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shackle flip

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by K5MONSTERCHEV, Jul 13, 2003.

  1. K5MONSTERCHEV

    K5MONSTERCHEV 1/2 ton status

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    Ok I have thought about a shacke flip, but now I think im going to do it to get rid of my block in the rear, instead of running traction bars.
    I have a 3 1/2" tapered block, my question is if I run the flip Id only have the shims that are on the springs and so my pinion would be pointed back downward correct? Meaning I would most likely have to rotate my whole axle even more. All comments would be appreciated. Thanks
     
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    A rear shackle flip lowers the back of the spring, thereby angling the pinion up, not down.
     
  3. K5MONSTERCHEV

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    gravdigr,
    Thanks for pointing that out. I feel really stupid now because I should have known that, oh well. That answers my question.
     

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