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post #1 of 14 Old 08-25-2013, 06:26 PM Thread Starter
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IF IT WAS YOUR MONEY!!!

Like my title states, if it was your $$$, which shocks, all 4 corner's, would you buy??? I know it will come down to either Rancho's or Bilsteins. Also, would you put the same part # on all 4 corners or would you put different one's in the front? All input is much appreciated.

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post #2 of 14 Old 08-25-2013, 06:32 PM
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Im running the rancho MT7000 and they seem to be pretty good, but honestly on a stock truck the monroe reflex's are pretty dang good for the money. Pretty much everyone here will tell you Bilstein


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Just put 5100 series Bilsteins on the front of mine last week, and absolutely love them. I'll be buying some for the rear soon.



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I had Bilstein 5100 on my 2008 CTD, with Carli stuff, and liked them. I wanted to try something different this time, so went with Carli coils again, Carli /Bilstein HMS, Carli track bar, but did the King 2.5 pintops. Another option for you would be Fox or King.



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Just put 5100 series Bilsteins on the front of mine last week, and absolutely love them. I'll be buying some for the rear soon.
Your not lifted right? Do you have the part #'s in case I decide to go this route?

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Do you have any ambition for a lift /leveling kit?
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Do you have any ambition for a lift /leveling kit?
Great question, None what so ever!!!

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Great question, None what so ever!!!
Bilstein 5100 or Fox makes a stock height replacement.
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Bilstein 5100 or Fox makes a stock height replacement.
I have heard great things about the Bilsteins, not much exp. with Fox.

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Im gonna stay with the Rancho's for the basic fact that we beat the pyzz out of them at work and very rarely do they fail. Might be a bit stiff but you know what its a truck....

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