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2 inch drop shackles dakota r/t

i ordered 2 inch drop shackles for my dakota r/t. i put them one on and it raised the truck instead of lifting it. what am i doing wrong? there are no instructions that came with them


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i put them one on and it raised the truck instead of lifting it.
im assuming u ment lowwering it? but there should only be one way to put them on



thats what mine look like


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yeah there just simple 2 inch loweriing shackles and they ended up lifting it, like you said there should ony be one way to put them on but i dunno


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do they look like mine (DJM)? the shackles place the leafspring up higher there for lowering ur truck.


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naw they dont look like yours at all


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did they look like this?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/97-02...ayphotohosting


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yeah just like that except mine are blue


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try lookin at pic#2. i know its for a dodge ram but it has the same concept.
but i dont know if u can even install it another way lol

http://www.djmsuspension.com/Instruc...s/HS1139-4.pdf


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i dunno i installed one and it didnt look any differente


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damn dude, i really dont know then..but if i had an R/t ( and i will in the near future) i would go with all round hotchkis kit. best bang for ur buck. not only will u lower ur truck but it will handle like a dream

but u can lower ur truck with 2" drop blocks u can get at advance auto parts for 30$


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