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Old 09-10-2014, 06:07 PM   #1
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I am looking for a 2/4 drop, preferably without cutting, grinding and welding. What kit would you recommend and why?
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I have noticed that a 4 and 5 inch rear drop both use a flip kit. How is this possible? Does the 4 inch kit include a shorter shackle to essentially raise the rear back up an inch?
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I am looking for a 2/4 drop, preferably without cutting, grinding and welding. What kit would you recommend and why?
What year and cab size truck do you have? 2wd or 4wd?
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I have noticed that a 4 and 5 inch rear drop both use a flip kit. How is this possible? Does the 4 inch kit include a shorter shackle to essentially raise the rear back up an inch?
The 4" flip kit does not include a shackle. I will assume Belltech for example was able to achieve the desired drop by building it into the hanger.

The 5.5" flip kit does come with a 1/2" lift shackle. I will also assume this flip kit actually drops the truck 6" and Belltech includes the shackle to make it 5.5". This could be for a number of reasons such as needing a notch or clearance.
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What year and cab size truck do you have? 2wd or 4wd?
My bad, 2011 Regular Cab Short Bed 5.0 2WD STX
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My bad, 2011 Regular Cab Short Bed 5.0 2WD STX
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