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I need to install 3* caster shims to bring my caster to spec. I have too much positive caster now 9-10*, so I need to decrease it. Which way do these niffty little units go? I'm guessing fat part towards the rear. I'm SPUA with a s/r & rears up front.... Am I correct?

I just don't want to bodger this up and have to do it again.... Thanks!

 
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Crow,

I have em on my zuk - you can look at 'em.......

I forgot which way they go and I am at work now - will try and run outside and take a peek
 

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I thought caster had changed with the rears up front and having drill the packs, moving the axle forward. I'm about 9-10 degrees positive, so I'll toss in the 3 degree shims I have and should be in the ballpark.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but they should become an integral part of the spring pack, correct? Thanks guys!
 

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Didn't go for an alignment. I used one of those nifty angle gauges....
 

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Make sure your spring pin is long ewnough too, it should pass thru the shim and still fit in the perch hole. I had to use a longer bolt to shim my rear.
 

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Ya to what Mini said.

Also, remember, you have those relocation pads. Man, that's a lot of foo-foo on your springs. While your at it. Check the relocation pads and make sure they are pushing your axle forward.
 

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Tim... I ditched the relocator pads and drilled the spring pack. It wasn't working with the Calmini s/r. Now, the fronts are a 5 leave pack with the caster shim. Life is good....
 

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Thanks guys...I used a bolt (actually a nut) that I massaged with a grinder to fit the spring plates. I knew I would need the longer bolts as I added another leaf to the pack as well as the shim.....
 
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