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post #1 of 31 Old 05-05-2007, 08:14 AM Thread Starter
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What is everyone running for shocks? OEM ranchos? I'm doing a Level kit here soon, and need to get longer front shocks. I did find some Monroe Reflex shocks for factory height and some that are 2" longer. I'm looking for a Nitrogen gas charged variable rate or "smart" shock. Doesn't seem to be many out there. I checked out Bilstein and for the 4WD they don't list parts. only for the 2wd. SO for right now it seems the Reflex are my only option.

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post #2 of 31 Old 05-05-2007, 08:34 AM
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I did the leveling kit on my 05 with the Rancho RSX9000 shocks. Very nice. Bilstien has shocks for your truck also. I think we sell more of the Rancho 9000's and 5000's than the Bilstiens. Probably because of cost.

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Actually the Rancho 9000's are more than the Bilstiens.

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Maybe I'm wrong. You are correct that finding a part number is difficult. I would have to make a call monday for the correct numbers.

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Rancho shocks suck in my opinion. I've tried a lot of shocks on my old rock crawler. My favs were the Monroes. Believe it or not. suprised me even. I can get +2" Monroe Reflexes for the front for about $45ea. and Reflex shocks for the back of a F350 (+1" for the F250) for $80ea. As of right now, thats the ones I'm getting, just wanted to see what others are running.

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Ya I guess a set of 9000's would suck compared to what everyone runs on a rock crawler.

Those monroe rear shock only retail for 61.44 a piece.

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i use kings, but in my experience Bilstiens are sweet i used them for a while before i switched to kings but for stock trucks you cant beat them.

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ProComp MX6's.

So far so good but I haven't had them very long.

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We can get Fox, but man are they pricey! We also get Pro-comp, Fabtech, Skyjacker, Superlift, Tuff Country, Trail Master, RCD (uses Bilstien) Fox, and a few others I cant think of. I like my 9000's for street use.

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