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Shackle Flip Installation Instructions Online, for all those who asked...

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by BorregoK5, Aug 24, 2002.

  1. BorregoK5

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    is it safe to do all that with just a hi-lift holdin' up the truck?

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  3. BorregoK5

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    I've used my high lift several times to swap out the brackets and shackles. You have to do one side at a time this way, lifting only one corner like you would changing a tire. Make sure you loosen all your bolts before you lift it so your not torquing them on the high lift. With one side lifted the springs twist just a little and installation is a little harder but definately do-able. As always though, its good to be safe about it and support the frame with stacked wood or anything you can muster up which can hold the weight.
     

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