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Differential Bearing Shims

Discussion in '"Stock" Alpine' started by Bill Eisinger, Oct 3, 2019.

  1. Bill Eisinger

    Bill Eisinger Platinum Level Sponsor

    We're rebuilding the rear end on my SI V6 conversion project and am in need of differential bearing shims to set the correct preload.

    Sunbeam Specialties is down to a bare bones inventory (essentially out of stock) and isn't planning on stocking them going forward. Are there any other sources or does everybody just make their own?
     
  2. Scott Rodrigues

    Scott Rodrigues Donation Time

    Curious where SS is getting them from. Are they just not going to carry them or has their source dried up?
     
  3. Bill Eisinger

    Bill Eisinger Platinum Level Sponsor

    I got the impression that it was a sourcing issue.
     
    Scott Rodrigues likes this.
  4. 260Alpine

    260Alpine Silver Level Sponsor

    Bill, compare them with more common rear axle shims. MGB can use 12 bolt Chevy.
     
  5. Scott Rodrigues

    Scott Rodrigues Donation Time

    Ah, gotcha
     

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