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post #1 of (permalink) Old 02-11-2002, 01:09 AM Thread Starter
 
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backwards shims in the front???

I was told to help with wandering and jaring in the steering I caused by a small suspension and shackle lift I need to install 4 degree shims backwards between springs and axle in the front?????

Why? how does this work? Will it help? Does it cause drivline vibs in 4 wheels drive?

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Re: backwards shims in the front???

Backwards is just referring to putting the pointy part of the triangle shim towards the rear thereby tilting the pinnion lower in an attempt to restore the orginal geometry to the axle. Since it's only a small lift adding the shims that way should not give the driveshaft any wobble. If it does you will need to try something else.


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