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Off the wall Shackle Question...

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by cmilliron, Mar 20, 2003.

  1. cmilliron

    cmilliron

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    On a STOCK front spring shackle (1973 FJ40) what is the distance pictured below..??
     
  2. toddslater

    toddslater SILVER Star

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    Ok,
    I ran down into the garage in my bare feet and L=~2 3/4"...front and rear. ~ is just a smidge more than 2 3/4". Now I got to get my feet to warm up.
     
  3. Guest

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    My front Shackle length is 2.5"
    I have Old Man Emu Leafs with original Shackles.
    The Shackles are slightly too short.

    When you jack up the Chassis and the Axle drops, The Shackle should be at a 'Right Angle'(90 degrees) with the Chassis.