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Old 02-16-2014, 01:13 PM   #261
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Thanks for the comments guys, and Summers I absolutley love those huge superduties lowered the deep rear wheels on them, I know a lot of people say they arent practical but how many people actually take those huge trucks off roading and need the height?

Hi Rev I think I payed around 380 for the catracs. I just called them directly, nice guys to deal with, and you give them the specs of your truck and give them a few measurements. If you do order some though, requests that they make the holes in the plates that hold the leaf springs on the rear axle larger..... I had to bore out my holes and it was a pain.
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Old 02-16-2014, 03:52 PM   #262
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Love all the lowered trucks on here. While I am not going as low as most, I am installing lowering shackles on the rear for my newly aquired 07 Screw FX2. My previous truck was a Superduty which is pretty out of the norm for most! I miss this truck dearly, but once I hit 200K on the original trans and engine, I felt it was time to let her go:
Great looking truck! Our coowner just sold his 01 F350, loved the way that thing looked and drove!
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Just recently got mine back from the shop, took a quick pick of the current stance and completely new front end. I should be getting some better pics of the truck with my DSLR and start a build thread on it to show all mods.
Looking forward to that thread. This is a great looking ride.
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Is Chassis Tech shackles with the built in zerk fittings a good choice to drop the rear 2"??
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Is Chassis Tech shackles with the built in zerk fittings a good choice to drop the rear 2"??
Sure but any shackle will do. They all achieve the same thing. The zerk fitting isnt necessary but a nice option to prolong bushing life
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Someone needs to say it. NOOOOOO Chassis tech.
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[MENTION=77944]1lowranger[/MENTION], I had Chassis Tech shackles on my Superduty with over 100k on them and never a problem....Do you have any real world experience with them??
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Sure have but many years ago. I only bought one time because the quality just wasn't there. Ive bagged many trucks and cars with few lifted thrown in. I know what quality suspension products are. In my case they were less than great.

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I used them for over 100K on a truck that hauled boats (28' pontoon) and a 26' travel trailer without a problem. So what was the problems you encountered with Chassis Tech? I like facts, not hear say.
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I bought a set of manifold valves for a project trying to save a little cash and they looked good when they showed up. The leaked and I ended up sending them back to get another set that leaked. then I bought SMC valves like I should have the first go round.
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