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Question Best Shocks?

In the market for some new shocks for my F250 and need some feedback on who makes the best. I got a 4" lift now and im using Ranchos. Whats the best money can buy and then what are some cheaper but good quality.

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I have ProComp MX6's and really like them. My Brother is running Rancho RS9000 with the MyRide setup with his 4" lift and he like his. A lot of people like Bilsteins. You are going to get a lot of different opinions on this topic.


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The Bils are probably the best at the lower price. Then there is Fox and King, maybe Radflow. All depends on your wallet and what you really want. Icon's are affordable and will give you a great ride too.
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Where is the best place to buy Icon shocks from?

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Check with some of our supporting vendors. DCSpecial can for sure, Raul at Stealth probably, Top Gun Customs. Or check the classified section. I just got a set of Icon shocks and 4.5" springs with 5k miles for a bit less than half price there.
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