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Rear Lowering HELP

if i take the shackle hangers, flip them over how much of a drop would i get? and i have 2" lift shackles, ccould i use those after i flip the hangers for added drop?? and if so how much?
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shackle flip ~2inch drop.
Put in lift shackles will lower your truck after the flip...but you will probably have to notch your bed
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shackle flip ~2inch drop.
Put in lift shackles will lower your truck after the flip...but you will probably have to notch your bed
well yea i knew doin the left shackles afther flipping the hanger would lower it more, i just didnt know how much more....i wanna do a 7/7 but i have almost no clue on the logistics of lowering, just lifting lol any help would be awesome
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and is there a thread on how to PROPERLY flip the hangers?
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well yea i knew doin the left shackles afther flipping the hanger would lower it more, i just didnt know how much more....i wanna do a 7/7 but i have almost no clue on the logistics of lowering, just lifting lol any help would be awesome
How much more is your lift shackle from stock?

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and is there a thread on how to PROPERLY flip the hangers?
If you're hangers aren't a rust bucket, you can reuse them. Other than that unbolt/cut hangers and flip. Install with grade 8 hardware. How hard is that?
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How much more is your lift shackle from stock?





If you're hangers aren't a rust bucket, you can reuse them. Other than that unbolt/cut hangers and flip. Install with grade 8 hardware. How hard is that?
2"

does the leaf spring go in front of or behind the shackle?
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does the leaf spring go in front of or behind the shackle?
lolwut?

It will look like this with stock shackles:
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But if you do lowering shackles with the flip, i'm thinking you'll need to notch the bed so clear.
I can't find a pic right meow but i'm still searching.
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Oh yeah, definitly notch the bed, check it:



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wait, wut are you doing? the right way would be to remove the stock blocks, and flip the hangers
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wait, wut are you doing? the right way would be to remove the stock blocks, and flip the hangers
i dont have stock blocks, im just a 2wd xlt
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lolwut?

It will look like this with stock shackles:




But if you do lowering shackles with the flip, i'm thinking you'll need to notch the bed so clear.
I can't find a pic right meow but i'm still searching.
thanx for the pics man. im goin to start saving for the front drop right meow! lmao
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that pic is of my truck. you won't have any room under the bed for the other shackles. you could cut a hole in the bed floor, but there are other ways to get that low.
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