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Old 12-22-2017, 05:23 PM   #1
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I ordered a replacement front spring shackle and one side is a little longer than the other. Is this right? If so which goes where?
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Old 12-22-2017, 05:28 PM   #2
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No, they should be the same if they are made correctly. Are they fronts or rears? Where did you buy them, as they sound poorly made?
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Old 12-22-2017, 06:24 PM   #3
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Measure the ones you are replacing and get 2 that are the same.
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Old 12-22-2017, 06:48 PM   #4
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They are for the front. Got them from model A medic. I'll drop him a note
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Old 12-22-2017, 08:59 PM   #5
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Most all of the major Model A suppliers carry two quality levels of Shackles. I bought all four of the higher quality ones from Snyders. Well made and fit well.
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Old 12-24-2017, 07:23 AM   #6
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Most all of the major Model A suppliers carry two quality levels of Shackles. I bought all four of the higher quality ones from Snyders. Well made and fit well.
Are you sure? The better quality, more authentic looking ones have been out of production for over a year now.
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Old 12-24-2017, 10:20 AM   #7
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Brent. Bought them from Snyders over a year ago. They were well made, but weren't absolutely like originals. I sent you a set of old original ones that needed restoration.
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"Maybe" they are for a different year Ford?
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