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Unread 02-14-2010, 07:53 PM   #16
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Rubicon Express RE1469 - Rubicon Express Solid Steel Shims for 2.5" Wide Leaf Springs - Quadratec Many places sell them, this is just one example. The shims aren't welded in, they are bolted to the leafpack with the centerpin. Jeffro was saying that you could have the spring perches cut off, then rotate the axle to the proper angle and have them welded back on. This would eliminate the need for the shims.

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Unread 02-14-2010, 08:09 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Jeffro95 View Post
Here's what a SYE / CV driveline needs to look like:

Notice how the pinion angle is rotated up?
I've always wondered how shims are supposed to work when in concert with SYE/CV.

Originally Posted by whiteys_red_XJ View Post
Hey thanks again xjfever and and jeff really aprciated I just want to make sure I now about everything I need to for this size lift this is my first lift I will be ever doing on my first jeep thanks so much for your time guys
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