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Old 06-16-2012, 04:12 PM
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Best shocks

What is everyone using, how do you like them?
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Old 06-16-2012, 04:19 PM
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A lot of guys on here like the Blistin 5100s, reasonably priced and look very nice and hol dup well. I believe the also have a good warrantee.

I have run Rancho RS5000s and now I have ProComp ES9000 on my truck now. They are both good but not comparable to Blistin's.

You also can't go wrong with Fox or Icon
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Old 06-16-2012, 06:23 PM
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This time i wanted to try something different and went with the Rancho
7000's. So far so good.
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Old 06-17-2012, 03:45 AM
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My truck is not lifted, but I use the Bilstein 5100's (fronts work fine with shock made for 2.5" lift, on stock ride height). My feeling is if I level the truck, as I plan, I can use the same shocks.

The 5100 is a heavy duty shock made for lifted vehicles, it's a great shock, it really controls the suspension over bumps, and tames the action of my 8k travel trailer down the road. I'm so sold on Bilstein, I put a set of Sports on my DD 2010 Ford Fusion at 30K miles, it totally transformed the car, it feels like a nice European sport sedan now.

They are pricey, shop around, also replace the steering damper, Bilstein makes a 5100 series damper as well.
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Old 06-17-2012, 08:03 AM
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What should we expect to pay?
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Old 06-17-2012, 04:45 PM
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Probably $75 to 100 per shock.
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Old 06-17-2012, 04:47 PM
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Bilstein 5100's here also and they do awesome. I lucked up and got them on sale buy three get one free.
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Old 06-17-2012, 06:31 PM
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This is where I purchased mine: Bilstein Monotube Shock Absorbers and Struts for 2006 FORD F-250 SUPER DUTY | AJUSA.com
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Old 06-17-2012, 06:37 PM
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How is the highway ride/ off road ride with these?
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Old 06-17-2012, 07:11 PM
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Monroe Reflex ride great and are cheap.
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