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post #1 of 2 Old 06-29-2010, 05:12 PM Thread Starter Fanatic
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Need some experience

I am in the market for shocks at the moment. I have a blown out shock and need some replacements sooner rather than later. I am thinking that a nitrogen shock is going to be the way to go. I pull trailers quite often, however when the truck is empty I am afraid the truck will ride like a rock.

I know everyone is going to jump on the Bilstein wagon... I am not really keen on dropping $300+ dollars on shocks. So they are really out of the question at this time.

I have looked at Rancho 9000xl, but I really dont want another thing to fiddle with as far as adjustment. I want a self adjusting shock that I can bolt on and go.

I have looked at the Procomp ES9000 and they seem to be ok. Has anyone used these? How do they hold up towing? How to they ride empty? I am leaning towards these for the price and immediate availability since 4wheel parts is just down the street.

Any others to consider?

2003 F-350
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Mods: AFE Stage II Intake, MBRP 4" Exhaust w/ 5" Tip, Reflex Shocks, Hidden Gooseneck Hitch, Prodigy P3, Ford APCM, ISSPRO Boost and Pyro, Marinco Mod, Foil Delete, Energy Suspension Bushings, Glowplug LED Mod, MAXX-Lift Leveling Kit, 285/75/16 Firestone Destination A/T's
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ive got the procomps on my truck now they was on there when i bought it they ride good to me for it bein lifted 4 inchs and the guy before me towed with it and so do ive hauled dozers , excavators , backhoes ive pulled up to about 23,000 or 24,000 behind it and they seem to hold up fine

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