Zinc Axle Degree Shims for driveline vibrations

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  • Choose Degree Shim (1 degree for each inch of lift)

Description

Zinc Axle Degree Shims for driveline vibrations for Toyota Trucks

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These shims have been used by our dealers and installers to eliminate rear driveline vibrations.
Zinc alloy construction for corrosion resistance.

These over-the-road heavy duty truck axle shims are a fast and accurate means to align front or rear axles of most popular tandem trailers and trucks. Specialty Products’ new Zinc Alloy shims offer another level of performance versus our traditional aluminum shims. For a small cost increase versus aluminum, you now have the hardness of our premium manganese bronze shims and a much improved compression strength as compared to aluminum shims.

Included in kit:
(2) Slotted Axle Degree Shims
(2) New Leaf Spring Center Bolts
(2) Center Bolt Head Spacers

May require longer u bolts on some models

Typically 1 inch of lift needs 1 degree, if you have 2″, you need 2 degree.

* Shims are installed with the flat end up and the thinner end facing forward on models with the leaf springs above the axle (Most Toyota models)

Questions and Answers

-I have a 2013 Tacoma with OME Dakar springs (3 inch lift). What degree shim is recommended?

We would recommend you going with the 3 degree axle shim.

1 review for Zinc Axle Degree Shims for driveline vibrations

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    cornelius

    ordered 3 degree shims for my 11 tacoma dcsb for driveline vibs after ome 3″ lift contacted customer service for recommendations installed shims yesterday. worked like an charm no more vibs thanks!!!!

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Questions and answers of the customers

  1. Answered by the admin Typically 1 inch of lift needs 1 degree, if you have 2″, you need 2 degree.
  2. Answered by the admin So the shims should be the same on either side, the thinner side of the shim has to be pointing towards the front of the vehicle and the thicker side towards the back of the vehicle. The arrow points towards the front of the vehicle
  3. Answered by the admin The sims are recommended 1 degree at every inch of lift. No additional u-bolts except fot leaf springs mountings needed
  4. Answered by the admin for 1'' nothing is needed - for 1.5'' the 2 degree shim is used
  5. Answered by the admin Included in kit: (2) Slotted Axle Degree Shims (2) New Leaf Spring Center Bolts (2) Center Bolt Head Spacers
  6. Answered by the admin It will not make any great noticeable amount of lift - only to make driveshaft be more flat and smooth at 1-2 degrees
  7. Answered by the admin Please use about 3 degrees shims. Usually 1 degree for each inch of lift. Total lift may depend on your bed lengths and if you often carry additional constant load.
  8. Answered by the admin we can offer https://bilsteinlifts.com/shop/toyota-tacoma/2005-2015/solid-steel-axle-degree-shims/
  9. Answered by the admin

    Typically 1 degree for every inch of lift, therefore 2.5" lift I will
    recommend a 2.5 degree shim.

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