Shackle kit - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today



Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 11-08-2010, 07:35 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
Dedavis88's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Mobile AL,
Posts: 112
Dedavis88 is on a distinguished road
Shackle kit

Okay so I just ordered 1.25" rough country shackle kit for the front of my yj is there any thing I should know before putting it on?
Dedavis88 is offline   Quote
Old 11-08-2010, 07:43 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
wasomma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 925
wasomma is on a distinguished road
make sure you tighten them down exactly as the manual states, have you heard of shackle flip?

__________________
http://i.imgur.com/hboF5oU.jpg
wasomma is offline   Quote
Old 11-08-2010, 07:50 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
Dedavis88's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Mobile AL,
Posts: 112
Dedavis88 is on a distinguished road
No what's that?
Dedavis88 is offline   Quote
Old 11-08-2010, 11:03 PM   #4
Newb
 
95jeeper's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Edgar Springs,Mo
Posts: 8
95jeeper is on a distinguished road
have you heard of shackle flip? No what's that? I call it shackle inversion
Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC00806.jpg
Views:	245
Size:	238.0 KB
ID:	29608
I removed the straight lift shackle and installed boomerang shackles
95jeeper is offline   Quote
Old 11-09-2010, 03:32 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
Dedavis88's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Mobile AL,
Posts: 112
Dedavis88 is on a distinguished road
Could I use the 1.25" shackles with the inversion?
Dedavis88 is offline   Quote
Old 11-09-2010, 03:51 PM   #6
Jeeper
 
toshpate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 19,285
toshpate is on a distinguished road
Send a message via AIM to toshpate Send a message via Yahoo to toshpate Send a message via Skype™ to toshpate
my bolts were hard to come off the stock shackles one had to be cut off and the bushings-rubber cushion thingies were/are basically shot
__________________

GOOOOOOOOOO POKES!!!!!!
toshpate is offline   Quote
Old 11-09-2010, 04:57 PM   #7
Jeeper
 
wasomma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 925
wasomma is on a distinguished road
yea that pic is worth a thousand words

__________________
http://i.imgur.com/hboF5oU.jpg
wasomma is offline   Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Shackle Reversal or Not lethaljeep YJ Tech Forum 5 08-04-2010 08:04 AM
Shackle Lift with 4" lift question grk YJ Tech Forum 3 06-17-2010 09:49 PM
Opinions on shackle lifts Kohrs93 YJ General Discussion Forum 19 04-24-2010 12:18 AM
Our new jeep a1machinista1 YJ General Discussion Forum 11 01-10-2010 06:23 PM
The Pros and Cons of Shackle Reversal [TheYJGuy] General Jeep Discussion 3 08-17-2008 06:30 AM



Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:12 PM.


User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC