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pics of your echobit flips

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 78Suburban, Jun 25, 2006.

  1. 78Suburban

    78Suburban 1/2 ton status

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    I would like to see some close ups of your echbits installed, and I would like to know if you're running 56's or 52's. I would also be interested in what shocks you are running, and how much actual lift you ended up with.
    thanks,
    James
     
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    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    You've seen my pics , I got near 5.5 inches which has settled to about 4.5 depending on my payload . I run the Gabriels out back . Rides nicer than my front ( which I like anyway ) :thumb:
     
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    TTT,
    I know there's gotta be at least a few more people running echobit flips.
     
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    GotLabs 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I got 5" out of mine also.

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    I have no idea how much I got out of mine, maybe 4-5 inches or so, these are 57" f-150 with a zero rate moving the axle back 1.5".

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    your 83 rides like a parked caddy:smirk:
     
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    Thats because you were born after ALL the best classics were made :rolleyes:


    And James , the pic of the flip in Shawnas post IS the one sent to you Friday :thumb:
     
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    the cool part is you are a classic now:D
     
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    but it mounts differnetly if you just run 52's, right? I'm just wanting to make sure I don't mount the thing backwards. And I've read that alot of used ones are pinched kinda tight, so if it is, I'm gonna have to figure out how to spread it back apart. I'm still depating on what shocks to use, because I will be doing some trails that require a good bit of speed, and hitting some mud pretty hard, and I don't wanna crack the rear part of my frame. I kinda wanna be lazy and get a away with not inboarding my shocks for a while... maybe I should make some good bump stops/ and or limiting straps??

    thanks,
    james
     
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    I ran them with my shocks in the factory location for a while,

    they should not be pinched as they case off with just a tap with a hammer, just put them under the hanger and lighty tap them up into place, the place the spacer tube inplace and slide the bolt in place.

    cant really do it to backwards, just look at it and if the shackle has a hard time reaching, turn it around. check it all out and tighten them down, try not to over crank it or you will notice it might hold position after you flex the truck:rotfl:
     
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    Yeah thats the way it works allright . There are left and right , and it fits the factory springs .

    Now if you have 52's and want 56's , you put left on right and right on left , backwards and it moves the shackle bolt farther rearward .

    If you have 56's already don't worry about it unless you have cool longer springs from somewhere in the 60 inch range ( dunno who makes them or if any truck had them ) .
     

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