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Help w/shackles

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by firemanrj, Oct 11, 2006.

  1. firemanrj

    firemanrj Newbie

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    I have an 87 K5, the question I have is, We raised the rear 3 inches,with blocks, got some shackles for the front, but when we tryed to install the shackles it seems that we can't figure out what all we need to take loose to get the springs to drop enough to install the shackles. Help! later RJ
     
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    68on44s Registered Member

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    jack the front of the truck up off the ground. then remove the rear shackle, if the spring doesnt come down far enough for your shackle then the shackle is probably to long and you are maxing out you shocks... How long are the shackles?
     
  3. firemanrj

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    shackles

    The shackles are about 5 inches long with four holes. I want to get about 2.5 inches out of them.
     

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