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Replacing Axle Housing; knuckle alignment

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by AlaskanWheeler, Jul 28, 2005.

  1. AlaskanWheeler

    AlaskanWheeler SILVER Star

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    I am replacing my axle housing with one from Proffitts and was wondering if I have to realign my knuckles with the new housing or just use the old shims? I will be using the original knuckles.
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    '81 Fj-40 Soa,sr,38's,4.88r&p,marks Gears,2f,h42
     
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    Highly recommend getting new shims because it will likely need different sized ones and you won't have to wait.