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Drop shackle or AAL

Im getting ready to put my explore leafs in. Im thinking about putting a drop shackle or aal and cranking my T bars.

Wich one would you go with?
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my personal opinion. if you do alot of hauling i say get AALs. if you just want height get drop shackle.
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I think explorer leafs gain ya like 1.5 or 2 inches? thats about all you can get out of a tbar crank. Are you sure you would like the back end up that high? i would go with a shackle, with an add a leaf, on an explorer pack, i would think it would ride like a tank.
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I think explorer leafs gain ya like 1.5 or 2 inches? thats about all you can get out of a tbar crank. Are you sure you would like the back end up that high? i would go with a shackle, with an add a leaf, on an explorer pack, i would think it would ride like a tank.
i guarantee it would ride like a tank.
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I think explorer leafs gain ya like 1.5 or 2 inches? thats about all you can get out of a tbar crank. Are you sure you would like the back end up that high? i would go with a shackle, with an add a leaf, on an explorer pack, i would think it would ride like a tank.
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if you want your truck level just install the explorer leafs and crank the tbars. i got 3 inches of lift out my explorer leafs
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I would go with the shackle unless you haul things often. I have a set of 6400's in my garage that I need to get around to putting on here soon.
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Rangerboy101 pm sent.
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love my aal's
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sully, i saw u posted when i got onto Rf and i was like i almost guarantee he posts a pic to ***** his aal lol.
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love my aal's
Did you crank your T-bars at all? Is it a rough ride?
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haha you're right, now Im going to! the ride isnt that much worse honestly.
Before my aal's with 4 turns on my tbars with 285/70/17
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k Im done whoring
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Now someone need to post up with the shackles.
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sully those pics were pre body lift correct?
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yes, pre body lift with my old wheels even
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get the shackle for the extra travel
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shackle. the expo leafs are laready stiffer than yours as is.
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