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Rancho 9000 vs. Blistein 5100

I've searched this subject and have yet to find any compelling info for one being better than the other.

Want to replace the factory Rancho shocks, and these 2 shocks seem to be the best 2 choices for my all-stock, non-lifted F250 FX4.

Any suggestions/comments/tips & tricks??

Did I read the product info for Blistein 5100 shocks correct, in that they will make the front-end sit up a little higher than the rear-end???

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The Bilstein 5100 isn't available for F-250 or F-350 This is the link to the application guide http://www.bilsteinus.com/leveling/d...Shks_flyer.pdf

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I should have figured that and just assumed I wasn't looking at the correct part #. Well, this makes it even easier for me -- going RANCHO 9000 w/ their Steering Stabilizer. Not sure if single or dual yet....need to do some homework.

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That link is for the 5100 with leveling springs. Here is the 5100 application guide for an already lifted truck. But I'm not sure you will want to put them on you stock height pickup.

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