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post #1 of 11 Old 03-05-2012, 11:35 AM Thread Starter
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Bilstein 5100's

Who's running em and where'd you buy em? Been searching online but I've never heard of half the stores that came up in the search.. just kinda iffy on giving my money away.. also wanting to find the best deal too!

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I believe I purchased mine from the guys at Top Gunz Customs, a sponsor on here!
4 Bilstein Shocks 99-04 Ford Super Duty F250/F350 4x4 4-6" Lift @Top Gun Customz
That set should work for you! (if you are in fact implying for your sig of a 4" lift with a leaf spring front end truck!)
Or Maybe I got mine from Truck Toyz Performance? I don't recall 100% but I have both of them saved in my "favorites" and both are sponsors here!
Fronts for you!
Bilstein 5100 - 3"-6" Front Lift Dual Shock Application - 1999-2004 Superduty 4wd - 5100 Series (Lifted Applications) - Truck Toyz Store
Rears for you!
Bilstein 5100 - 4"-6" Rear Lift Application - 1999-2004 Superduty 4wd - 5100 Series (Lifted Applications) - Truck Toyz Store

Hope that helps you out some! I'm sure there are many others, but those are just two companies that I have had good experiences with on here!


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Thanks! This is the type of stuff i'm looking for! Topguncustoms has a pretty good package deal on that.

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NO problem!


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You can also try Cary at CT performance he is a sponsor as well and has some great prices 775 835-3569
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I have them on my SRW truck. Got them with the 4.5" Icon lift. ride well.

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I'm running them and I like them. People complain that they ride too rough on a leaf spring suspension...But it's a truck. I got my from Shockwarehouse who is also a vendor through the org.


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Awesome! Thanks for all the info! I'll be calling around and checking all the places tomorrow.

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Any shock will ride hard on a truck that uses leaf springs front and rear. Its just the way they are designed.

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I also went through Cary at CT Performance.... I bought all of my suspension from him, and I would definitely recommend him. Great to deal with all the way around

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