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post #1 of 35 Old 10-18-2011, 01:28 PM Thread Starter
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Best shocks for stock height truck?

I need to get some shocks ordered for my truck. I REALLY want to leave it at the stock height. There are lots more choices if I go up to a leveling kit, but I like it at the height its sitting at now.

Suggestions, ideas, pictures, or sources would be great.

And to be clear up front.... NO BILSTEINS WILL BE GOING ON MY TRUCK!!!! Been there, done that, hated them, and sold them lol.

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Monroe Reflex's from O'reilly ride good and they have a lifetime warranty. Had rancho's before switching.
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Was really trying to find something a little more performance based.

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Call offroad design they can help you with valving to your liking on a couple of different brands. They do sell bilsteins, but they can get you set up w/ sway a way's or kings as well.

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Yeah I remembered you mentioning them when we met up that day. But couldn't remember their name lol. Thanks

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Try ProComp MX-6 or Rancho RS9000XL, or Fox for some kick *** performance off road.

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cant go wrong with fox or king
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Bilsteins, Fox, Kings, Icons Pure etc..no huge difference its all in the valving..if all were valved the same you would never tell any differance..valving is whaat counts, larger the shock body the finer-quicker the shock can react..if the manufactor takes advantage of the additional room ..
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bilstein all the way. Best bang for the buck. Unless you want to spend 2k on shocks.

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bilstein all the way. Best bang for the buck. Unless you want to spend 2k on shocks.
Talking with King as we speak!

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