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Thanks for suggestions on shackle problem--one more question though..

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Could overtightening the u-bolts cause the springs to go flat or at least make my shackles go to the rear like they are bottoming out? Because I did tighten those down pretty hard.

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I wouldn't think so, I got down on mine pretty good too and they work fine.

big ed

No, I don't think so either, but tightening down your SHACKLE bolts too tight could make the spring not spring-back after a bump, and then it could just sit there. Shackle bolts are supposed to be snug - some people like to use the nylock nuts too, with the locking nylon insert in the nut, so they don't loosen too much.

Good luck

88YJ, 4"susp, 33"BFGMT, 9k#winch, rear homemade swingout, reb.258, 999, 4.10, weber32/36, GMHEI.
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