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Old 10-28-2009, 10:44 PM
arbgood arbgood is offline
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Exclamation What are the best Shocks ?

I just Got a 1999 Ford Ranger and it rides nice but to bumpy, I want to

replace the shocks? what do you think, Monroe, Rancho are some brand Im looking for? and when do I replace the timming belt?

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Old 10-28-2009, 10:52 PM
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timing belt is every 100,000 miles. and i have ranchos on my truck and they great shocks. i should of broke them by now. with 4 jumps on them. not little jumps either and they are just fine stiff a little but i like the 4x4 feel in a 2wd lol
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Old 10-28-2009, 11:14 PM
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I've heard nothing but good things about Bilsteins on Rangers, I'm running a set and I'm happy with them.
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Old 10-28-2009, 11:34 PM
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I've heard nothing but good things about Bilsteins on Rangers, I'm running a set and I'm happy with them.
I second that. They are great
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Old 10-29-2009, 03:43 AM
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+3 on Bilsteins.
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Old 10-29-2009, 07:21 AM
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I am personally a fan of KYB shocks. Not too stiff, but not too spongy.
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Old 10-29-2009, 07:54 AM
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im with john i like the kyb's...
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Old 10-30-2009, 01:57 PM
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Old 10-30-2009, 02:11 PM
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Im gonna be adding some Bilstein soon to my truck

All the newer rangers come with Rancho shocks
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Old 10-30-2009, 03:29 PM
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rancho rs 5000 on mine and i have no complaints...
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Old 06-12-2012, 04:15 PM
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Default Re: What are the best Shocks ?

I have a '99 with maxed tbars, which shocks would be the best for off roading? I need them to be longer to take up the space given by the t bars. Ive heard alot of good about bilsteins... which model is best for the rangers?
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Old 06-12-2012, 04:21 PM
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Go with High pressure gas.
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Old 06-12-2012, 04:35 PM
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I've heard nothing but good things about Bilsteins on Rangers, I'm running a set and I'm happy with them.
I fourth this, i just picked up a set of new bilstines because my 10 year old ones are all rusty and well, just need to be replaced.

Bilsteins are great.

The model that fits the ranger are called the B6 HD
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im with john i like the kyb's...
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I fourth this, i just picked up a set of new bilstines because my 10 year old ones are all rusty and well, just need to be replaced.

Bilsteins are great.

The model that fits the ranger are called the B6 HD
Is that the only model for rangers? I am looking for an extended shock because of my torsion crank.
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