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post #1 of 17 Old 07-01-2007, 08:44 PM Thread Starter
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Shock replacement ?

Hey everyone! I have about 95K on my truck and am wanting to replace the shocks on all 4 corners. I will only be towing with the truck (5th wheel and boat) but most of the time I will be town and highway driving.

We have brick streets around here and do a lot of highway driving unloaded - so what is a good shock that offers the best ride possible??
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Bilsteins are good.
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It all depends what you are looking for......do you want the the best bang for buck, adjust ability, and/or good looking, I ask about looks because some shocks work great but are just plain ugly....

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i put ranchos on a while back, rides good.
i think just about anything you put on youll notice a differance, because there new. i dont know which ones would last the longest though.

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weird - i posted a reply to this last night and it disappeared.... apparently i was having some internet issues

anyway - here's what I posted..

I guess I look at Rancho's as being for lifted trucks??? I basically want a good riding shock - not too worried about towing as the weights won't be very heavy for this truck at all. Cost is somewhat an issue, but I will likely be doing the install myself so saving some there.
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Well if cost is some what an issue then I would say bilsteins if you don't mind the yellow, Rancho 9000's if you like to adjust yourself and Edelbrock if you like self adjusting

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Bilstein 5100 all the way 65.00 for lifted truck and 55.00 for stock truck. Nothing beats a bilstein!!
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