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ORD HD front shackles.

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by yeild2me, Jan 26, 2002.

  1. yeild2me

    yeild2me 1/2 ton status

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    Arent these supposed to be 1/2" longer than stock??? the ones i got are EXACTLY the same length as my stock ones. i guess i dont really care, because i put them on anyways, but was just wondering.


    rob

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    they are 1/2" longer than 69-86 shackles. In 87 Chevy went to longer ones.

    '71 Blazer CST w/ a 400sbc, 4" lift, 36" Supper Swampers, and alot of rust
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  3. JIM88K5

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    Yup...Triaged is correct. On my 88 the stock and the ORD are the same length...
    I checked my ORD units against box stock units... Same length.
    Jim

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  4. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    Judging from the parts listed in your post you have an '88-91 K5 (TBI motor and 241) In '88 GM went to a longer shackle for some reason, exactly 1/2" longer than previous years. Ours are the same as the later trucks, but 1/2" longer than anything else. So basically you get a strength upgrade and greasable bolts but the length stays the same. Sorry for any cornfusion.

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