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shock choices ???

Guys i want to replace my shocks and i want to know what brands you guys like. I was debating between bilsteins and rancho's. I also was wondering will the shocks work if i put different lift blocks on the rear axle? I wanna put the 3" blocks on my truck to make it sit up higher and possibly put an add a leaf in the front.


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I say bilsteins all the way. I've had rancho go snotty on me.

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Bilstiens will work but youll need a diff one if you do a leveling kit which is good... because the stock height ones are the ugly yellow ones.. if you lift your truck 2-3" you can use the 5100's and the silver cooler looking ones


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Raul whats the best way to make my truck sit like an F350? Isn't it just the rear block that has to be changed?


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not a lot diff between both trucks... i would suggest an add a leaf up front at least and a bigger block or add a leaf in the rear


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Thanks raul. Eventually i'm gonna do this. I want to get it done before spring time when i will be hauling around my camper and boat. Can you quote me some prices on those add leaf kits? Do you think the rear should be a spring or a block? I don't really need more suspension just more height. I don't wanna make it ride rougher than it already does. Thanks again.


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