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Old 04-19-2011, 10:02 AM
Fightinirish157 Fightinirish157 is offline
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Arrow Need New Shocks...

Okay, its been 11 years and I am finally tired of bouncing, I have babied my truck from day one...First Owner got it with 0.3 miles on it...Well to be honest I don't know much about anything when it comes to shocks and such...I'm just looking for some good one that don't cost my left nut, and will help my ride... Thanks!
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Old 04-19-2011, 10:18 AM
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Default Re: Need New Shocks...

everyone i had asked suggested monroe shocks. definitely a better ride than my stock shocks that had blown out and let me bounce like yours did.

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Old 04-19-2011, 10:23 AM
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Default Re: Need New Shocks...

Thanks I will check into those and let you know if I will buy yours!
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Old 04-19-2011, 10:56 AM
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Default Re: Need New Shocks...

look for ProComp shocks,

i prefer Blisteins or Rancho's myself, but they will castrate you.
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Old 04-19-2011, 11:01 AM
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Default Re: Need New Shocks...

Monroe shock are good. As long as you are not doing anything major they will work great for you and help your ride.
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Old 04-19-2011, 11:30 AM
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I like the gabriel shocks myself. Advanced auto sells monroe brand and the light truck/SUV yellow shocks are straight JUNK! They are literally 1/2 the diameter of the gabriels and can be pushed down by my daughter. I got the ultra on the rear and pro I think on the front. Fronts are black and rears are white. I also put the gabriel ultra on my expedition, front, that replaced the factory air shocks, they are fantastic on the front.
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Old 04-19-2011, 11:41 AM
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Default Re: Need New Shocks...

I recommend Blisteins
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Old 04-19-2011, 02:02 PM
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Bilstiens, Ranchos, and Pro-Comps for sure.
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Old 04-19-2011, 02:08 PM
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Default Re: Need New Shocks...

Ok, I have done some searching I think I want to go with Ranchos now, is there a Rancho that will give it a little lift, and not make it looks weird with the stock tires, or should I just go for a straight swap without trying to get a little lift? thanks for all the input....
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Old 04-19-2011, 02:18 PM
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Shocks won't lift your truck
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