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Old 03-12-2004, 11:53 AM
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Looks pretty straight foreward, just looking for tips from those who've been there and done that.

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need some shims to adjust the pinion angle..
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Old 03-12-2004, 12:17 PM
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nope, bought tapered blocks, no shims needed
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That's what I got too if they would ever show up in the mail!! Got 1.5" blocks to go with the BJ's shackles I've been waiting to install.
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ya, sell the blocks and get lift springs. . how big a block ya gonna run. ibent my spring perches w/ 4" blocks. but that was w/ pretty hairy off-roading.

its easy the ubolt nuts might be tough to remove just blast em w/ pb blaster or torch'em off since you dont need em anymore.
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Old 03-12-2004, 05:41 PM
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Quote:
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ya, sell the blocks and get lift springs. . how big a block ya gonna run. .
I'm only running 2.5" can't afford springs, so I'm here for now
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ya...what desert beast said...don't do the blocks.
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Old 03-12-2004, 06:25 PM
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Kind of committed to it now, besides, I don't want to keep beating up my tires
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The blocks will do fine. Everyone has to start out somewhere. Go for it and have fun.
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Well, since you got them, hopefully you got the steel ones instead of the AL blocks.
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Old 03-13-2004, 02:20 AM
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Well, since you got them, hopefully you got the steel ones instead of the AL blocks.
I got the cast ones, after all of the horror stories I've heard about aluminium blocks, wasn't going to cut that corner.
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