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Custom Maching

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by durf4694, May 10, 2011.

  1. durf4694

    durf4694 [OP] giggity giggity

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    I am going to be maching some 1.25 -1.5 lift blocks for my truck and was wondering if anyone could help me with an idea. to prevent any driving vibrations can i machine the top or bottom of the block on an angle to act as axle shims???? :confused:
     
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    yep my 3.5" blocks has a taper on the bottom side.
     
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    thanks for the help on this post as well as my other one guys lol shoulda put them together. Which way would the taper go on the bottom of the block? small end facing front of truck would by my guess........? since its a 1.5 block ill try 3 degrees? maybe
     
  4. EL TACOROJO

    EL TACOROJO SNAPPIN NECKS AND CASHIN CHECKS.

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    machining :D
     
  5. durf4694

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    o hell yes!
     
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    id go with machining the top
     
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    why not the bottom like he says his blocks are ? VVVVV



     
  8. EL TACOROJO

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    i would think it wouldnt matter just so long they a faced the correct way .
     
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    right right. so are the axle shims are usually placed on the top of the block? do you know what direction there supposed to go ? i did some searching and didnt get anywhere
     
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    Ibelieve the thick end is the rear
     
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