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"Double shackles" in 4WPW mag

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by yeild2me, Sep 19, 2001.

  1. yeild2me

    yeild2me 1/2 ton status

    Jan 7, 2001
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    fayetteville, nc
    \"Double shackles\" in 4WPW mag

    in the aug/sept issue there is an orange dodge p'up that has what looks like a rear hanger and shackle in place of the front hanger, therefore giving it 2 shackles on each rear spring. the shackle is in the "factory" position meaning it is above the spring just like a factory blazer. the axle stays positioned w/ track bars and supposedly the double shackles gives it a few more inches of tavel.

    anybody seen or done anything like this??? looks pretty interesting and easy to do if the results would be worth it.

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  2. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status Premium Member

    May 9, 2000
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    Re: \"Double shackles\" in 4WPW mag

    There is a place in CA that does this also called Fat City. There are a couple of Fat City guys on POR.

    I believe their site is at: <a target="_blank" href=http://www.fatcityoffroad.com>www.fatcityoffroad.com</a>


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