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Old 10-08-2012, 03:03 AM
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I don't know if you can see it, but I have drop shackles (it used to sit a bit higher) in the back with pretty much stock 2wd height up front. It might look a little misleading because I don't have a 9.25 back there any more.
what height drop shackles did you put on it? Is that the 2" or 1.5?
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McGaughy's 1.5" I think pretty much every shackle available is 1.5". They may say 2", but I don't think you actually get that much. It's definitely noticeable from original. When I got it the ass end used to be WAY up in the air.
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yeah mine just looks retarded right now and since its 2wd i dont want to raise it.
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I just installed the 2" McGaughy shackles and removed the overload spring from the leaf pack. WOW! what a difference. It sits perfectly now. It almost has the lowered look without having to mess with the front end any. I also installed new shocks and got 4 new tires (305/50/20 toyos). It drives and handles SO much better. Total time for the shackles, shocks and removal of the overload spring was about 3.5 hours.
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I just installed the 2" McGaughy shackles and removed the overload spring from the leaf pack. WOW! what a difference. It sits perfectly now. It almost has the lowered look without having to mess with the front end any. I also installed new shocks and got 4 new tires (305/50/20 toyos). It drives and handles SO much better. Total time for the shackles, shocks and removal of the overload spring was about 3.5 hours.
How did you install them cuz its a lot cheaper for me to do myself than take to a shop but im not sure how
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Pretty easy as long as you have 2 jack stands and a jack. You wont see much difference with just the shackles...maybe 1"- 1.5" or so (though its called a 2" drop). Removing the overload spring added another 3/4" of an inch. The shackles were easy and took maybe 30minutes... just follow the instructions they come with or do a search here. Easy to do on the driveway.
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sweet man thanks ill look it up
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Did SLS 2" shackles with the overloads removed which made the rear level. Big difference was ease of getting in and out of the bed.
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How did you take the overloads off?
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Probably a stupid question, but what does the overload spring do? Downside to removing it?
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