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    Cool, I gues I was thinking of them as lift blocks. Did not think they Bolted to the spring pack. What bolts did you use for the bolt?
     
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    southernspeed 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Just longer centre bolts. Pro Comp amongst others sell them. Have a word with MuddyTazz though as he may well be able to help you out with shims or degreed zeros. He's a better machinist than me!:D
     
  8. fright98

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    whree did you get the 15 drg. shims
     
  9. sandawgk5

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    I got a set of 10* zero rates from JKWOffroad. He is a member here.:D I had mine made to be 1" thick at the smallest point and tapered up from there.

    Ira
     

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