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Hey ive got an o7 250 with a rough country 6inch lift on it. its just a loud and rough lift. I was wondering if anyone has swapped out the coils and used some icon coils? How do these coils ride. Also i have the stock rough country shocks and was wonderin how much of a difference a set of the monotube bilstiens would make? Any help be great thanks
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bilstiens are definitely worth while only shock I will run.

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Hey ive got an o7 250 with a rough country 6inch lift on it. its just a loud and rough lift. I was wondering if anyone has swapped out the coils and used some icon coils? How do these coils ride. Also i have the stock rough country shocks and was wonderin how much of a difference a set of the monotube bilstiens would make? Any help be great thanks
Bilsteins will make a big difference in how your truck rides. I'd do that first. If you still aren't happy find a progressive rate spring to swap in.

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bilstiens are definitely worth while only shock I will run.
What about Fox and King. I would run those over the Bils if cost wasn't an issue.

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What about Fox and King. I would run those over the Bils if cost wasn't an issue.
Mainly for looks. I have ran them all. For the price you can't beat the billy's.


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Your truck will also ride better with 4 link arms...
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the four link bars help with ride?
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also which bilstiens do you recomend. Are the 100 dollar ones any good or is it worth it to spend more on the reserviors? also what valving is best for ride quality?
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you dont need resivior shocks for the street. i run bilsteins valved by icon and they ride great. they are also paired with their sprigs. i would personally go with the icon shocks

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All the above just to haul the 900hp street mustang
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