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post #1 of 10 Old 04-16-2010, 02:49 PM Thread Starter
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Question shock advice

Hey fellas.
My shocks are wasted. I have one leaking oil in the rear and truck riding like crap lately. I heard from CaryT(and lots of others) the Bilsteins are the way to go. My question is do I go with the 5100's or the 5150's or 5150's up front and 5100 in the rear?

I like the piggy back look, but I'm more concearned with the ride quality.

Any input would be great.

2001 Limited Excursion
4" Level Kit w/ 315/12.50/16 KM2'S
Isspro Performax Guages W under dash pod
38R
FFD 238/100's
T500 HPOP
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Foil delete
Dp F-6 w/ 9 tunes including stock
4" turbo back exhaust.........still w/ muffler
5" tip
S&B updated intake......
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anyone??????

2001 Limited Excursion
4" Level Kit w/ 315/12.50/16 KM2'S
Isspro Performax Guages W under dash pod
38R
FFD 238/100's
T500 HPOP
Sinister RR
Foil delete
Dp F-6 w/ 9 tunes including stock
4" turbo back exhaust.........still w/ muffler
5" tip
S&B updated intake......
HP Xover
6-Red LED's in cab
Edge Evolution for code reader
Prodigy brake controller
Jvc CD with amp and 10" Extant sub

Thanks for helpin since you know more than I!!
God Bless
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As far as Bilsteins go, I had them on my 01' Lightning & they were great.

I looked at Bilsteins for my EX, but they were $20-$25 more per shock so I put Monroe's on my mine and I am happy with the results.

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i have read this discussion numerous times with the outcome to be bilstein's. try shock warehouse. i believe them or someone else is a vendor on here. if you have money to spare i new new one's too.

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Its all in the valving not whether their are rez's or not.


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the 5100's is what i would put all the way around on your truck.... i have the 5150's and they are alright but the 5100's are a better choice for your application...

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If only they weren't yellow

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If only they weren't yellow
there only yellow for stock height trucks... anything over 2" they are billet
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Funny, i ordered mine for a 2.5 lifted front end and they sent me yellow with blue boots.

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Thanks Raul. Can you PM me a price on the 5100'S?? I have a 4" kit. The Pro comp ones on my truck seem too big?? There is only about 4" of compression shaft visible. Seems like it should be more?? Maybe that is why the rear blew a seal??

2001 Limited Excursion
4" Level Kit w/ 315/12.50/16 KM2'S
Isspro Performax Guages W under dash pod
38R
FFD 238/100's
T500 HPOP
Sinister RR
Foil delete
Dp F-6 w/ 9 tunes including stock
4" turbo back exhaust.........still w/ muffler
5" tip
S&B updated intake......
HP Xover
6-Red LED's in cab
Edge Evolution for code reader
Prodigy brake controller
Jvc CD with amp and 10" Extant sub

Thanks for helpin since you know more than I!!
God Bless
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