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Unread 05-06-2010, 07:05 PM   #1
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CHEAP boomerang shackles

i just thought i'd let u guys know about these. IDK if one or all of you know about them but here they are 25$ for 1 set or 50$ for a full set (front and rear). i can't say anything about them other than i just bought a full set of 1" lift shackles. they sell them in 1" and 1/2" lift

here is the ebay link :

JEEP YJ BOOMERANG SHACKLES CNC CUT 3/8" THICK 1" LIFT : eBay Motors (item 230463583530 end time May-17-10 17:47:25 PDT)

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Unread 05-06-2010, 07:14 PM   #2
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i just thought i'd let u guys know about these. IDK if one or all of you know about them but here they are 25$ for 1 set or 50$ for a full set (front and rear). i can't say anything about them other than i just bought a full set of 1" lift shackles. they sell them in 1" and 1/2" lift

here is the ebay link :

JEEP YJ BOOMERANG SHACKLES CNC CUT 3/8" THICK 1" LIFT : eBay Motors (item 230463583530 end time May-17-10 17:47:25 PDT)
Heavy Duty Greasable Shackle Kit Jeep YJ 1987-1995 : eBay Motors (item 380227288451 end time May-23-10 10:10:27 PDT)
i just ordered these hopefully they are pretty decent
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Unread 05-06-2010, 07:35 PM   #3
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Wish i would have seen those. i couldn't decide if i wanted 1" or 1/2"
i even said 3/4 would be perfect. but oh well. i can always take mine apart for greasings lol
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Unread 05-06-2010, 07:43 PM   #4
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Currie Enterprises CJ Axle Parts

These seem a lot more cost effective. $80 per pair. That's including bushings, crush sleeve and greasable hardware. Assuming you want greasable hardware.

Otherwise, you could probably find 4 grade 8 nuts and bolts for about $20 at Home Depot.
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Unread 05-06-2010, 07:46 PM   #5
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my jeep already has new bolts in the shackles i just did a lift so i have new bushings. mine were 54 shipped
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Unread 05-06-2010, 07:48 PM   #6
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i just thought i'd let u guys know about these. IDK if one or all of you know about them but here they are 25$ for 1 set or 50$ for a full set (front and rear). i can't say anything about them other than i just bought a full set of 1" lift shackles. they sell them in 1" and 1/2" lift

here is the ebay link :

JEEP YJ BOOMERANG SHACKLES CNC CUT 3/8" THICK 1" LIFT : eBay Motors (item 230463583530 end time May-17-10 17:47:25 PDT)
Just bought mine last night lol. The guy that fabs these is a moderator for JF, I do believe.
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Unread 05-06-2010, 07:54 PM   #7
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if so, i'm surprised he doesn't put an add up somewhere, he'd probably sell a lot of these things, and glad to see i'm not the only one buying them. now if they suck we will both be S.O.L. haha
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Unread 05-06-2010, 07:55 PM   #8
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Somebody please tell us if the quality of these shackles are any good...
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Unread 05-06-2010, 08:02 PM   #9
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The maker is on the board here. Sells them for the same costs here without the need of EBay (probably works out better for him too, as there is no EBay fees!!!).

I've heard quality is top notch. I'm looking to buy 2 sets (F&R) but didn't get that far.
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Unread 05-06-2010, 08:02 PM   #10
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I would stick with the set Timmy69 has a link too. They appear to be the smae ones I ordered fron 4wheel drive hardeware for 59$. They are made by corwn automotive. They are actually a really quality set for the money.
You also get new bushings an everything with the ones from 4whl drv hardware
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Unread 05-06-2010, 09:59 PM   #11
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I saw them a couple of weeks ago and meant to mention them, I had them in my watched list to order in the future. The fella that makes them is a fellow veteran and Jeeper. I'd be more than happy to support his business.
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Unread 05-07-2010, 06:33 AM   #12
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http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f43/b...ackles-941672/

Here's his thread on the board for these.
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Unread 05-07-2010, 09:08 AM   #13
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I bought a (2) sets from bersk, they are very nice and I would buy them again. It's just a thick piece of steel cut out with a CNC machine. No different than if you paid more and ordered them through some manufacturer/store.
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