S-10 Forum banner
1 - 20 of 23 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,092 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 · (Edited)
Hey guys I should be getting Jason's new carrier bearing crossmember in the mail soon.

Some people had mentioned that shims need to be used for the installation. I thought it was a simple bolt on.

Does anyone know where the shims go, where I can buy the shims, and any other advice for installing the crossmember?

Thanks,
Nick
 

·
Afterhours Admin
Joined
·
27,129 Posts
They may be referring to shimming up the carrier bearing to help pinion angle and reduce vibrations. However most aftermarket carrier bearing crossmembers are already higher than stock, so no shims or less shimming is needed.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
13,733 Posts
That works too.

Joe is joe on the forum, thats why I put his name in quotes. You can prolly PM him if you want. His spacers are made from aluminum, with oval holes cut in them, so they fit different year dimes. He also includes some new grade 8 bolts with nyloc nuts.
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
16,419 Posts
zYgoTe said:
joe is "Twin-10s" on the forum.

WTF is this shim for? I don't believe I have one.
I dont have a shim either, however I do have the SSC one. But it's different than Jasons one.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
13,578 Posts
3rdCoastCrawlin said:
the shim is mainly for extended cab owners who have lowered their trucks, it helps to even out the drive-shaft, and helps out ALOT to get the vibration to go away.
Well, my truck is pretty damn low, so do I need a shim, heh? Really the only vibration I get is from the front end not being aligned.
 
1 - 20 of 23 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top