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Late model Shackle flip on an 1st Gen Blazer

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by grendel, Feb 3, 2004.

  1. grendel

    grendel 1/2 ton status

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    What's the difference, how tough would it be to make a 2nd generation shackle flip (73+) work on a 71 Blazer?
     
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    I think you'd be better off buying the right kit, it would be a major surgery to make the later kit work on the early truck. The offset from the frame is off by over an inch and the drop from the frame is a couple inches more than it should be.
     
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    Looking at your site, the only one you offer for a first gen is a 4" lift. More than I need.

    Can you make one in 2.5"?
     
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    We probably won't do a 2.5" lift for the early truck, the brackets get pretty goofy and the demand is somewhat low. I hate to not build this stuff but some volume is required.
     
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    Yeah, I just talked with your father.

    I also just ordered 1200 worth of stuff... including the 4" flip kit.

    Feel free to kick me a discount /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     
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    Was the shifter part of that? Or do we need to start a separate order?
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    Was the shifter part of that? Or do we need to start a separate order?

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    Shifter was part of that, cross over steering, D60 rebuild stuff, shackle flip...
     
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    I figured it out, after I replied of course.
     

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