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'97 Ex. Just a little something something

Here are some before, during and after shots of the shackles, and 31s. TT was done on alignment rack but I did not think anyone wanted to see that. It really does help alot when you have a crazy tattoed mechanic friend and a shop to work in.


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Nice, I'm doing the same thing today, I'll try to add some pics.

Looks good

looks good

it look good but i don underst exactly do you did?

The torsion bar bolts were turned in the tighten position which in return twisted the torsion bars forcing the lower control arms to sit at more of a downward angle providing a little higher ground clearance. And then added extended shackled in the rear to raise the rear to match.