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New shackle lifts

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by fr8train, Apr 12, 2002.

  1. fr8train

    fr8train 1/2 ton status

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    <a target="_blank" href=http://www.truckin-austin.com/product_list.asp?id=10>http://www.truckin-austin.com/product_list.asp?id=10</a>

    Anyone tried them? Looks interesting.
     
  2. NoSmog73

    NoSmog73 1/2 ton status

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    Looks ok but that means 4 more rivets or more can't remember to grind,drill,cut,yell cuss,sware,give the bird too....LOL...mike
     
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    I am working on a bolt on version similar to this ;-)
     
  4. BorregoK5

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    I've got a rear one in production now, going to go abuse it tomorrow and see how it works out. Heres a link.

    http://www.echobit.com
     
  5. fr8train

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    Nice setup.
     
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    Thanks, its been a brainstorm in progress for a while now. I've been running the prototype for about 4 months now and I love it. I was suprised how much softer the ride was on what was a brutally hard ride before, mostly on the washboards. I'm eager to get this new one on so I can play with the shackle location angle and perhaps some longer shackles... I'll have to disconnect my shocks though to see how much it really gets crossed up.
     
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    How does the shackle make it ride smoother?
     
  8. fr8train

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    ? I dont know /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif.....where are you getting that statement from? I got this ad. while running thru the site. I can tell you that if your running old blown out rubber bushings then a new shackle with poly bushings will help. Other than that, you got me. Dang, that was too much strain on the noggin, need more Tennese liquid band aide now.
     

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