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I've said before that I did a flip by cuttin off my spring pad, rewelding it to the bottom and put the spring under the axle.

Frame NEVER hit and I towed my racecar to the track everyweekend. I didnt have to notch my frame untill I got my 22's and had to do that to get the ride hieght I wanted. And even then I didnt do a serious notch. A 4" piece of pipe cut longways to make a c then notched and welded.


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I'm going to attempt my own flip this weekend. I picked up some 5,200lb trailer axle spring pads from tractor supply today.

I'll let you guys know if it works... I think it should.
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Hey all. Glad i found this topic again. Just got back from holidays and a buddy put on my rear flip kit. Bell tech 5 inch kit.Sits a little lower than i want but not too bad. I find that on a good bump that it bangs or hits something..........is this related to the frame? If i took the shackles off would it raise the rear enough to stop the banging? Sorry this is all new to me.I like the sit but the rear is a little lower than the front. Oh yah i use my truck as a truck from time to time.
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were would you get axle saddles?
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I bought mine from Tractor Supply haha. made for a trailer with leaf spring suspension, the suspension works excatly the same so it SHOULD work.
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