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Unread 05-09-2013, 11:32 AM   #1
rykemc
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Rear shackle bump

I just recently installed a Rusty's 6.5 lift. Now my shackles are hitting in the rear. Has anyone had this problem and how did you fix it?

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Unread 05-09-2013, 02:19 PM   #2
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How about a picture?
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Unread 05-09-2013, 02:41 PM   #3
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Pics would be nice, what are they hitting in the rear and is this when driving or just sitting?
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Unread 05-09-2013, 06:27 PM   #4
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you need a dog-leg, boomerang, or just longer shackle. The same happened to me when I put in new springs from Fat Bobs.
Or relocation brackets
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Unread 05-09-2013, 06:27 PM   #5
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FYI if you dont fix it and load the springs up hard, you will bend the springs
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