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Old 12-23-2010, 01:36 AM
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like the title says - anyone level their quad cab out just using the drop shackles? trying to decide between the two sizes...
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well I dropped my quad cab last night with a 2" drop shackles for the rear. Here are some pics.
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sweet!

hard to tell - did it level it completely or do you still have a little rake? how hard was it to complete? any tips before i tackle it?
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Wasn't that hard. It was my first time so it took me about an hour. Just make sure you have jackstands underneath along with a jack so that you can slowly align the new shackles. It didn't level it out completely but I do plan on removing 1 leafspring to see if that will level it out all the way.
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cool! i'm looking a for a slight amount of rake, so just the shackles will do me fine! when you get some pics from other angles, please post them
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none of the 2" drop shackles will actually drop it a full 2" after you get the shackles get a set of leaf spring clamps $15-20 at any auto parts dealer and easy to install.
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raceram9,
Do you have some leaf spring clamps on your truck?
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yes had 2 sets one on in front of the axle and one after lowered it about 2 -1/2" but lost spring rate ( rode worse but not bad ) I"ll post picks in the AM
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So does the clamp go on the leaf spring that is towards the front of the truck or towards the rear bumper?
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here is a pic I promised (sorry it took so long) this was before I tighten it down and painted it flat black to blend in
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