Ok. well I have been quite busy today. I put in my 63" springs while keeping the wheelbase close to stock. I only pushed the axle bach 1.5". And the whole process was pretty easy considering I already had the rear shacle flip. So, after I have looked for a good write up and have talked to a few people that have done it and other people that wanted to see a write up, I decided to make my own. I started by getting a pair of leafs from the local pick-n-pull for $60. The packs were brand new. They were still black with no rust and even had the sticker from the maker on it. I pulled them off of a '88 1/2 ton 2wd pickup. My stock suspension sucked. The shackle angle made for a very harsh ride and I didn't get as mush suspension travel as I wanted. My stock 52s and ORD zero rates. With shackle flip and crappy shackle angle: Stock 52s vs. 63" spring pack. Notice I removed the overload. The 52s were an overload and a zero rate taller. To keep the axle where it was, I had to move the front hanger forward. This was the most time consuming task all day. A lot of grinding and measuring and more measuring and finaly welding them in there new home. The other day, I made shackles that were 7.5" long. I just cut an old shackle in half and added metal. Another time consuming project. I had to move my ORD shackle hangers back about 2". I reused one of the holes on the bottom side so this didn't require too much measuring. Well, this was a pretty easy install. I did have to use the ORD zero rates on the 63s besause they sat just below where I wanted. If you notice in the last pic, I have a serious case of invisable U-bolts so I have not driven it yet. I will tighten up all of the bolts and put on some new U-bolts tomorrow and will post and update on how it drives. I think anyone can do this swap. I am only 17 and had a major hangover from a high school football game last night...And yes I know I need to paint all my welds and clean up the shackles and stuff so don't think I forgot about the little details. I hope this write up helps out anyone that is thinking of the 63" or similar swaps. Thanks for reading. Good Luck and go Wheelin'