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I'm wanting new shocks and steering stabilizers for my truck.

It has (according to the paperwork from dealer) a 5" procomp lift. So I don't know which shocks I need. I want all 4 plus steering stabilizers to match. It has Prococmp MX6's on front & back with dual procomp steer stab

Looking at Biltstiens unless the Icons are really worth the price difference.


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Both Icon and Bilsteins are very good shocks. Can't really go wrong either way.

All I'd need is some eye to eye measurements off of the stabilizers with the tires straight to ensure that we get you the correct ones :)
 

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Will do. I'll measure them this morn and get back to you


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Both Icon and Bilsteins are very good shocks. Can't really go wrong either way.

All I'd need is some eye to eye measurements off of the stabilizers with the tires straight to ensure that we get you the correct ones :)

They are 16" center of bolt hole to center of bolt hole each and 33 1/2 overall center of hole of one to center of hole of the other.



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16" eye to eye with the tires straight?

Hmm, shorter than most I'll have to check some specs on some more shocks.
 

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16" eye to eye with the tires straight?

Hmm, shorter than most I'll have to check some specs on some more shocks.




you were talking about the steering stabs, right?
 

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Could it be the brackets that the procomps use?

Do they have a biltein set that has brackets with it? How hard are they to install?
 

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Could it be the brackets that the procomps use?

Do they have a biltein set that has brackets with it? How hard are they to install?

Yep, brackets set the length.

Just wanted to verify that the tires were straight when you got the 16" measurement.

Let me check some more shock specs and see if Icon or Bilstein has some shocks that will work with your current brackets.
 

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If you could, fully turn the wheels to one direction and measure eye to eye on both stabilizer shocks (one will be extended and one will be compressed).
 

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If you could, fully turn the wheels to one direction and measure eye to eye on both stabilizer shocks (one will be extended and one will be compressed).
Will do.

But it will be tomm morning. The wife's already in bed and I dont want to fire my truck up and get the dogs barking.


Sorry about my spelling in the previous post. :doh:
 

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Measurements with wheels turned to the left are 18 3/4 and 13 1/4.

Here's a pic (with wheels turned left) to show you the brackets, etc.



 

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Alright, let me check if we have a Bilstein that will work with that setup.....none of the Icons will work with those dimensions.
 

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Anybody wanna sell some shocks???????????

How bout just the shocks. I'll worry about the stabs later.
 
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