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Best Rear Shocks

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Tepidy, Dec 8, 2010.

  1. Dec 8, 2010 at 1:56 AM
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    Tepidy

    Tepidy [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What do you guys think the best rear shocks are that will be good for both on road and off road use. I was looking at Icon,King,Fox or billies 5100's.
     
  2. Dec 22, 2016 at 9:04 PM
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    fitogarza17

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  3. Dec 22, 2016 at 9:07 PM
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    RigginsTaco

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    Depending on money wise it's going to go in this order kings, fox, icon, Ome, bilsteins
     
  4. Dec 22, 2016 at 9:15 PM
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    techride

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    Kings, because you didn't specify budget.
     
  5. Dec 22, 2016 at 9:16 PM
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    Midnighttaco08

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    Kings or fox

    Best ride on and off-road. I have fox 2.0 with dakars right now and love them.
     
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  6. Dec 22, 2016 at 9:17 PM
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    RigginsTaco

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    You got the 2.0 with the reservoir? I'm installing mine next week with my all pro pack
     
  7. Dec 22, 2016 at 9:19 PM
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    rmepilot

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  8. Dec 22, 2016 at 9:20 PM
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    Some Bubble Gum and Duct-Tape IG** Midnighttaco03 Camburg uni-ball UCA w/ CO Rear Dakar with Fox 2.0 bottom overload removed GG G3D radius bar 50" roof mount GG G3 straight 32" front valence Rago fab bed clamp pod mounts 2 GG amber pod rear OTRATTW custom switch panel in sunglass holder K&N cold air Gibson exhaust Alpine INA-W900 head Mr. Marv box and amp rack IDQ-10 - Interfire Mono Focal fx45 component front Alpine type S Co-ax rear Homer taco TRD Grill GG LED low/high beam TRD seat covers OEM bed mat Weathertech floor mats with replacement TRD-OR decals Weathertech in-channel vents GG Flush mount pod replament fog light kit GG green ditch mount 3x2 pods Fog lights anytime Tailgate hoseclamp mod LED dome light LED map lights LED reverse lights LED license lights Rear window decals: Mall rated, Tacomaworld.com, U-Haul power tow, soundtech, mammoth.
    Yep. Awesome ride :thumbsup:

    Throw some pics up when you get them installed!
     
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  9. Dec 23, 2016 at 7:51 AM
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    TaylorU

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    Seconded! Honestly OP, you're really only gonna get opinions on what people think is best which is what they run on their own vehicle. We all chose our suspension because we believe that brand is best. I really do think that either ADS or King is the best though. Fox or Icon would be third/fourth or maybe some other smaller brands.

    See here for more on ADS: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/ads-off-road-racing-shocks-information-pictures.341630/
     
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  10. Dec 23, 2016 at 7:59 AM
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  11. Dec 23, 2016 at 11:46 AM
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    Any of the higher end rebuildable revalveable shocks will outride 5100s or omes. a few choices are fox, ads, icon, SAW, radflow, king, bilstein (higher end models like 7100 or 9100), walker evans, F.O.A., etc. Alot of these offer custom valving when buying aswell.
     
  12. Dec 23, 2016 at 1:41 PM
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    Out of all you listed I only have personal experience with Bilsteins. I know they can be custom valved, but I think they are a great upgrade from a factory shock while still being on a budget. They made my 3/4 ton GMC ride like a half ton. I'm talking about the 5100s. I know the other brands are probably better, but for the price Bilstiens aren't a bad option.
     
  13. Mar 2, 2017 at 11:42 AM
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    I currently have 5100's in front with 886's. In the rear only a 1.5' block and the Trd Off Road package billies ( which as a result have lost compression). Im looking forward to adding some rear shocks that can compliment what I have in front. With a budget of < $400.
     
  14. Mar 2, 2017 at 11:43 AM
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    Just get 5100s for the rear.
     
  15. Mar 2, 2017 at 12:09 PM
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  16. Mar 2, 2017 at 1:47 PM
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    HolyHandGrenade

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    I'm redoing my lift and going with ADS FWIW.

    Also an ADS and a King GB going on right now.
     
  17. Mar 2, 2017 at 2:04 PM
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    yea, figure the 12" shock should work ok
     
  20. Mar 2, 2017 at 2:13 PM
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    Using a shock relocation as well too I hope right? Otherwise 12" is much too big for stock.
     
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