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move axle forward 1`` ????

I am going to make a homeade reverse shackle for my jeep. Would it be okay to move the axle 1``forward. It looks like the tire is pretty closer to the fender. [img]images/graemlins/40BEER.gif[/img] I can`t see any reason not to, but I would like to here some opinions. [img]images/graemlins/givemebeer.gif[/img]
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Re: move axle forward 1`` ????

Most commercial ones that are sold do move the axle 1 inch forward. So yes, it is fine and recommended. Do not forget to change your front driveshaft to one with more slip travel or you will buy a transfer case also. Mountain Off Road sells plates that moves your axle forward too if the fabrication part is not possible on the mounts.

http://www.mountainoffroad.com/
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