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front shackle ?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by beater_k20, Mar 7, 2004.

  1. beater_k20

    beater_k20 Banned

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    which would be a better setup? ORD shackles up front, with poly bushings, or poly bushings up front, and extended shackles and moving the hanger forward? what are the ups and downs of both setups?
     
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    deff go with the ORD if your not going to move the shackle.

    moving the shackle forward improves the droop of the front end, but you MAY need a long travel drive shaft.

    the ORD shackles are a lot better than stock(thicker and 1/2" longer)but, the shackle angle is the same as stock and not very good so the droop isn't as much.
     
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    http://community.webshots.com/s/image6/6/0/29/93160029AhsPRz_fs.jpg
    Heres the best picture I have of mine. Copied a buddies idea and did the extended and relocated shackles. I can measure em and get some better pics if your interested. Just PM me and Ill post em up if I can get my camera to work. I also welded up the old hole too.Sam
     
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    beater_k20 Banned

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    clicky no worky.
     

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