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Old 07-17-2012, 10:07 PM   #2021
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Well I bought the UCA's from hudhawk and now I'm looking for some coilovers with resi's and gona get a 3" leaf pack and matching shocks with resi's in the rear. And il box the frame in too.
Yeah, I know the UCA's, have you decided what shocks? And you going to shackle flip?
 
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Yeah, I know the UCA's, have you decided what shocks? And you going to shackle flip?
King or icon shocks.
And nah I havnt read up much on the shackle flip. Care to teach?
 
Old 07-17-2012, 10:32 PM   #2023
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King or icon shocks.
And nah I havnt read up much on the shackle flip. Care to teach?
I would go with King. I have not personally heard anything bad about them. And Icon are also good but have that weak top plate.

Shackle flip I believe gives you better/longer droop of your leafs. I don't think though that you *need* it but it's something to think about in the future.
 
Old 07-17-2012, 10:36 PM   #2024
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Here is more for you to read up on the shackle flip

http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/sus...-what-why.html
 
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Well I'm buying on a budget so if some king coils show up for sale for a good price then I'll get em. I'm thinking about just buying em new tho so I don't have to worry about getting em revalved or something
 
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Yeah the shackles give you better flex in the rear and do crazy shit like this
 
Old 07-17-2012, 10:42 PM   #2027
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Yeah the shackles give you better flex in the rear and do crazy shit like this
Those look like huge ass shackles

Unless they jacked up the back of the truck to show the droop
 
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Yeah the shackles give you better flex in the rear and do crazy shit like this
Holy fuck that's flexing more than the guys working out in a gym when a girl walks in lol
 
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Well I'm buying on a budget so if some king coils show up for sale for a good price then I'll get em. I'm thinking about just buying em new tho so I don't have to worry about getting em revalved or something
I know how you feel man. Except my budget is OMEs

There were king shocks on here not to long ago that had just been revalved and were a pretty good deal IIRC. Just gotta look! Best time is round holiday sale times
 
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I know how you feel man. Except my budget is OMEs

There were king shocks on here not to long ago that had just been revalved and were a pretty good deal IIRC. Just gotta look! Best time is round holiday sale times
True but I was gona also buy new cause I could just charge it to the CC lol
 
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Those look like huge ass shackles

Unless they jacked up the back of the truck to show the droop
Thats 05tacosport he just jacked his truck up to show the flex makes me super
 
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Okay now here me out on this BUT say you were rock climbing and get hung up but you have sliders with a kick plate. So you use the highlift jack on the kick plate but you have shackles and a leaf pack right? When you start jacking the truck up using the sliders to get un-hung up...wouldnt the truck just keep flexing like that and fuck you up? Jw
 
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I'm super as we'll!
 
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What are you hung on though? the wheel? slider? axle? to many variables really and normally the pros out weigh the cons.....

More flex= more traction
 
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Okay now here me out on this BUT say you were rock climbing and get hung up but you have sliders with a kick plate. So you use the highlift jack on the kick plate but you have shackles and a leaf pack right? When you start jacking the truck up using the sliders to get un-hung up...wouldnt the truck just keep flexing like that and fuck you up? Jw
I don't really know to be honest. I would not think so
 
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What are you hung on though? the wheel? slider? axle? to many variables really and normally the pros out weigh the cons.....

More flex= more traction
The wheel. Say the wheel fell In between 2 rocks and ur locker isn't working and you can't get traction
 
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The wheel. Say the wheel fell In between 2 rocks and ur locker isn't working and you can't get traction
then i would chain the axle to the frame so it wouldnt flex and jack yourself up and over it, but to add another variable what if you had a winch and just winched yourself out
 
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then i would chain the axle to the frame so it wouldnt flex and jack yourself up and over it, but to add another variable what if you had a winch and just winched yourself out
Lol, last sentence = win!
 
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Lol no place to put a winch with my front setup!
 
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