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Unread 06-11-2009, 08:19 PM   #1
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length of stock shackles on 1980 cj7

i am looking to find out the length of stock shackles so i can see how much lift i have just bought a 1980 cj7 with 35 tires looks like very long shackles

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Unread 06-11-2009, 09:04 PM   #2
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3" bolt to bolt.
'86 CJ-7 Laredo: 4.2,T-999,D300,D30/D44,'94 YJ tub, full cage, Shrockworks rockers, OYR corners, AC,cruise,restored seats,3 tops,2.5" Superlift,F-T shackle reversal, RS9000x's,35" Dunlop Mud Rovers.
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Unread 06-11-2009, 10:19 PM   #3
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yep. 3" center to center. both front and rear shackles.
1980 CJ7 - 304 - T176 - D300 - D30 - M20 - 4" Lift - TJ Flares - 35x13.5x15 Krawler T/A's
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