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shackle flip help

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by crazyhole812, Aug 18, 2005.

  1. crazyhole812

    crazyhole812 1/2 ton status

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    if i make a shackle flip where do i want the top of my shackle in relation to the bottom? forward or in back of and how much
    also would it be beneficial to make a little longer shackle to help spring movement? thanks
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  2. jmd4x4

    jmd4x4 1/2 ton status

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    If you are useing stock rear springs when you make your shackle, you need to move the hanger(were the top of the shackle bolts in) 1.5 inches to the front of your truck from the stock location. Most people say any were from 6in to 7.5in on the shackle length.
    hope this helps

    later
    jmd
     

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