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HD shackles

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by four_by_ken, Dec 19, 2001.

  1. four_by_ken

    four_by_ken 1/2 ton status

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    Do they add any lift?

    Ken H.


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  2. Greg72

    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Ken,

    About 1/4" if I remember correctly....basically negligible. If you want to achieve lift, I think some other companies offer LONG shackles. I think Steve added the extra 1/4" to prevent the shackle from hitting the frame if you got the front suspension REALLY "crossed-up"....[​IMG]



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  3. four_by_ken

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    Actually thats better. I am not a big fan off lift shackles.

    Ken H.


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  4. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    On 67-87, it's 1/4", from 88-91 GM lenghtend the shackles and ours are the same height.

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