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2 1/2 shackle flip w/ 56's??

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by steve_kibbe, Nov 30, 2006.

  1. steve_kibbe

    steve_kibbe 1/2 ton status

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    I am just wanting to do a 2 1/2 inch lift for now and was wondering about running 56's in the back.
    Do I just swap sides with the brackets like the 4" flip kit?
     
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    you will probably need to drill new holes to move the mount back.
     
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    I just swapped sides on mine.
     
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    Can you post a pic of the shackle angle for me:o
     
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    Not sure if I have a pic on my comp but Ill look. I used belltech lowering shackles (added a back for strength) and they are at about 45*. After that and that alone flex was amazing. With 38s I could lift a tire with a forklift high enough that I couldnt touch the top of the tire and the other was still on the ground:D . Ill work on the pics!
     
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    I know this doesnt show shackle angle but this is only a little bit of what it is capable of. A forklift took it up another foot or so. You can see the shackle fairly well in this pic though. Yes it was a crappy camera too.
    [​IMG]
     
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