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Are shims enough

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by rayho91, Feb 20, 2007.

  1. rayho91

    rayho91

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    ok so i have a 4 inch hell creek lift and about another 1inch lift on a shackels
    so a total about 5 in and no doubt it vibrates like a mother &%$#
    so i installed some shims and was wonderin if that would do the job
    or am i goin to have to do somethin to the other side of the drve shaft
     
  2. PabloCruise

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    Can you describe the vibration?

    Does it happen in 4wd or 2?

    What are you pinion angles?

    Did you shim front? Rear? Did you measure caster?

    What year 40 are we talking about?

    Any chance tires could be out of balance?
     
  3. rayho91

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    it vibrates in 2wd at about 25mph and up
    and for sure its becasue of the lift cause i had it for ten years and just lifted it
    i put the shims in the rear cause when i eye ball it the rear looks like it needs it
    i corrected the pinion angles back to original using the shims
    so i was just wonderin if its enough
    i havent put it all back together yet
     
  4. Mark W

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    Turn on recording... "Check driveshaft phasing"... turn off recording. ;)


    Mark...
     
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    LOL!

    Just add it to your sig line already!
     
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