complete front end replacement 66 fastback

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    took my 46 yr old complete front suspension out/how do you replace the shims after all new parts are in installed and alignment is off?
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    let the alignment shop do it. the easiest way is to put the shims in with the upper
    a arm when you replace it. you can jack up the front off the ground and loosen off the upper a arm bolts and pry the a arm back ,slip in the shims and tighten .do not take the nuts all the way off the bolts.
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    I will put the existing shims in their original location and hope the alignment is within specs but if not how can i change the shims with the massive spring pressure?
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    you will need to have it aligned after replacing every thing anyway,the alignment shop will add or subtract the necessary shims.
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