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A Little Confused About TT and Shackles...

bluexplorer1

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I was thinking about doing the TT and Shackles, but that got me thinking. The TT is definitely a lifting of the front suspension, but what would the Shackles be considered? The fact that the shackles get connected to the top of the leaf spring doesn't make it seem like a lifting of the rear suspension, but more or less pushing the rear of the body up. Anyone have any thoughts on this?
 




MountaineerGreen

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Shackles increase the rear ride height by putting more distance between the leaf spring and the frame. It raises the body height relative to the ground. It is a suspension lift. If you dont like the idea of shackles, do the F150 leaf pack swap. You will get more height purely by springs. Click the link in my signature and read up on it if you are interested.
 




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