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Old 11-25-2012, 11:50 AM
attworth attworth is offline
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Default Coilover rear shocks - which new shocks?

The rear of my truck has a coilover shock set up. I'd like to replace the shocks because they're a bit squishy, but I'd like to keep the coilovers. I can't seem to find these anywhere and I'm not sure what to replace the shocks with. Any ideas short of taking them to the parts store and hoping they can help?

Edit: Here's a picture. Can't find any markings or labels on them either.

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Old 11-25-2012, 12:45 PM
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Who ever put that in is a fucking idiot..

To the OP, I would just put normal shocks back in, unless you do some serious offroading or haul some seriously heavy shit.


Just my two cents.



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Old 11-25-2012, 12:49 PM
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Default Re: Coilover rear shocks - which new shocks?

Over load shocks they arnt needed and your just wasting your $

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Old 11-25-2012, 12:57 PM
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Default Re: Coilover rear shocks - which new shocks?

I see.. I thought I could just replace the shocks and keep the springs.

Thanks for the input guys, looks like new standard shocks are in the works.
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Old 11-25-2012, 12:59 PM
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I see.. I thought I could just replace the shocks and keep the springs.

Thanks for the input guys, looks like new standard shocks are in the works.
Nope. Its all one peice.

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Old 11-25-2012, 06:08 PM
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Default Re: Coilover rear shocks - which new shocks?

Those things suck. Buy some real shocks, those also are not considered coilovers...
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