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shackles questions...

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by StageZ, Jul 5, 2001.

  1. StageZ

    StageZ Registered Member

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    I have an 84 blazer with a 4" rancho life... I was about to order 4" ORD shackle flips and Metal Made Rite Revolver Shackles... what I need to know is, first... am i gonna have to go custom on my driveshafts and dish out... what else might I have to replace?... I am planing to put on some RS9012 with extended braces while I was at it so shock travel isnt what I am worried about... any recomendations? how much should I be pre-pared to spend on custom toys? Should I replace my springs before I have to do two jobs? any info will help... thanks in advance.....
     
  2. StageZ

    StageZ Registered Member

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    also, can someone in Los Angeles or around that does some good welding.....
     
  3. ScoobyDann

    ScoobyDann 1/2 ton status

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    I am gonna get some pictures of my setup. i have the ORD 4"flip w/ the springer flip? kinda confusing but i get an obscene amout of flex. its about 6 1/2" now. kinda high for me but it will sag. so far i need but haven't done some driveshaft mods (there at there limit just sitting straight) the whole setup cost me $550 w/o driveshaft mods but the kit comes w/ new very soft springs, drop brackets, bushings, traction bar etc. the guy also makes the kit for the original shackle setup and ramps over a 1000 and drives it everyday. I have a good connection w/ the guy if you're interested.
    e-mail me at
    scoobydann@aol.com
     
  4. laketex

    laketex 3/4 ton status

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    hey scooby, did you use the ford rear springs on your springer shackle flip? we need pics!!! I've got a set of these springs here I may use to replace my broken POS stock springs.

    Sherman, Tx
    <font color=red>Come Awn yall...Let's go to LUCHENBACH, TEXAS!!!
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  5. ScoobyDann

    ScoobyDann 1/2 ton status

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    yea i used the ford springs, ive got pics of hte stuff un-installed but im gonna try to put my truck on a forklift tomarrow to get some real cool pics
     

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