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Shackle flip

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by TC4x4, Oct 18, 2006.

  1. TC4x4

    TC4x4 1/2 ton status

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    What do you all think about them are theya good idea or not for my k5??? thanks
     
  2. gmc4cw

    gmc4cw 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I run a 2.5" ORD set up. it does everything it's supposed to. a 4" can be a lot for a blazer.
     
  3. SUPERSUB87

    SUPERSUB87 1/2 ton status

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    basically. if you want 4" of lift but dont want to lose the flex of your leafs or you don't want to use blocks you can use a shackle flip kit. so they are a good idea... or atleast they are better than blocks. yet are more expensive
     
  4. raymos

    raymos Who?

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    ive been running the 4in ord kit for almost a year and i think they are great.
     
  5. TC4x4

    TC4x4 1/2 ton status

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    I have a 4 inch block lift in the back of my k5 and the springs in the front can i add a shackle flip to my block lift and have both of them
    thanks
     
  6. pauly383

    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    Shackle flip for almost 3 years , good flex no problems . I even tow with mine ( don't open that can of worms again :doah: ) :thumb:
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Same here. 4" flip for 2 years and I tow with mine with no problem.
     
  8. Cricket

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    Just installed the DIY kit, wish I would have done it years ago.

    It will bring back that nice ride you lost with the blocks.
     
  9. raymos

    raymos Who?

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    i dont see y not. i use 2 in blocks with the flip kit to get 6 inches. i am going to get 2 in rear springs as soon as i can afford them.
     

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