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best shocks for my X

whats the best shocks for the excursion? 2000 jsut turned 60K. I tow alot and the stockers are bout dead...

no lift at all and it will stay stock height

-DIY Tymar Intake
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-Garrett High Flow Outlet
-Garrett NON-EBPV Pedestal
-Plenum Inserts
-Torque Converter Lock Up Switch

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Bilsteins..but don't expect much improvement without changeing at least the front springs so you have some compression travel.
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what springs? and which Bilsteins?

-DIY Tymar Intake
-ZooDad
-4" MBRP w/ 5" tip
-Guages
-HPX
-CCV mod
-New boots...
-Fuel Rail X
-DieselSite Transmission Filter
--W/ Guage and Flush valve
-Factory Tech Valve Body
-Stage 2 Snow Performance Water Meth
-AFE Blade Runner Intake Manifold
-TurboMaster WasteGate Control
-DieselSite Boost Relief Valve
-AIH Delete
-Garrett High Flow Outlet
-Garrett NON-EBPV Pedestal
-Plenum Inserts
-Torque Converter Lock Up Switch
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any other suggesstions

-DIY Tymar Intake
-ZooDad
-4" MBRP w/ 5" tip
-Guages
-HPX
-CCV mod
-New boots...
-Fuel Rail X
-DieselSite Transmission Filter
--W/ Guage and Flush valve
-Factory Tech Valve Body
-Stage 2 Snow Performance Water Meth
-AFE Blade Runner Intake Manifold
-TurboMaster WasteGate Control
-DieselSite Boost Relief Valve
-AIH Delete
-Garrett High Flow Outlet
-Garrett NON-EBPV Pedestal
-Plenum Inserts
-Torque Converter Lock Up Switch

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post #6 of 9 Old 04-08-2011, 05:09 PM
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anyone with a more reasonable less than $3,000 suggesstion
Bilsteins will be the best choice and should run you just about $65 each shock, give-or-take a couple of bucks. I recommend the yellow body shocks, I have those on my Tundra and they are fantastic shocks.
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anyone with a more reasonable less than $3,000 suggesstion
..as I said in my PM just a front spring change to V codes would do wonders..$350-400 pair at the dealer..
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Im currently running the yellow body bilsteins on my 00 SD and am more than happy with them, bout $65 apiece.

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Spend a bit more and get the Bilstein 5150's. I love them. Have had them on several vehicles that Ive owned, and it never ceases to amaze me the change in ride it makes.


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