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How much lift from 56"/57" spring and echobit flip??????

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by berg76, Aug 13, 2004.

  1. berg76

    berg76 1/2 ton status

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    How much lift from 56\"/57\" spring and echobit flip??????

    I have the echobit flip with stock springs. The springs are now flat as can be. And with 6" springs in front the thing is dragging a$$. How much lift can I get from 56/57" springs and the echobit flip? Will it be enough to level my truck off?? Pictures would be great if you have 6" fronts and 57"/flipped rears. /forums/images/graemlins/ears.gif

    ~jason
     
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    Re: How much lift from 56\"/57\" spring and echobit flip??????

    This is how my truck used to look w/ an Echobit flip, reversed 57's, and 4" front springs.
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  3. big pappa b

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    Re: How much lift from 56\"/57\" spring and echobit flip??????

    This is mine with Echobit flip kit (flip with 6" shackles) NEW 57" f*rd springs and 4" front Tuff country EZ rides

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    Re: How much lift from 56\"/57\" spring and echobit flip??????

    It depends on how much of a lift the echobit shackle flip gives you. If you have a 5.5 lift shackle flip, and if your springs aren't really saggy, they may be level. But it will be a hard chance... /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
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    Re: How much lift from 56\"/57\" spring and echobit flip??????

    what did you pay for your 57s and who did you get them from? I think i may try your setup with a 1" zero rate.
     
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    Re: How much lift from 56\"/57\" spring and echobit flip??????

    big pappa b do you have anything for axle rap on your K5?
     
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    Re: How much lift from 56\"/57\" spring and echobit flip??????

    Sorry guys, didnt see this thread comes back plus I'm in Vegas right now.
    The 57's I ordered new from JCWhitney. I think they were like $150 (something like that). All the local junkyards around here want $100 for a used set so $50 more for a new set wasnt bad.
    Nothing for axle wrap yet. Of course the only thing I've done with it so far was to drive across the street to the construction area to shoot some calendar pics /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif It won't be getting tested out until February or so. I'm not some to work on it until December then we move to NC in January
     
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    Re: How much lift from 56\"/57\" spring and echobit flip??????

    I got at least 6" from mine with 52s. I know that I have run a number of axle/zero rate and front shackle combos and it has never sit level with my 6" front springs.

    My current shackles are 7" long(or might be 7 1/4", I cant remember), I have a Dana 60, and 6" superlift springs, and yet the rear always has sat higher.

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