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Old 10-12-2013, 11:37 PM   #201
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Re: lowered shortbeds on stock wheels?

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Sorry if I missed it but what tire size are you running?
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Old 10-12-2013, 11:50 PM   #202
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Front 255/60/15 rear 275/60/15
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Old 04-24-2014, 01:03 AM   #203
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Just bringing it back for the rally lovers
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:57 AM   #204
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Old 06-06-2014, 08:15 AM   #205
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Re: lowered shortbeds on stock wheels?



Front:
- 15x7 rallies
- 235/70/15 tires
- McGaughy's 2.5 drop spindles
- Cut 1 coil off factory springs
- Stock shocks

Rear:
- 15x8 rallies
- 275/60/15 tires
- Western Chassis rear shock extenders
- Stock shocks
- specialtyrealty (forum member) 5" drop axle brackets
- c-notch
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Old 06-06-2014, 08:23 AM   #206
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Front:
- 15x7 rallies
- 235/70/15 tires
- McGaughy's 2.5 drop spindles
- Cut 1 coil off factory springs
- Stock shocks

Rear:
- 15x8 rallies
- 275/60/15 tires
- Western Chassis rear shock extenders
- Stock shocks
- specialtyrealty (forum member) 5" drop axle brackets
- c-notch
Beautiful truck!
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Old 06-06-2014, 08:55 AM   #207
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Re: lowered shortbeds on stock wheels?

Thanks, I really appreciate it!
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Old 06-06-2014, 11:25 AM   #208
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Front:
- 15x7 rallies
- 235/70/15 tires
- McGaughy's 2.5 drop spindles
- Cut 1 coil off factory springs
- Stock shocks

Rear:
- 15x8 rallies
- 275/60/15 tires
- Western Chassis rear shock extenders
- Stock shocks
- specialtyrealty (forum member) 5" drop axle brackets
- c-notch
Seems like a familiar combo....
Looks great!
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Old 06-06-2014, 12:56 PM   #209
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Seems like a familiar combo....
Looks great!
yep, if it's not broken don't fix it lol.... Thanks!
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Old 06-06-2014, 04:05 PM   #210
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Re: lowered shortbeds on stock wheels?

Hey Ive got a lowered shortbox on stock wheels now!

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Old 06-06-2014, 04:08 PM   #211
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Hey Ive got a lowered shortbox on stock wheels now!

Really nice, like the color combo
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Old 06-07-2014, 03:26 PM   #212
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Hey Ive got a lowered shortbox on stock wheels now!

Perfection! The color combo, the stance, the rally wheels, the raised white lettering. Beautiful.
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Old 06-07-2014, 10:08 PM   #213
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Old 06-08-2014, 04:47 PM   #214
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Nice colors! More pics!!
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Old 10-12-2014, 04:31 PM   #215
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Re: lowered shortbeds on stock wheels?

Here's mine. 4.5/6 drop and 255/72/15. I may do drop shackle in the rear to drop 1 more inch. Ignore the temp PlastiDip paint job. Hopefully getting real paint soon.
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Old 10-20-2014, 10:29 AM   #216
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Old 10-20-2014, 09:38 PM   #217
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Old 10-16-2015, 12:09 PM   #218
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Re: lowered shortbeds on stock wheels?

Hate to bring up an old thread but does anyone know what colors these are on this truck? My truck came from the factory with the lower tan color and I would like to two tone it just like this. Any ideas on color codes?
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Old 10-16-2015, 01:17 PM   #219
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Hate to bring up an old thread but does anyone know what colors these are on this truck? My truck came from the factory with the lower tan color and I would like to two tone it just like this. Any ideas on color codes?
It varies a little bit based on model year, but using '84 as a sample:

My guess would be code 66 Indian Bronze Metallic with code 61 Doeskin Tan on the bottom. RPO ZY4 "Deluxe" two tone paint scheme.

It would show on the SPID as 66U and 61L.

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Old 10-16-2015, 01:45 PM   #220
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Thanks, my truck was factory doeskin so the sticker on the innerfender says. Also the dash looks to be the same color as well.
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Old 01-12-2018, 11:12 AM   #221
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Re: lowered shortbeds on stock wheels?

Did you go with 4" drop shackles and hangers or 3"?
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Old 01-12-2018, 11:17 AM   #222
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Just finished my 77 this week.
This truck has stock 7" rally wheels with 275/60-15 tires.
Didn't want to go too low so I used the western chassis 3" drop spindles with stock springs for the front and for the rear I went the shackle and hanger route using the first hole in the shackles because the truck was already close to being level.
I think the previous owner had taken out the overload and one more leaf to level it because it doesn't have an overload leaf and it only has 6 total. I think the truck came with 8 from the factory.
For the record, removing those factory rivets was a pain in the a**!!
If I had it to do over, I would probably remove the bed to replace the hangers since bed removal is fairly easy.
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Height differences between a stock spindle and the western chassis spindle.
Did you use 4" drop shackles and hangers or 3"?
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Old 01-12-2018, 11:25 AM   #223
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Old 01-24-2018, 08:28 PM   #224
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one I did a few years back
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Old 01-24-2018, 09:17 PM   #225
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Did you use 4" drop shackles and hangers or 3"?
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