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post #1 of 9 Old 03-29-2012, 11:23 AM Thread Starter
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Leveling Kit Shocks...

So, when I installed my leveling kit. it came with these shock brackets to keep the factory shocks. Well, they started popping and making noise so I yanked them out. But stock shocks only have like an inch of travel. What shocks do you guys recommend? Thinking bilsteins just didn't know what kind? Size? and other info



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Most of the time people run the 5100 series. They sell shocks for stock to 2" of lift, 2" to 4" and so on. Best prices I have seen have been at shock warehouse and they have 5 and I think 10% coupons online. I haven't checked with vendors but I guess they would price match

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My stock shocks took a c..p after 4,000 miles when i installed 35'' Toyos. Just ordered 3'' lift kit with bilstein shocks for under $400 extra
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What leveling kit did you use?

2012 F-250 6.7L 4x4 Lariat CCSB, Titan 51gal, BDS 4" kit with Fox Shox, Toyo AT II 35/12.50R20, Ranch Hands front and rear

2007 F-150 King Ranch 4x4 2" Autospring, Bilstein 5100s on all four corners. Nitto A/T 285s.

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My stock shocks took a c..p after 4,000 miles when i installed 35'' Toyos. Just ordered 3'' lift kit with bilstein shocks for under $400 extra
which kit?
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I am also interested in the leveling kit as I'm looking at doing the same. thanks Steve
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When I had a leveling kit, I just left the factory shocks in, no extenders. No problems.

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Just thru bilsteins on my truck. Can really tell difference in the ride up front



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Getting a kit thats complete for the lift..is important ...
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