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I have my A-Arms all back together with spherical bearing rose joints. I am retaining the exact location of the arms before installation, but the shims do not all fit. The upper front bearing is tight with three washers and the upper front back takes two washers, but there is play in the connection. How much play is allowable with a feeler gauge? Do I need to source different thickness washers?

I found this thread but affords no discussion on tolerances. Caster shims...sigh...wtf?

Thanks for the help in advance!
 

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a pic may help clear things up.
the large rubber washer can be used on aftermarket bushings, so you are already having to remove/adjust the washer count. A snug fit is ideal but a “slight” looseness should be fine, i am curious if anyone els has any insight.

btw, how stiff are your a arms after you installed them with the bearings?
 
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