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Old 03-05-2018, 12:17 PM   #1
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Lowering Shackles

Looking to lower the rear of my 68 GMC 1500 by about 3-4 inches. It has leaf rear springs. Drop spindles already in front when I bought the truck. Trying to get the rear to match the front. Will 3 inch lowering shackles achieve this and if so will shocks need to be replaced?
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Old 03-08-2018, 11:37 AM   #2
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Re: Lowering Shackles

I'm not aware of anyone making 3" shackles. Usually it's 2" shackles combined w/2" front hangers. There's also just doing a flip kit (~5" drop) as well as dropped (re-arched) leafs.
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