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My truck has the longer shackles in the back but my truck still doesnt sit level, is there anything i could do to simply lower 1 or 2 more inches out of it, keep in mind mcgaughy's is a hop and a skip away
 

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2" Drop shackles won't give you a full 2" in the back on a NBS truck.... I'd just live with it until you drop it more. It most likely looks a ton better w/o the stock rake in the rear anyways.
 

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Go to autozone and get the overload spring clamps. It clamps the front of the overload leaf to the spring pack. Gives you .75" of drop for under $10. I used that on my truck to finish leveling it out. It didn't affect my ride at all since it only clamps the front of the spring.
 

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Will clamping the Overload help in wheel hop or change the rear suspension at all?
 

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I'm sure you could. That's probably what you have to do to install the overload clamps anyways.
 

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Chris99GMC said:
Will clamping the Overload help in wheel hop or change the rear suspension at all?
I think Fullthrottledan clamped his as well to help with wheel hop, I think he actually made his own clamps to do it.
 

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just buy the right hardware. It's two clip/clamp things and they are only 10 bucks
 

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bcubed said:
I think Fullthrottledan clamped his as well to help with wheel hop, I think he actually made his own clamps to do it.
Lets call on Fullthrottlean on this to post pictures of his.
I do get alot of wheel hop and would like a cure for this.
 

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So do you clamp the front of the leaf springs or the rear?
I'm assuming that you clamp the over load spring too?
 

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Matt said:
would clamping the rear of the spring as well get just a little more drop? i went out and c-clamped the front and it brought my fenders to within half an inch of each other.
I guess yah you would be gettin a little more...but realizing that now you have front and back clamed, your ride will be effected big time now
 

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So do you clamp the front of the leaf springs or the rear?
I'm assuming that you clamp the over load spring too?
yah they were saying you clamp the normal leafs with the overload...the stiff ass overload is what doesnt move so it pulls the leafs down to it
 

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That pic is pretty close to the ones I have. Clamp the front of the spring to the spring pack. Dont do the front and back. haha. That will ride horrible. They're only $10, so I bought some. Cheapest drop for ten bucks
 
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