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post #1 of 5 Old 08-27-2018, 06:21 PM Thread Starter
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Im looking new shocks for my lifted excursion. What shocks are you guys running? I have searched and see lots of options for stock and f-250 but no so much lifted Ex. Also, is the shock the same for 250 and excursion?

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I am not lifted and still running stock shocks, but I can give you my opinion!

Excursions sit on a F250 platform, so shocks should be similar if not the same. If you are 4wd you will have way more options than us 2wheelers. Most of the big names - are that for a reason - great product and (sometimes) not so great prices. Never searched for lift shocks, but Bilstein always show up.

I would check out 4wheel parts, Summit, etc. There is a vendor here that may pop up, but it's been a minute since your post. I think his name is Cary/Corey with CNC Fab. Should be able to help better than me.


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Front shocks are the same as an f250, rears are not. Fox gets my vote for shocks.

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I think the stock f250 sits 2" higher than a stock 4x4 X so would think a shorter shock is needed.
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Find out the brand of lift kit you have installed currently, call the maker and ask them for the length of the front and rear shocks usually they give you 2-3 lengths.

extended, collapsed, and static. Then find a good quality pair, rancho, pro comp, fox, bilstien blah blah and order the length you need for the front/rear.

*be advised shocks will not help ride quality very much at all. It will help keep tires wearing evenly by reducing air time tires have on bumpy roads but the front/rear springs are the BIGGEST influence you have on ride quality. Shocks help but even installing super overpriced fox units will not improve the ride drastically etc.

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