Heavy duty Front Shackles

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by Blazr77400, Sep 18, 2001.

  1. Blazr77400

    Blazr77400 1/2 ton status

    Aug 31, 2001
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    Ogden, UTAH
    Whats the pros to having the Greasable bushings as opposed to the Non-greasable. I am going to order a set, just not sure which ones.
    Another thing, i have been thinking about Getting my axle housing turned a little bit. To get the Caster back to stock and get my pinion 2 degrees down for Driveshaft ujoint strength. How much would a typical shop that can do this charge to do this.
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  2. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

    Sep 15, 2000
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    Carbondale Colorado
    Greasable bushings are nice for a little extra smoothness, a little better wear, and no squeaks. That's pretty much it in a nutshell.

    Unless you're running 6" or more lift, I wouldn't bother with rotating the knuckles. It's not a huge deal, but typically everything is functional with the GM trucks with the stock geometry. Ideally you'd have 6 degrees or so of castor angle and the pinion would point at the driveshaft, but you're not gaining much for the cash outlay. UNLESS you are actually having angularity problems, then you need to cut and turn.

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