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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by NEWMEXICOK5, May 8, 2006.
what manufacturers make the shackle flip bracket besides ord and sky?
Question, I am looking to redo my springs. Should I do a shackle flip or go fo a 4 inch spring?
its up to you... ive never had a set of lift springs but i am quite fond of my shackel flip , note a shackle flip will take A LOT longer to put in than simply slapping some springs on
What part of New Mexico?
Cool I'm about an hour east of Las Cruces
right on, i was begining to think i was the only new mexican on this site
im new to the site, recently converted ford puke. just bought my first gm 4x4
LOL that's Good stuff Theres another member in Clovis Where do you guys wheel up there???
I highly recommend DIY's flip... the ability to use simple plate shackles instead of stock-type "Y" shackles is very nice for fine tuning your suspension, especially if you swap to different length springs etc.
jemez mountains, cuba, also in the rio pruerco just west of abq
if yer a cheap ole redneck like me....
chevy makes a shackle flip.... someday if I really feel the need for flex in my truck.. this is what im going to do....
goto a junkyard and buy the spring hangers off of a 3/4 ton or 1 ton chevy... you want the rear axle... front hangers... you can put them on the back of your truck and viola a shackle flip that can be had for the bargaining of the junkyard....
I know people dont like this.. but oh well there is a guy around the corner from me.... 44's on a blazer and that is what he did...... rides nice too... no mega bent leafs.... think he has a 6" lift leaf.....
yea i went with the ORD unit as DIY doesnt offer one for my style truck... i have already moved flip hangers forward in an attempt to get the ass down and ride/flex better, still using the stock shackle though, will change soon enough i guess. my rear is rather flexy with 14" 5100s, the front on the other hand well we shall deal with that later
I'm taking my 4" springs off and going to a flip with stock springs for a better ride.
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