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Old 02-12-2016, 10:28 PM   #1
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Looking for a 2/3 or a 3/4 drop. What are my options? Best option, Cheapest option, and easiest option please and thank you..
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I am a 3/4 drop. I used Belltech adj struts and Mcgaughy flip kit.
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I am a 3/4 drop. I used Belltech adj struts and Mcgaughy flip kit.
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That flip gives you exactly 4"? How about shocks does it come with them? If not what did you use?
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Mcgaughy has a 4 inch flip kit yes. I got their 2/4 drop but the front was too high for me. So I got the Belltech for the front. The rear uses factor shocks but you can go after market if you wanted.
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Mcgaughy has a 4 inch flip kit yes. I got their 2/4 drop but the front was too high for me. So I got the Belltech for the front. The rear uses factor shocks but you can go after market if you wanted.
All I see for that brand is the 2/4 kit I don't see just the flip. And it looks like the flip uses lift hangers to bring it up from 5 to 4" drop is that right?
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Not sure I want to deal with hangers. Is there anyway to lower the rear 3"? Does anyone make 3" shackles that actually achieve 3" of drop?
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It's been a while but the hangers where not a issue .
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Not sure I want to deal with hangers. Is there anyway to lower the rear 3"? Does anyone make 3" shackles that actually achieve 3" of drop?
You could have your rear springs re-arched. They put them in a machine to bend them back to take some of the curve out which will lower the rear end. That is the only way I can think of getting a 3" rear drop.
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Don't de arch the rear springs unless you want a crappy rough ride and lose your payload. I'm all about a drop but that's just not the right way to get there.
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The tech support at djm told me to use their 2 inch shackles and take one leaf out of the leaf springs and the would give me just over 3 inches. He also said it would improve the ride but would loose some load rating. He said if I haul on a regular basis to get some helper air bags to offset the loss.
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