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Shackel Flip ?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by blazin_, Jan 13, 2007.

  1. blazin_

    blazin_ Registered Member

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    I've just started my research on this, and thought to ask here. What do you guys think about a shackel flip on a stock 87 Blazer ? Of course my intentions are to get some lift and to be able to put on larger tires. This is my DD so hows it gonna ride ? What tools/tips and tricks might I need to know ? Can a closet machanic/weekend warrior get it done in a weekend ? If anyone has any suggestions, or knows of some articals I can read please reply. :usaflag:
     
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    I got mine from DIY4X :D
     
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    Steve GMC 1/2 ton status

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    i've herd great reviews on ord. so thats waht i got
     
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    The truck won't ride any different than it does now. A novice with minimal skills can get the job done in a day if you're prepared correctly. The first thing you need to know is that the gas tank needs to be removed so obviously having close to an empty tank of fuel when you start is a big plus. You will be removing a bunch of rivets so you'll need either a drill and proper size drill bits, a torch, or an air chisel. This takes the longest but with the proper tools should only take a couple hours. You will also need a good jack and jackstands. Also needed will be the proper size wrenchs and sockets for bolting the flip on.
     
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    also pry to the bolt gods that the spring eye bolts are not frozen in the spring bushings. :haha:
     
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    Shackle

    ORD one is great!
     

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