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Has anyone tried a shackle flip?

Has anyone with a Superduty tried to flip the shackle hanger on the rear axle of thier trucks?

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dont look like anyone tried it ryan lol. you can be the first tho

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Ive got it done . Sorry i dont get on here hardly any. Im actually running 16in of lift. but in the rear i have an 8in drop hanger and fliped shackles. then an 8in spring. I believe flipping the shackles alone would give you about 3 inches of lift if your wondering. but id imagine it would set your pinion angle to far up if your not running a drop hanger aswell or 16+ inches and need the extra angle. It rides fairly well like that. But my kit had me removing the factory hanger and shackle mount and installing new ones. Ive been doing lifts for a couple years now and i dont think i would EVER do that again unless it was for a large some of money lol. it is a real pain. and if your going to try it id recomend takin the bed off from the start. Sorry i cant point you in the direction to were the kit came from...i bought everything off a truck that burnt for 1500 bucks. but ill be glad to help with anything i can.
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Id like to know if anyone has done this as well.

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