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axle shims??

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by countryboy22, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. Oct 24, 2009 at 11:55 AM
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    countryboy22

    countryboy22 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    `do you need longer u bolts to install shims? i also have a 2 aal already installed.
     
  2. Oct 24, 2009 at 11:57 AM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    As long as you have a little thread showing past the u-bolt nuts you should be fine.
     
  3. Oct 24, 2009 at 12:00 PM
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    countryboy22

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    well i dont know i havent put the axle shims in i jus wondering if once the shims are in if the stock u bolts will work
     
  4. Oct 24, 2009 at 12:01 PM
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    They are not big at all. All you need to worry about is if you have enough thread to tighten the nuts.
     
  5. Oct 24, 2009 at 12:06 PM
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    countryboy22

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    ok i think i going to order new ones from toytec cuz i think once i get the shims in i wont have alot of thread left
     
  6. Oct 24, 2009 at 12:06 PM
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    jdkeller

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    Thats a good idea. They are not expensive. better to be safe than sorry.
     
  7. Oct 24, 2009 at 12:13 PM
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    countryboy22

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    ok thanks i just ordered the carrier bearing drop axle shims and u bolts. i got bad vibes since i put the billys on and the aal
     
  8. Oct 24, 2009 at 12:16 PM
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    Very good idea to order new u-bolts. It's NOT a good idea to reuse u-bolts because they don't stay tight as well as new ones will.
     
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