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Best shock upgrade for under $400

Looking for something to make my truck ride better. I've got a level and bilstein 5100s and it rides terrible. Thinking maybe fox or 5160s or something like that.

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Probably gonna leave the 5100 in the back so looking for just the front

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Don`t know if my wheel, tire combo or dual steering stabilizer or both makes a difference but my truck rides great on the 5100`s

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5160s would run about 170 each. It's basically a 5100 with a reservoir. I talked to bilstein in length about these and they told me it's marketed for off road and I would not see the benefits unless I was driving at lengths off road or on wash board roads. What kind of leveling kit do you have? Spacers or new coils? If coils are they linear or progressive?

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I have a 2.75" spacer with stock coils

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