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American made version of the Billstein 5100's

I was going to replace my shocks with 5100's but found out they are made in Germany. My mindset in EVERYTHING I buy is first try to see if an American made product exists first. Is there any shocks that are similar that are made in the USA?

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If more people would get that mind set America would be better off. I too would like to know if their is such a beast and will also say Id throw the our good neighbors to the North a bone and say Id by a Canada shock as second choice....
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Fox and King shocks are made locally...... but they are far more expensive....
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He's right Fox is pricey, but man, they are smooth!!! German shocks are better than Chinese any day.

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He's right Fox is pricey, but man, they are smooth!!! German shocks are better than Chinese any day.
I agree! But i would like to support American products when possible Raul how much for the fox and king shocks for my truck stock height?

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I agree! But i would like to support American products when possible Raul how much for the fox and king shocks for my truck stock height?
without a reservoir right?

something like this would be about 120 bucks each http://www.transamericanwholesale.co...rtNo=FOX&w=380
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He's right Fox is pricey, but man, they are smooth!!! German shocks are better than Chinese any day.
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No one can buy all American only everything today but thanks for trying!....FYI all Aftermarket quality shocks except the #5100's will only have a 90-1 year warrenty..
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I thought Bilstien had a plant in Ohio. Parts are made in Germany but assembled in USA.


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