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Old 10-10-2010, 11:05 AM
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No lift but need new shocks....opinions?

Just wondering what brands people went with when replacing your stock shocks and what you think of them after install. Not looking to do a lift but so many brands not sure what to go with. My truck is an FX4 so it had the Ranchos, would like to try something different.
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Old 10-10-2010, 12:23 PM
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You cant go wrong with a set of Bilstein shocks. Many on here run them.
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Old 10-11-2010, 11:17 AM
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X2..std yellow and blue HO's or we can get you silver ones.

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i was also interested in looking at shocks but im guessing it makes a difference since i have a snow plow on the front
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Bilsteins will still be a great choice, did you get the taller snow plow package front coils?
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I am in the same boat now. I have one out now, but plan on upgrading them all so my wife and daughter aren't as uncomfortable. We bounce along the highway in the long bed, and momma isn't diggin it.

Didn't know where to even look, have the stock Rancho's now, but definitely want to upgrade.

Is there a specific Bilstein model to look at?

(Don't mean to hijack the thread, just curious)
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ya i got the whole snow plow and heavy service front suspension package and the front end rides like crap
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Unless you plow often you could get the std front coils..their cheap. Other option is some Icon 2.5" coils, will drop more than the springs you have but should still work for you. Better shocks than the std Ford's will always help also check your tire pressure..get as low as you can will help the ride quality
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Love my Bilstein 5100's
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Old 10-12-2010, 04:39 PM
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I run ProComp MX6 shocks on my FX4. They ride pretty nice and have some adjustment.
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