alignment shims, 70 Fury got em?

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  1. Great Pumpkin

    Great Pumpkin New Member

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    I am trying to plan out some work, does a 1970 Plymouth fury requires shims to align the front end? I really appreciate the help! Thanks
     
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    Mike66Chryslers Well-Known Member

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    No shims. Alignment of the upper control arms is done using bolts with large eccentric washers on them. (I don't know if there's a more accurate term for that setup.)

    ...unless you're talking about aligning the front subframe where it bolts to the unibody.
     
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    68PK21 440.6bbl Senior Member

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    Maybe he has one of those re-bodied Plymouth to a GM chassis abortion like we saw quite awhile ago.

    :rofl:
     
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    Upper control arms are adjusted with cam bolts. (camber)
    Tie rod's are adjusted with the adjustment sleeve. (toe)
    If you're talking about the stub frame ... I'm not sure. I never saw any shims in anything I've had apart.
     
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    Triple Pickle Well-Known Member FCBO Gold Member

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    If you’re thinking of GM style shims that go in the upper control arms, that’s not the way Mopar does it. No shims.
     
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    Snotty Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Never seen any.
     
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    Thanks for your replies
     
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    the 74 gran furys do use GM style shim washers-------wonder if the stub frames can be switched out?
     
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    My car is pretty original. I asked because I was misled by a town fair tire person