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Anybody have some plans for shackels?

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by sonoranfun, Jul 3, 2005.

  1. sonoranfun

    sonoranfun

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    Didn't find anything in a search. I wanted to make some shackels and would like some plans, sizes and so on. Also, if I'm making them should I go with anti-inversions?

    THANKS GUYS!
     
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    mr_manny

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    My machinist buddy made me some shackles :D
    Cold-Roll 3/16th x 2inch flat stock...also upgraded to 5/8th's bolts/bushings.

    manny
     
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    if you want simple make some "rubicon" shackles. just two sperate pieces of flat stock steel. if you dont weld them together they are flew better.
     
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    They will flex (flew?) better, however, that will destroy the shoulder on the bushings over time...



    Good luck!


    -Steve
     
  5. sonoranfun

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    Do any of you know sizes? What's stock? I would like just about a 1/2 inch lift when all is said and done... I guess I can draw some out but I need specs and what bolts fit.
     
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    The previous owner made these on the rear of my 40. Two bits of steel and 3 bolts.
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