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shackle flip

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Roz, Jul 29, 2005.

  1. Roz

    Roz 1/2 ton status

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    ok so im a nerd, but its the first time ive mod since ive been a member. i want to share :D

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    Roz 1/2 ton status

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    sorry resized :doah:
     
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    Looks good! Is that the new DIY4X flip? Was the install easy?
     
  4. Roz

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    yep and yep, awsome bolted right up and test tommrw. didnt even take the tank off(did curse a lot though). i dont look like a baja rig anymore :p:



    ps: the back is being redone for speaker box, amps and storage, so excuse the seat :)
     
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    Looks good. Even yellow!!! Glad to hear it went well for you. You said you didn't drop the tank. How difficult was it to get your hand up in there?
     
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    :haha: hand in there? :haha: :haha: :haha:
    no way not my gorrilla fingers, used a long super skinny srewdriver to angle it out top of frame, slid bracket down and used a punch to wedge it up against the frame while holding the shackle with my head and feeding the bolt in.......... was soooooo fun :p:
     
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    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    I figured it must have been pretty darn tight. I have sort of big hands too. I don't think I could get in there.
     
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    looks great and way to keep with the yellow DIY4X4 theme!
     
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    Looks great. When I did my flip, the tank was a PITA to get beck on, but there is no way I could have done it with the tank on.
     
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    patience and a good magnet. i only have enogh room for the support braket to be forced in- so less then an inch. was about 2 hrs just getting the thing on. but figureed better then pulling tank
     
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    Nice to see another DIY flip out there... Looks great!
     
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    op-tested shakle flip and im in love!! going to start another thread with some pics of the flex test and awsome trailin with k10A'sBROinSLO.
     
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    yep-vender forum. DIY4X good people and awsome price!! was one of the easy upgrdes that did the most good!! i am so much more confident with this shackle then the other big name brands- such sturdy good work :bow: :bow: :bow:
     
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    man i just read that- sounds like a sales pitch :D
     
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    nice flip...you know, when i did mine (echobit) i had no problems getting in there and hadn't even heard anything about dropping the tank...
     

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