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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 76 jimmy Az, Apr 13, 2000.
HEy i live in Az does anyone know a place around here that will install a rear shackle flip?
alright buddy, i found a place for ya - Fly-n-hi.com - I found it by searching yellow pages in a search engine. the shop is in phoenix on McDowell Rd.(?)... i think that's right. anyways, go to their web site and give them a call. lemme know how you likw the flip, ok? oh yeah... their other site is - flynhi.com - Later
NEVER been stuck... *yet*
Call any off the Off road shops there and they can do it. Also call some of the fab shops around town. They will do it also.
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To bad you weren't close to MS b/c i would help you install them. It really isn't too bad except the gas tank crap.
Thanks, Junkie! Great photo! Now I see how they mount...
Blazin' in Flagstaff
What method did you use to get the stock hangers off. Today I started mine but never got them off. I drilled/grinded the rivet heads off but the hanger won't budge. I also tried to punch the rivits out but they are in there! Should I just drill all the way through? Thanks in advance.
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I drilled my rivits out, than used a BFH and centering punch and knocked them through. I didn't drop the tank, so be careful. I also just used a small bit to start the hole, and than a larger one to drill off the head.
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I tried drilling,but it went faster grindng.Watch out for heat and the gas tank.Then pounded out with hammer and punch.I had to drop the tank to get the new bolts.It took a whole weekend but to do the swap.Most of the time is in tearing it apart.It went back together real easily.
Iwent the easy route and used a torch, but you can grinthe out then drill though the rivets the rest of the way... it will take a while though. Best bet is to put a torch to it.
Try Offroad Unlimited, location Broadway and Extension in Mesa.
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