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Old 11-11-2012, 03:44 PM   eBay Motors  #81 (permalink)
 
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i have about one turn more till the bolt can be removed completed maybe i'll try it tomarrow to see if it make a difference.
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:00 PM   eBay Motors  #82 (permalink)
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Thanks, it was just a quick 5 minute fix because i wanted to get out of there haha. I want to pull it off and make a cleaner bracket.
So the NBS trucks rears are way different, cause I have tons of space from the bracket still and I'm only about 1.5" off my bump stops in the rear.

Just thought that was interesting.
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Old 11-14-2012, 05:30 PM   eBay Motors  #83 (permalink)
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Frames are the same.
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Old 11-14-2012, 05:41 PM   eBay Motors  #84 (permalink)
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So the NBS trucks rears are way different, cause I have tons of space from the bracket still and I'm only about 1.5" off my bump stops in the rear.

Just thought that was interesting.
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Frames are the same.
Brians correct.
the reason i cut mine was due to the location of my bracket for the traction bar. I kept my bars at the same height as the frame so they were not hanging down below the frame too far.
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:14 PM   eBay Motors  #85 (permalink)
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Bought set of 2 inch drop shackles for the van today. Blew out the back shocks so I ordered a set of those too. Probably put it all on and switch to the 265's for winter next weekend
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Old 11-16-2012, 12:03 PM   eBay Motors  #86 (permalink)
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Shackles won't fit the van. So much for everything on the net being true
So I'll put them on the truck, but...

I saw a post from nor cal nick about dropping the back of a CC/LB and needing shims because of the 2 piece driveshaft. Asked him for clarification but nothing yet. Anyone know for sure?
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Old 11-16-2012, 12:06 PM   eBay Motors  #87 (permalink)
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Have a pic of the oem shackle on the van James? For just a 2-3" shackle I wouldnt see you needing axle shims.
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Old 11-16-2012, 12:29 PM   eBay Motors  #88 (permalink)
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I didn't get a pic, and I just backed it in the garage won't see daylight till Tuesday. The thing looks the same as the truck, but on the van there's only 1/2" or less between the top of stock shackle and floor/body of the van. On the truck it looks like a few inches + of room between the top of stock shackle and bed of truck.

Maybe if I keep some weight in rear of van and lower rear psi I won't scrape. Or I could just move the overhead light that the van hits when backing in.

Edit. Or cut a hole in floor of van
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Old 11-16-2012, 01:48 PM   eBay Motors  #89 (permalink)
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Only other way I see leaving the stock shackles is to pull a leaf or overload if you havent already.
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Old 11-16-2012, 02:10 PM   eBay Motors  #90 (permalink)
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Dont notch the frame its not worth it! I wouldnt have bought my truck from Brian if it was C notched. DJM 3/5 kits are the best IMO. I want to 4 link mine with coil overs in the rear eventually or something cool...
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