Rear shackle mounts ?


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My '98 had the shackles down (RWD) and I'm pretty sure my '11 is the same way (4X4).
 


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I have a friend with a 94 series F250, looks nice, body lift and big tires. His drivers side front spring hanger failed and spring eye is crushed against fuel fill hose for front fuel tank. I’ve never seen a truck look so good on the outside and look like hell underneath. Was weird doing a tuneup on it, body being higher than normal, would have been easier changing plugs through the wheel wells.
On the 5.0L Explorers they have a removable flap on the inner fender to remove for changing the spark plugs... jack it up, remove the tire and all 4 spark plugs are right there, both sides. It's tight on those things, might be able to do the drivers side without doing that but the passenger side would be a nightmare.
 

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Ok! I had to shackle mounts rotated, now the shackles are below the mounts
Just the short drive home already indicates to me it's a huge difference, the truck is no longer bottoming on the bump stops, time to deal with a front springs next!

Update: (can't seem to attach photos or post them on this section of the forum,)

Although the truck looks weird higher in the back it certainly handles much better! it's tracking better, and it's actually made the front springs work better!
 
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