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Billy 9300s

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by ToucanV13, Mar 11, 2010.

  1. Mar 11, 2010 at 5:05 AM
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    ToucanV13

    ToucanV13 [OP] You think I was rollin out here naked?

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    So I was searching the forums and internet for reviews on the Black Hawks and couldn't find too much information. Would those be comparable to some Kings or Icons? Curious if there are any reviews or are they just way too over the top unless I had the coin and not a care in the world? Talking about moderate wheeling but wouldn't mind hard stuff.
     
  2. Mar 11, 2010 at 10:03 AM
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    You couldn't fit them in your truck without spending about as much on custom fabrication as you would be on those shocks.

    Blackhawks are about the sickest shocks available but unless you're running 300+ mile races in the desert you'll never need them. Even with the racing it's unlikely that you wouldn't do just fine with far less shock.
     
  4. Mar 11, 2010 at 12:14 PM
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    mikesdoublecab

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    besides, you rock those, you will likely find your truck on jackstands and the shocks missing...
     
  5. Mar 11, 2010 at 8:29 PM
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    Thanks for the info guys. Wasn't really planning on it, just wanted to know the difference/how they compare to other set ups. If I ever do get them we'll make a run Mike and MJ! LOL:D
     
  6. Mar 11, 2010 at 8:31 PM
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    mikesdoublecab

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    for the sake of comparison, they are pretty much the equivalent to the 3.0 or 4.0 shocks from King...

    full on race application...
     
  7. Mar 12, 2010 at 4:34 AM
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  8. Mar 12, 2010 at 7:04 AM
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  9. Mar 12, 2010 at 8:23 AM
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    yep... you would use those for the rear if the truck was linked...

    also, those prices are likely per shock, so you are still paying well over $1,200 a pair...

    plus, i don't think those shocks come with the coil springs... you would need to buy two sets of springs per shock...
     
  10. Mar 12, 2010 at 7:31 PM
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    Damn that is craziness. Well for now I'll keep looking around. Maybe some day I can get a nice set up but for now I'll have to settle for 5100s when the stocks give out
     
  11. Mar 12, 2010 at 7:38 PM
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  12. Mar 12, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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    yeah but that shiz aint cheap either...
     
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