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Flipping Shackles To Level Out?

Will flipping my shackles level my truck out? I want to get rid of the rake the rangers have. This is on an 03. Pics would be nice.
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What do you mean by flipping the shackles? You mean the back ones? I don't think just by flipping them, its going to lower it. But I could be wrong.
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yes flipping the shackle mounts will lower your ranger
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flipping the rear hanger will give you 1.5 inch of a drop
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it`s more than that

somebody else said that the real drop is around 6 inches
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it`s more than that

somebody else said that the real drop is around 6 inches

maybe they mean an axle flip? which is 5


rear mounts only, are 1.5 inches
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or u could take ur stock blocks out or crank ur t-bars....
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but...he doesn't have torsion bars
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Flip the hangers and enjoy your levelness.
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i will take a look in the morning

i know it is more than 1.5 inches
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shackle flip will net 2" of drop. a Flip kit will be 5" drop
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shackle flip will net 2" of drop. a Flip kit will be 5" drop
This.
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so will 2" be too much to level? or will it look fine?
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It's close on most trucks. You're gonna wanna measure front and rear and see what the difference is.
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Are those numbers the same for a 96 2wd XLT?
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