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Old 09-17-2018, 07:25 PM
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Just a quick question and I have been surfing around the net for awhile now trying to find the answer to this question, but to get to the point I want to lower the rear of my truck about an 1" or 2" at the most. (1977 Ford F150 4wd) My lift I installed has my truck raked pretty good. The stance has the rear about 2 inchs higher than the front and I want to level it, I can find the shackle drop kits which is what I'm leaning towards but the size seem to be for 2.5" width of spring.. Mine are 3" and I have found a couple that seem to be universal shackles that are 3" and want to know if they would work? is there a difference between a 2wd and a 4wd shackle other than the width? that you!!!!
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Old 09-19-2018, 07:44 PM
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Shackles are pretty straight forward so I would think as long as the width is correct and the length fits you should be good.

I found some that say they are a 2" lift for Ford 3" springs on the 80-97 trucks. Would be worth it.
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Shackles are pretty straight forward so I would think as long as the width is correct and the length fits you should be good.

I found some that say they are a 2" lift for Ford 3" springs on the 80-97 trucks. Would be worth it.
80-97 4x2 are 2 1/2"
4x4 are 3"
All diesel are 3"
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Old 09-22-2018, 09:55 AM
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