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Old 01-13-2008, 01:53 PM
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What can I do to decrease the bumpyness of my ride???

This May sound like a dumb question but I was thinking of getting new shocks for my truck in sig to make it ride better and I was told a lift will only make the ride worse in most cases for what I can afford. I was just wondering what are best shocks for my truck and also what other thing can I do that are cheap to improve my ride. Keep in mind I'm a student I'm try to become an ASE certified diesel tech.

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Old 01-13-2008, 02:05 PM
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you could add weight but that is still going to use fuel. it is a truck and the ride does suck but the cool factor trumps it.
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true but it there anyway to make it less so...and will the shock make a big enough difference to be worth it...because I believe my truck is still using the equitment its been using for 162,988 miles lol. I don't know whether that is a good or a bad thing?

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if your not going to lift it or lower it anytime soon and those are the originals then yes go get some shocks.
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Ok thanks but i'm wonder what shocks are good???

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Old 01-13-2008, 03:01 PM
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If your looking for a decent ride, standard Carquest or Napa shocks are good. If you want a firmer ride you can go with after market like Rancho, Skyjacker, Superlift,Fabtec, Trailmaster....... take your pick.
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I am going to get a set of bilstein's when i get a chance. They seem to be a pretty good riding shock.
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I've had Bilsteins on all of my cars and have been satisfied with them...but the thing is im not sure whether they are gonna be just as good on my truck

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That Lawnmower need nitrous!!!
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