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Old 06-16-2011, 05:39 AM
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Thumbs up New shocks=New truck!!

I just changed my tired, worn out, original stock shocks to a set of new Bilsteins and a new steering stabilizer. What a difference! Now, even with the camper in the bed, it handles like a car. The ride has also improved significantly.
The old ones were the stock FX4 ones, the fake Rancho's. When I pulled them off, I could compress them with one hand pushing down. They were doing nothing but adding weight.
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Old 06-16-2011, 06:03 AM
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I changed my stockers to Bilsteins too. Couldn't be happier. And yeah, the stock steering stabilizer is junk!
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Old 06-16-2011, 06:11 AM
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I put the rancho rs5000 all around on mine and am thinking of changing to bilsteins, I might just put them on the front for now. Broke due to H&S and Flo-Pro
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Old 06-16-2011, 07:46 AM
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I sport the bilsein's also, and couldn't be happier with the improvement. Nice job!
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Old 06-16-2011, 11:06 AM
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I put Bilstein yellows on the truck at about 20K miles, and also a Rough Country dual stabilizer. Even at low mileage, really improved the ride and handling.
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Old 06-16-2011, 05:06 PM
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I just recently replaced my stock shocks and steering dampener all around. With 125,000 they were shot. It is a completely different vehicle now.
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Old 06-16-2011, 05:17 PM
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good info, i was thinking of going with bilstein's
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Old 06-16-2011, 06:00 PM
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What improvements are you guys seein with the upgraded/dual steering stabilizers? I dented my stabilizer slightly...
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Old 06-16-2011, 09:08 PM
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No wobble in the steering wheel and front end when hitting large bumps or potholes. Steering seems tighter too.
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Old 06-17-2011, 05:16 PM
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I put the rancho rs5000 all around on mine and am thinking of changing to bilsteins, I might just put them on the front for now. Broke due to H&S and Flo-Pro
Are you unhappy w/ the RS5000's?? Are the Bilsteins "that" much better?
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