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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by eightyone, Jun 2, 2004.

  1. eightyone

    eightyone 1/2 ton status

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    im looking to get rid of my 4 inch blocks int he rear. anyone knwo of a good way to acheive 4 or 5 inches of lift with good articulation? i was reading about longer springs and shackle flip, thats what im about right now. the 52's will be up front soon, so i want an even ride height. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif and im not afraid to /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grind.gif /forums/images/graemlins/weld.gif thnaks.
     
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    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

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    4" shackle flip for 4", 4" shackle flip plus 1" zero rates for 5" /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    smokkey1 1/2 ton status

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    4" shackle flip for 4", 4" shackle flip plus 1" zero rates for 5" /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif

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    I'll second that....
     
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    ak57!
     
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    richheezee 1/2 ton status

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    Flip Kit /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    eightyone 1/2 ton status

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    im leaning towards the shackle flip, but those things are expensive...what about the homade shackle flip with longer shackles? i believe the home made flip gives you 2.5 inches, and i will get longer shackles to level it with the front /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
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    I rather spend the $185 for the ORD flip than trying to do the home made version. So that's what I did.
     
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    If you have good springs , a shackle flip rides nice and flexes real well. I got over 4 inches for sure, loaded up with trail box and spare shafts and full camping gear I sit level, unloaded on level ground the rear sits ever so slightly higher. It is so simple and effective, I planned ahead and before my lift and have never had a block on my truck /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
  9. MTBLAZER89

    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Sky-Manufacturing just came out with a GM shackle flip too. Maybe give them a call and see what it'll run ya /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    Nevermind it's $135 a set. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    eightyone 1/2 ton status

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    does sky have a website? /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     

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