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Changing the pinion angle...

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Bearskill, Aug 14, 2009.

  1. Aug 14, 2009 at 5:14 AM
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    Bearskill

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    I have been Talking with the guys at Tom Woods, and to put in the drive shaft I would like im told I will need to pitch my pinion angle 3 degrees. What is the best way to do this? Shim my axle? Are there other ways? What is the best most solid way?
     
  2. Aug 14, 2009 at 5:58 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Shim the axel. A 3* shim is commonly availible.
     
  3. Aug 14, 2009 at 7:27 AM
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    I'd highly recommend getting steal shims.

    Alluminum shims tend to distort in shape over time.
     
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