Icon Leaf install. What Shackles?

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if your talking KHC conversion, do you mean for Gen 2 shocks on a Gen 1 in the front, for the rear the shackle just sets ride height (more or less, it does change the arc that the rear leaf spring eye travels through as the suspension cycles), travel is limited by rear shock... unless your running an aftermarket shock, then you have to do your own math.... what i'm trying to say poorly, is the rear shackle does not care what shock is mounted in the back, you could even remove the shock, ride height unaffected... so the KHC conversion (I agree not crazy about hacking off shock/strut towers) really has nothing to do with KHC's offered three lengths of rear shackles (stock, +1, and +2).... hopefully that makes some sense or I misunderstood the statement...
Yea man all I was saying is it was a hell of a lot harder to do the conversion then grinding some shackles. Hell I even remounted the rear shocks too because the SVC bump kit maxes them out at full bump
 

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Real quick, I have ICON leafs installed on my 2012 on shock shackles without issue. Am I missing something? If it’s pushed hard will something bind? I’ve been Offroad a bunch since the icon install and haven’t run into any shackle related issues.
 

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People are concerned that the Icons touch the inside horizontal part of shackle at full droop and I mean touch.
 

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Honestly, I would upgrade the shackles anyway, it would help with rear-end sway.
Take a look and see if you have mark on the springs.
 

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Honestly, I would upgrade the shackles anyway, it would help with rear-end sway.
Take a look and see if you have mark on the springs.
Thanks for the details, I’ll go check mine out. I’d like to stay with stock length as I don’t want the rear any lower than it is now (running 37s). Are the Camburg stock length a good option?
 

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You need to take with some of our vendors to give you the best answers.
Or someone will chime in.
 
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