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Old 05-10-2014, 07:39 PM   #381
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Old 05-11-2014, 08:53 AM   #382
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I should be fine for normal day to day driving for now though correct?
Most of the offroad driving I do is logging roads, or dirt roads down to the rivers. Not really much need for flexing the suspension out.
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If you don't need the flex, why go through all the work to do the flip kit?
That's the whole point of it anyway...
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absolutely no reason to do the flip kit if you don't need more flex.

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Future. I figured if I am going to tear it all apart to put the leafs in, I might as well go ahead and change it all out at once.
unless you know in the future you'll be doing a lot more hardcore wheeling then you don't need a flip kit. swapping leaf springs isn't that much work, but installing a flip kit is not an easy task.
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Old 05-11-2014, 05:53 PM   #384
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you either use a few fender washers or have/make a delrin bushing set made like I did, its 1/4 inch total or 1/8 either side, don't try to pinch together.

New beefer shackles going on this weekend

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Old 05-11-2014, 06:28 PM   #385
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This^

Just put on the XJ shackle. Doesn't look nearly as nice as that.
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Old 05-11-2014, 06:32 PM   #386
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If you are going through the trouble to remove the rivets, I suggest taking the bed off for said task. This will allow easier access to the top of the rivets. I practically murdered the support that attaches the spare tire just removing those.
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Old 05-12-2014, 03:30 AM   #387
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If you are going through the trouble to remove the rivets, I suggest taking the bed off for said task. This will allow easier access to the top of the rivets. I practically murdered the support that attaches the spare tire just removing those.
You bastard lol
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Old 05-12-2014, 07:57 AM   #388
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Lol....testing travel.
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Old 06-10-2014, 04:59 PM   #389
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So when these puppies goin on sale?
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Old 06-16-2014, 06:17 PM   #390
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For those of you that matched this with bamf shock relocation and dakkar or expo leaf pack, what was your extended travel and compressed... Im wanting to know for reaserch reasons
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Old 06-17-2014, 03:26 PM   #392
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haha post what ur extended lenth and compressed lenth are when you fix it
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Old 06-17-2014, 05:29 PM   #393
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haha post what ur extended lenth and compressed lenth are when you fix it
Hoping this weekend it will be done. Then ill get measurements
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Old 07-09-2014, 09:36 PM   #394
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I'm very interested...



Have Allpro standard springs. Don't really want lift but do want different shackle setup.

I'll call tomorrow
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Old 07-10-2014, 07:14 AM   #395
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I'm almost positive 87-96 f150 shackles are the same.
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Old 07-10-2014, 07:18 AM   #396
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Would someone post a picture of the improved flip kit here and in the OP? The new design has a bunch of different holes for different spring packs, correct?

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Old 07-10-2014, 07:28 AM   #400
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Perfect, thank you sir!
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