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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-03-2000, 03:26 PM
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Wedge Plates for 75 CJ

Where can I find axle/spring wedge plates for a 75 CJ5??

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Re: Wedge Plates for 75 CJ

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I got a wrangler pair from four wheel drive hardware, and I cut the sides down to size on a metal band saw. They have worked great for 2 years now.
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Re: Wedge Plates for 75 CJ

Check the Samuri board. They run 2" springs also.
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Re: Wedge Plates for 75 CJ

Whatever wedge plates you use, make sure they are steel, and use the spring center bolt to bolt them to the spring. I made the mistake of useing aluminum wedges, they would wear, and the U-bolts would lossen up, I rolled my Jeep because of this. I pulled the wedges out the first chance I got. Still drives fine just hard to flat tow, and from your previous post, I am assuming that is why you want the wedges. Another option is offset upper ball joint bushings. They will only give you up to 2 degrees, but it might be enough to make it flat tow allright.

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