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Ok where to begin, i have the factory tow hitch on my truck, will this have to be removed? Second question, Will this level out my truck? Third question, Will i notice a difference in ride quality?

The truck is a 2003 Silverado Extended Cab

The shackles in question are the Belltech 6400.

If this will not make my truck level, what is something else i can do in the rear to make it lower, besides 300 pounds of sand.

Thanks for your time
 

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What year and type of truck????
 

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2003 Silverado Ext Cab, Forgot the most vital piece of information, post edited
 

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Those shackles should get you level. Ofcourse ever truck is a little differant and depends how much the rear springs have settled since the truck is about 7-8 years old. But as I said they should get you level. I'm glad you chose Belltech and not some of the cheap crap thats out there.
 

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Thanks for your answer man. Yeah it was between belltech or djm, I went ahead and chose the belltech. Do you know if I will have to take my factory tow hitch off? I've heard mixed answers on that.
 

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I just put the DJM shackles on my Z71 a month a so ago, and yes you will have to remove the hitch. Hopefully your shackle bolts are not seized up like mine were, I ended up having to cut the driver's side bolt in order to get them on. If the bolts aren't seized it's a pretty easy job. Ride quality does not suffer and handling is improved. Here's a link to the thread of my install.

http://www.gmtruckclub.com/forum/showthread.php?62246-Drop-Shackle-Install.
 

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I did mine a couple weeks ago with the DJM shackles. I have an 04' extended cab (not much different) and I didn't have to completely remove the receiver. I unbolted the back 2 bolts and with a bit of fiddling with the jacks I was able to make just enough room to get the bolts in and out. After 7 years of usage I think mine leveled out pretty nice.
 

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I did mine a couple weeks ago with the DJM shackles. I have an 04' extended cab (not much different) and I didn't have to completely remove the receiver. I unbolted the back 2 bolts and with a bit of fiddling with the jacks I was able to make just enough room to get the bolts in and out. After 7 years of usage I think mine leveled out pretty nice.
Looks good, Cheez, is yours a 2WD? I say drop it another 2" at least!!
 
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