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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-04-2001, 12:49 PM Thread Starter
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wedges under housing

I order to help with steering woes and relieve some driveline angles, would it be feasible to use wedges between the housing and spring to restore pre-shackle caster? I've seen it done on lowered (ugh) trucks. Any thoughts?

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Re: wedges under housing

If you're refering to degree wedges that go between the axle and the spring, then yes it's feasible and actually is common. Most mail order companys sell them and I think that Tom Woods has a better selection of different degrees and might possibly be cheaper.

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Re: wedges under housing

Just be sure you use steel shims and not aluminum. My pro-crap kit came with aluminum shims that didn't last a year before disintegrating.

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Re: wedges under housing

All I can find is aluminium shims, who sells the steel ones?

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