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Good place to buy shims?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Hunter500ky, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. Hunter500ky

    Hunter500ky [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Well looking for some shims, 3 degree.

    I checked toytec but they want almost 40$ shipped! Shipping is 13$ alone!

    How is it so expensive to ship something that is that size?

    Anyway any other places? I checked down south but didn't see any.

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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  3. Chris(NJ)

    Chris(NJ) Well-Known Member

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    Not sure... I got mine through toytec as well, but bundled w/ other stuff. Their s/h is a little high...not outrageous, but still. Although I'm sure they'll make one or two dollars off that s/h, its not like their doubling the cost to ship. Unless you're shipping to a very local area or a major city, UPS rarely charges under 9-10.00, at minimum.
     
  4. Hunter500ky

    Hunter500ky [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Also after reading, Zinc crushes down. Are there any places that use solid steel?
     
  5. bjmoose

    bjmoose Bullwinkle J. Moose

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    http://www.4crawler.com/4x4/ForSale/Shims.shtml

    This guy works out of his garage and makes custom shims of any dimension.

    You can pay an expedite fee and get them sooner.

    Browse around his website and there's good info on how to measure for the shims you need, too.
     
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