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Question after shackle flip

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by DougK20, Jan 2, 2004.

  1. DougK20

    DougK20 1/2 ton status

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    Someone told me I was suppose to turn the shackle around so the closed part was at the front. Is that true? Granted, I didn't read the instructions very thorough. Do I need to do this? Please confirm...

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    (Funny, a friend said they looked like wheelie-bars!) /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    P.S. Great product, Stephen!
     
  2. BurbLover

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    I've been told that too, so expert advice would be appreciated by many!!!
     
  3. 88Silverado

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    Hummm....I installed mine like this, which is opposite of yours /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif

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    CK5-Flip-Review
     
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    mudjunkie 82 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    [ QUOTE ]
    Hummm....I installed mine like this, which is opposite of yours /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif

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    CK5-Flip-Review

    [/ QUOTE ]I did mine like yours, I do not think it makes a difference which way they go.......
     
  5. Confedneck

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    i have a feeling, that if it made any difference at all, it would have to be if the hanger is indeed slightly curved, you may have 1/4" less or more ride height one way or the other?? /forums/images/graemlins/ears.gif
     
  6. Seventy4Blazer

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    i think the ones on top are correct. this way at extreame flex it wont bind on the back side. if its possible...Grant
     
  7. 88Silverado

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    This review says "Closed Side Forward"
    off-road-review

    And the above pic from CK5's product review shows them with closed side forward. Maybe Steve will jump in and tell us if it matters.
     
  8. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    Doesn't matter a bit, visually I like the closed side forward but it's just a personal preference.
     
  9. Confedneck

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    hey now, you guys could always box the hanger in and then never have to worry about which side goes forward.. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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