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Old 12-21-2013, 08:02 PM
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Urgent help needed during lift! Please im desperate...

Im installing a 3.5 inch shackle hanger lift on my 02 f350 and cant get the front springs into the new front hangers. Any advice please?? Im desperate
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Old 12-21-2013, 08:18 PM
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a lil more detail is needed? why cant you get them in? did your kit come with an adjustable trac bar or relocation bracket?
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Old 12-21-2013, 09:22 PM
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Ive got an adj trac bar but its like the axle is ahifted forward on the passenger side. The kit said to remove the stock teac bar while installing the lift
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Old 12-21-2013, 09:45 PM
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Do i try to like pull the axle forward with say a tow strap? Im really at a loss
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Old 12-21-2013, 09:47 PM
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Or can i remove the u bolt brackets move the springs forward? Im done trying to put the lift on. Im now trying to gwt it back together to let a professional finish the job. Is it okay to move the springs forward so i can drive it to a shop?
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Old 12-22-2013, 07:18 AM
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you can use a tow strap.... is it a shackle and hanger kit?
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Old 12-22-2013, 09:24 AM
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Yes its a shackle hanger kit. Should i take the leafs completely out? Set them, then move and bolt the axle?
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When I was doing my leveling kit, I had to use a strap and a come-along attached to tje trans crossmember to pull the passenger side of the axle backward. It was the only way it was going to line up.
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Old 12-22-2013, 02:27 PM
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I was able to use a pallet jack and wood with a big ol ratchet strap to line everything up finally. I was just worried about dropping the axle off. I will never try this again haha
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