Shackle question

Discussion in 'General Chit Chat' started by SDIVER2006, Dec 4, 2019 at 7:28 PM.

  1. SDIVER2006

    SDIVER2006 Well-Known Member

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    So I bought a 3.5 inch lift

    And my question is what shackle brand is better than the next?

    Dumb question
     
  2. a_kelley

    a_kelley mechanical fixer

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    Bushing material, the thickness of the material, and design of the shackle is all that will vary between. What's it going on? What's the units you're looking at?
     
  3. Ron

    Ron Dum Spiro Spero Moderator

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    Not a dumb question but an incomplete one.
    Its like asking which gun is the best.
    If the goal is concealed carry a barrett 50 probably aint the answer. And if the goal is 1000 yard shots no 40 cal pistol is going to cut it.

    so vehicle, usage, priorities, other mods..all that is helpful to answer. Then beyond that as a-kelley says...brand isnt as important as material selection.
     
  4. SDIVER2006

    SDIVER2006 Well-Known Member

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    Roger: I’m sorry
    87 yj 4.2 auto (have a bare 350 in the garage)
    Mods thus far: I’m just learning as I go
    complete wire harness/DUI distributor/
    Holley 2300 carb/complete brakes/tub rhino lined/misc little stuff
    Oh the lift is a 3.5 kit I have it in the garage. As for plans nothing concrete just wanna play a lil use it for hunting and camping
     

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