Adjustable Rear Lift Shackle

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Adjustable Rear Lift Shackle

Post by Rob-Pod » Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:55 am

What are your thoughts on them?

I'm looking for an adjustable lift
shackle, preferably 1", 1.5", & 2".

I've never ran them before, so I'm
a lil leery about them. I've recently
swapped my Power Wagon axles
n suspension on to my Mega Cab.
I will only use my truck as a 1500,
The most I'll do with it is pull upto
7000lbs on my 7K car trailer.

What adjustable rear lift shackles?

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Re: Adjustable Rear Lift Shackle

Post by DamageWagon » Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:08 pm

They work just fine, I’ve had thurens on mine for a few years. I wouldn’t go wild with something huge but mine is 1.75” lift and I haven’t had any adverse effects.

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Re: Adjustable Rear Lift Shackle

Post by Colibri » Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:57 pm

Another vote for the Thuren shackles here too. Plus they’ll help smooth out the feel of the rear suspension. Makes for less binding swapping from rubber bushings to delrin and stainless
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Re: Adjustable Rear Lift Shackle

Post by RustyPW » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:26 pm

I have the Thurens too. :rockon:
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Re: Adjustable Rear Lift Shackle

Post by gtomike60 » Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:38 am

I have Thuren on mine also
2012,2600 stall CircleD converter,MYoung locker bypass,Dynatrac bjs,Dynatrac no-spin kit w/Dynaloc hubs,Thuren 3" coils,trackbar,shackles and Kings(3"F-2.5"R) shocks,Thuren Alien arms,Synergy steering,Thuren/King steering stabilizer,Carli diff guard,White Knuckle sliders,Thuren bumper,37" Cooper STT Pros,Corsa exhaust

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Re: Adjustable Rear Lift Shackle

Post by aheiser » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:59 am

Yep, Thuren shackles have been great so far.
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Re: Adjustable Rear Lift Shackle

Post by Will » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:29 am

Thuren here too, quit thinking about it, just get them and be happy.

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