Has anyone ever seen these before?

Suspension, including wheel, tire and brake.
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Has anyone ever seen these before?

Post by icehouse » 27 Jul 2016 13:26

So Tim picked up a 69 wagon to drive while we fix his car. Checking the car over I noticed this. They are defiantly come out next time his is up. They look so scary!

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Post by Byron510 » 27 Jul 2016 15:44

I'm trying to figure out the purpose of the shims...

Definitely rip those out, the single shear bolt is bad enough without adding leverage to it.

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Post by gooned » 27 Jul 2016 18:09

That's a redneck castor shim from someone who shoulda just stayed on the porch with his beer!

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Re: Has anyone ever seen these before?

Post by okayfine » 28 Jul 2016 05:56

Those are offset camber bolts. They were an aftermarket production piece. There's stuff in an old Five'n'Dime about them. Word was they always ended up moving/rotating.

Seemed like they're being used to lower the LCA mounting point in the photo above.
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