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Old 06-05-2006
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shackles..

i just installed a leveling kit on my 98... it raised the front 1.5" and now the back end looks a little off... its definitely lower in the rear. how do you think it would look if i put chevy shackles in the back? Name:  ComputerReceipt3041.jpg
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shackes should make the backs slightly higher, i say do it
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should be level...shackels are only like 1.5" of lift buy them and put them on and find out
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looks good the shackles should level in out
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get the ones I have from summitracing they are adjustable so that you controll how high it sits
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most autozones have em for like $26 i think i was gonna get em once i get some tires for my truck
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On another Ranger site they said to use the shackles off a late 1990's Chevy 1500 Truck they will give you 1.5 inches of lift!
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Hey guys... new to here from TRS...
they are talking about lowered shackles (Belltech 6400) from those bowtie truck because they have shackles that mount opposite to ours, so a lowering shackle will lift a ranger... they are like $60. What were you guys talking about when you said you could get them for like $26?? What kind? The belltechs are kinda nice though
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Old 02-20-2007
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Hey guys... new to here from TRS...
they are talking about lowered shackles (Belltech 6400) from those bowtie truck because they have shackles that mount opposite to ours, so a lowering shackle will lift a ranger... they are like $60. What were you guys talking about when you said you could get them for like $26?? What kind? The belltechs are kinda nice though

I think hes talking about the el cheapo autozone shackles
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i g2g some my rear i had a 4 leaf pack put it had a stock 3leif pack and now its low again so thats it lol
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yup i was talkin bout the cheep ones but hey they work i gottem on my truk in the center hole n it cleasr 35"s in the back the fronts another story but im workin on it but thier actualy pretty strong for what it is a little noisy tho
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If your looking to do any major offroading which would require a large amount of flex, i would go with something thats heavy duty ( using at least 1/4" Steel )....You can run the cheap stuff....if ur just Onroad DD'ing it....but i would look into the thicker shackles to be on the safe side IMO....I know a guy that builds custom shackles for the ZR2 trucks...if you want i can shoot u his email addy and u can get ahold of him....
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ha lol i run the cheap stuff and to help strength wwise i just put bolts with nuts on both sides threw the extra holes n it seems to hold up fine but then again in florida you dont really need much flex
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