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those running 52's...what shackles?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by muddybuddy, Feb 23, 2007.

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what shackle do you run?

  1. 6"

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  2. 7.25"

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  3. im nekkid and my truck hovers, no need for shackles

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  1. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    i know mikey made a thread with all the 52/56" spring swap stuff, but i duno if there was anything bout shackle length. are you guys running 6" or 7.25"? im going to order the B52's and not sure which length shackle i should go with. im going to be running 3" lifted 52's. thanks
     
  2. muddermilitia

    muddermilitia ThatTrazerGuy GMOTM Winner

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    I've got the B-52's and I decided to go with the 7.25" shackle. I went that route only because that's the length that I've seen several other people go with.
     
  3. RGV72BLAZER

    RGV72BLAZER 1/2 ton status

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    i'll be running 8" shackles, see how they work, if it's too much, i'll redrill. not a biggie.
     
  4. mrk5

    mrk5 The Sticker Guy Moderator Vendor GMOTM Winner Author

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    I made mine to fit. Just long enough to keep the spring away from the frame when the spring is complete flat. Came out to 6.25"

    I think 6" would have been okay, but I added 1/4" for safety margin.
     

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