View Full Version : shackle flip???wheel base???

t dogg
06-10-2007, 10:32 PM
ive got a 1969 chv 4x4 1/2 ton, did a shackle flip and replaced the leafs with 3/4 ton 26- 29? and replaced the 12 bolt for 14 semi floater. i was wonndering if that would change my wheel base....couse it shur as f#### looks like it and my box is being rebuilt as we speek ive got 124 1/8 center to center of axles, 51 1/2 from the cab to the center of the tire....HELP ME.. let me know!!:confused0006: [36] :dontknow: [36] :confused0006:

06-10-2007, 11:05 PM
just flipping the shackle on the rear will bring you axle center forward

t dogg
06-11-2007, 05:17 PM
yeah thought it would a lil bit but im talkin bout 2 -3 inches i think?? maybe it just an optickle dalution!:confused0006:

06-12-2007, 02:30 PM
what about turnin your springs around??

t dogg
06-17-2007, 06:02 PM
good call dude thats what i should of done right at the start, im goin to make the wheel wells bigger. less work my body guy says it'll be less work than to take it all apart!