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Old 03-23-2010, 03:15 AM
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Looking to buy Shocks

Looking to get a set of new shocks for my truck, im not exactly sure if i have a 4" or 6" lift, because its all spring lift, not blocks. Ive got 315/75/16's under it, its my avatar pic.

Any recommendations on what brand of shock and where to get them??

My truck does a lot of towing and im not concerned with it riding smooth, if that makes any difference on shock selection.


Thanks!!!


Wade
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Old 03-23-2010, 05:42 AM
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I just ordered 5100 Bilsteins, I'll let you know in a week or so what I think
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Most folks swear by the Bilstein 5100's. I'm going to be picking up a set pretty soon.
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Old 03-23-2010, 12:32 PM
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Just ordered FabTechs from River City Diesel and a dual steering stabilizer. Should have them next week
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Old 04-25-2010, 05:39 AM
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Someone on the forum just replied to a post I made indicating the Blistein 5100 are NOT available for the F250.

Is this true?
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Old 04-25-2010, 06:03 AM
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Is your truck lifted? here is the link to the bilstein 5100 application guide. They are designed for lifted trucks. Bilstein
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Old 04-25-2010, 08:21 AM
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I was told by Adam at FCDP (who I initially bought the Bilstein 5100s from) that the Icons are a little better than the Bilsteins.

So I've got some Icons heading my way, I'll let you guys know what I think!
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Old 04-26-2010, 02:56 PM
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Problem with the 5100's is one size wil cover a couple of different sized lifts..you can get Bilsteins that will be a better fit. Icons great shocks just a little softer than the Bilsteins.

Cary
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Old 04-26-2010, 04:37 PM
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My truck is NOT lifted, it's all stock. So does this mean I cannot g Bilstein??

What exactly does a 2.5" leveling kit mean over my stock suspension.

I seriously trying to get this stuff!!!
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Old 04-26-2010, 04:51 PM
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You can get bilsteins, just not 5100s.
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