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I have a question for all you suspension guys out there. I have an 18 F350 and I use my truck for work out here in the west Texas oil field. Anyway I was wondering what the best shock to run on my truck would be? I run a lot of lease roads and anyone not familiar with the oil field just think long (20-40 miles a day) dirt roads with a lot of washboarding. I would love something that might give me a little better ride but am aware that the truck is a one ton but definitely a good shock that will help me to keep from messing up my tires and help a little with ride quality.

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What do baja and pre-runner trucks run? How about all the boys running the fields with you?

I would suspect King reservoirs, unless you arent spending big boy money.

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OK, thanks for the info. To show my ignorance, what is the problem with 3 nipples...
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Carli Backcountry kit with custom valved 2.5 foxes and either deaver full leafs in the back or mini pack. . I could do 45 mph on lease roads sipping a coffee and not spill a drop...

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Let's start with this, are you looking to lift the truck or keep it stock height? A small, 2.5" lift is what we recommend to increase suspension travel.

Most of our oil-field customers spring for the Pintop System as the King 2.5" shocks in the kit are custom tuned to slay off-pavement while increasing predictability and comfort on-road.

This can be configured here: https://www.carlisuspension.com/ford...-system-1.html
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What do baja and pre-runner trucks run? How about all the boys running the fields with you?

I would suspect King reservoirs, unless you arent spending big boy money.

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Thanks for all the replies. I am looking to stay stock hight I tow a gooseneck and 5er when Iím home. Most people I know either lift there truck Which I donít want to do or are running company trucks and then donít care. I know shocks arenít going to let me run like Iím a half ton pre runner but I was hoping they would make a little better ride.


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Also this isnít a permanent deal for my truck. Iíll be doing this another year maybe a year and a half then back home and normal work hours.


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Sulastic springs combined with Fox or icon is your best bet. Sulastic will make a big difference in the hit. The shocks will help the rebounding controlled. I have icon front and fox rear. Both are excellent. Icon is a little cheaper and probably better.

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Also this isnít a permanent deal for my truck. Iíll be doing this another year maybe a year and a half then back home and normal work hours.


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Not much that you can do to improve overall ride quality at stock height. Especially if you are running washboards. You can swap out the junk factory shocks for some Fox 2.0's but don't expect a huge improvement.


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