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Shackle Flip Question

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by 76_Cheyenne, Feb 11, 2002.

  1. 76_Cheyenne

    76_Cheyenne 1/2 ton status

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    The shackle flip is 4". Is that the taller side or shorter side of 4"?Or is it exactly 4"?

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  2. jekbrown

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    lol, prolly depends on your springs. For what its worth, when i did the flip, it seemed like a lil more than 5" (i added 1" zero rates at the same time)....

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  3. Triaged

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    Because it just moves the shackle and does nothing to the spring it will give you just about dead on 4" from where you are now (not what you had from the factory).

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  4. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    That's right, exactly 4", it's a geometry change so we can say that. A spring lift depends on other factors but this keeps those factors constant.

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