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Old 09-27-2013, 03:02 PM   #201
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Mine are a tad bit different than yours....I will probably have to take an inch or more...





Oh I see, I have 3x fine adjustment on the bracket, and 3 courser on the shackle section.

dats alot -O holes..
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Old 09-27-2013, 03:08 PM   #202
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Oh I see, I have 3x fine adjustment on the bracket, and 3 courser on the shackle section.

dats alot -O holes..

He sent this to me about 2 months ago....I think it was an attempt to see what the mounting locations for the all pro should be so he can mass produce. I just haven't had really any time to install them
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Hey Adam, I'll be running stock springs for the forseeable future. Are these adjustable one's for non stock spring applications?
I'm planning on Wheelers 3 leaf HD AAL set up, Billstein B110's, Firestone bags, your flip kit and a bunch of meassuring to mod the bump stops. I carry a bunch of weight in tools, 4-500 lbs, so I'm unsure of lift higth and shock lenghts.
Any thoughts, comments, anyone?
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Old 09-29-2013, 02:47 PM   #205
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all done....had to cut 2" off of them
Why did you have to trim them?

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Hey Adam, I'll be running stock springs for the forseeable future. Are these adjustable one's for non stock spring applications?
I'm planning on Wheelers 3 leaf HD AAL set up, Billstein B110's, Firestone bags, your flip kit and a bunch of meassuring to mod the bump stops. I carry a bunch of weight in tools, 4-500 lbs, so I'm unsure of lift higth and shock lenghts.
Any thoughts, comments, anyone?
All seems good, just don't forget the extended brake lines
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Why did you have to trim them?



All seems good, just don't forget the extended brake lines

I had to trim because I had an adjustable set that had a ton of adjustments and it wouldn't fit with my rear bumper mounts...
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All seems good, just don't forget the extended brake lines [/QUOTE]


Thanks mjm540ii, that's one thing I was forgetting, excellent
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Slimwood, sorry you have to trim your brackets. I wish you would have called me before going to all the trouble. You'll have a new set coming to you when we get back from Expo just because I'm not sure how much I trust having those slots open on the back side.

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Oh I see, I have 3x fine adjustment on the bracket, and 3 courser on the shackle section.

dats alot -O holes..
Because someone (I'm not naming any names) goofed up and test fit the first round of adjustable mounts with no rear bumper on the truck. Therefore easily overlooking the fact that the rear bumper mounts are right there unless you're running a shorter spring. That whole batch went in the scrap bin, but unfortunately not before Slimwood's shipped. We're now doing all shackle flips like SoCalTaco's. The new brackets have a good amount of adjust ability that will work with most, if not all, spring combinations. This includes stock, OME Dakars, AP standard and AP Expo.

I was trying to go with keeping all of the holes in the main bracket because I don't like the extra holes in the shackle tabs. In the end we threw both brackets in our test fixture and put WAY more force on them then you'll ever want the back of your truck to see and had no issues. Well other than nearly ripping 2 half inch bolts through a piece of 3x3x3/16 square tube...


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Hey Adam, I'll be running stock springs for the forseeable future. Are these adjustable one's for non stock spring applications?
I'm planning on Wheelers 3 leaf HD AAL set up, Billstein B110's, Firestone bags, your flip kit and a bunch of meassuring to mod the bump stops. I carry a bunch of weight in tools, 4-500 lbs, so I'm unsure of lift higth and shock lenghts.
Any thoughts, comments, anyone?
The new universal shackle flips are setup to run stock, OME Dakars, AP standard and AP Expo and any other spring that will work with the factory shackle mount. Beyond that I can't comment on shock lengths as I don't have those springs to test out myself. You'll want to cycle the suspension without shocks to measure what length you need before wheeling the truck.
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We're now doing all shackle flips like SoCalTaco's. The new brackets have a good amount of adjust ability that will work with most, if not all, spring combinations. This includes stock, OME Dakars, AP standard and AP Expo.

The new universal shackle flips are setup to run stock, OME Dakars, AP standard and AP Expo and any other spring that will work with the factory shackle mount. Beyond that I can't comment on shock lengths as I don't have those springs to test out myself. You'll want to cycle the suspension without shocks to measure what length you need before wheeling the truck.
Damn, I wish I wasn't so quick to order from the first batch in april
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Slimwood, sorry you have to trim your brackets. I wish you would have called me before going to all the trouble. You'll have a new set coming to you when we get back from Expo just because I'm not sure how much I trust having those slots open on the back side.



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were you on the bump? How bad was the negative arc if it was?
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anything for the all pro standards?
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the standard and expo are about the same spring, expo leafs a bit thicker to add the 20% higher spring rate, eye-eye are the same.
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were you on the bump? How bad was the negative arc if it was?
Yeah I was...the arch wasn't too bad. Next time I will take better pictures...
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Yeah I was...the arch wasn't too bad. Next time I will take better pictures...

great, most likely the same im getting, Im seeing 2-2.5 degrees without adjusting the bumps, hydros are about to go on and will adjust to have 1.5
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holy premature flattening bat man!
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nah, the springs were already shot, so i figured i might as well get all i can get from them and mountede some shorter bumps. got a new system in the works, just waiting for time and a driveway to do the work. great for crawling though.
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