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Old 03-29-2011, 11:10 PM
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Shackle Flip

Has anyone ever done a Shackle flip on a 1996 F 350 ? What type of lift did you get afterwards and what size tires where you able to use afterwards ?


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Old 03-30-2011, 01:49 PM
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Definitely been done. Might even be a writeup in the mod section. Supposedly it gives 2-3" to fix rear-end sag. Not sure on tire size though!
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Not what I would recomened..how high are you wanting to go?
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Yeah theres a write up somewhere around here for an OBS. IIRC its somewhere in the neighborhood of gaining 2".
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Keep in mind that doing a shackle flip will move the axle forward about .5"!
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Old 03-30-2011, 09:13 PM
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Hey Cary

If Possible I want to do a 6 inch suspension and then the shackle flip on top of that for I am hoping about 8-9 inches of lift. I want to put 42 or 44 inch Iroks as well if they fit.
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Shackle flip is 4.5" and as Trevor said will shift the axle forward. Gona need lots more than 8-9" of lift for those tires unless you are using std lift springs that won't move at all. Or cut out flares..
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