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ORD Shackles

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by Rusty68, Feb 21, 2003.

  1. Rusty68

    Rusty68 1/2 ton status

    Jan 22, 2003
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    Elko, Nevada
    I am wondering if its ok to use the ORD lift shackles on the stock 3 leaf springs. What would the benifits be? I ask because my current stock ones are shot, and one is already cracked. Do they mess with the handling? Thanks for any reply. Ray
  2. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

    Sep 15, 2000
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    Carbondale Colorado
    We have a kit with bushings just for the stock springs, so it's not a big deal. There really are no drawbacks, you'll gain a little bit (.25") of ride height, and about a degree of castor but neither is an amount that will be noticable.
    Benefits? You won't have to worry about anything breaking again, you'll have a MUCH longer wear life and they're greasable so you can keep everything moving smoothly. That's about it.

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