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thinkin of buyin these shackles then reinforceing. what do u guys think.

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by down4thakrown, Nov 27, 2005.

  1. down4thakrown

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    There are a few guys around here running those w/ a shackle flip. I don't know if there are any issues with them or not.
     
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    Those are the ones I'm running but I think I got mine cheaper IIRC off of ebay.
     
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    I just made mine, had some spare time on my hands and a peace of 4x6 squar tubing laying on the ground and a cut off spring end. Just cut and weld thats all there is to it. :D Actually it took a little longer than I thought it would but it was not that bad.

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    I have those on mine, I thought about bracing them but haven't. I got mine though summit.
     
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    if you get them... definitely brace them. I know there is a guy here on ck5 that ran them and tweaked 'em on his 1st or 2nd run. If I was you, I'd just use a DIY flip and regular plate style shackles.

    j
     
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    i run similar ones, you can see them in my pics. i havent braced them yet, and there still fine, but i havent done anything to crazy. i also only run in the shorter spot so im sure that helps
     

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