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Lift Springs or ORDs 4" Shakle Flip?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Saxwonder84, Jul 7, 2004.

  1. Saxwonder84

    Saxwonder84 1/2 ton status

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    Lift Springs or ORDs 4\" Shakle Flip?

    So which is better? It is finally time to lift the thing so just wanting best bang for the buck. Thanks
     
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    Re: Lift Springs or ORDs 4\" Shakle Flip?

    ORD Shackle Flip. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    Re: Lift Springs or ORDs 4\" Shakle Flip?

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    ORD Shackle Flip. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif

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    Re: Lift Springs or ORDs 4\" Shakle Flip?

    2 thumbs up for ORD's shackle flip /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
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    Re: Lift Springs or ORDs 4\" Shakle Flip?

    Lift springs
    FYI shakle flip and towing is not reccomended.
    /forums/images/graemlins/ears.gif
     
  6. MudFrog

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    Re: Lift Springs or ORDs 4\" Shakle Flip?

    It really depends on what you want. Both have pro's and con's, I was planning on a shackle flip but I have decided on going with lift springs instead.
     
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    Re: Lift Springs or ORDs 4\" Shakle Flip?

    do both! 4" springs, 4" shackle flip and a 2" block! best of everything! and i have almost stock driveline angle!
     
  8. BlueBlazer

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    Re: Lift Springs or ORDs 4\" Shakle Flip?

    Not recommended by who? You? /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif
     
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    Re: Lift Springs or ORDs 4\" Shakle Flip?

    It kind of depends on what you want, the shackle flip will give more flex. I have 6" lifted springs on mine because if I used a shackle flip it would mess my driveshaft angle up and I would have to buy a $300 CV shaft.
     
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    Re: Lift Springs or ORDs 4\" Shakle Flip?

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    It kind of depends on what you want, the shackle flip will give more flex. I have 6" lifted springs on mine because if I used a shackle flip it would mess my driveshaft angle up and I would have to buy a $300 CV shaft.

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    Or rotate your pinion back down /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif

    A shackle flip is fine for towing as long as you realize that it makes your suspension feel a little softer than before. You realy shoulden't be towing with a 1400RTI, high lifted, big tired tow rig....its just common sence. But if you want to lift your 3/4 ton a bit with a shackle lift you will be fine.

    This has been beat to death and the experts (ORD) say it is fine as long as you are smart about it. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    EDIT: oh and I got the ORD flip a long time ago. I still use the brackets (moved to a new location) with my newer longer/softer All Pro springs. They are a quality product, and a good design that I would use again.
     
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    Re: Lift Springs or ORDs 4\" Shakle Flip?

    Jup, I just made it up today. /forums/images/graemlins/screwy.gif
     

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