Steel Caster Shims

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by MDTyree, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. MDTyree

    MDTyree

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    I need a source for steel caster shims for my FJ40. Were can I find them?
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    FF LC FREAK SILVER Star

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  4. MDTyree

    MDTyree

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    Any other suppliers for this? Some one closer to the East Coast.
  5. antFJ

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    look for custom spring shops near by.. they might be able to help you/point you in the right direction
  6. MDTyree

    MDTyree

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    Good Idea, I'll check that out. Were do you all get your caster shims? I read so many post about shims, were are you getting them from?
  7. antFJ

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    honestly didn't have time to order them from a custom shop or another place and wait/didn't want to pay that much for steel right now. went cheap and easy with the aluminum ones from CCOT.. i know they will go bad eventually but I'm not really gonna wheel this truck so I should be good for a while. I got a set of shims and pins for half what it would cost for steel.

    search for steel shims - there is a thread with one or two other sources
  8. Morse_FJ40

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    Get the steel ones! You should of seen the aluminum ones that were put on by the PO. Deformed and hammered.

    Ryan
  9. nspctr1

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    I put aluminum ones on mine but it's not a DD. THey were very affordable at 4wheelparts.com

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