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buying shocks, what should i get!?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Yota_dvl, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. Oct 5, 2009 at 1:38 PM
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    Yota_dvl

    Yota_dvl [OP] Well-Known Member

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    SAS KIT - trail-gear 5" lift alcan springs greasable shackels gears front 410 rear 411 Kicker subs 3,000 mile drive to Alaska, 3,000 back "Mod" rear diff breather
    I'm replacing my shocks this friday, PAYDAY :) but need some help -
    So I've read here and there and a lot of people are sayin the 5100's but I know there's others that are out there that'd work...?
    - Let alone let me explain the truck, I KNOW I NEED rear but probably going to replace front shocks as well - Truck is off road more than on paved road, so i dont want cheap o brand one size fits all type o bull shit - I some what carry loads in back of truck but nothin i know it can't handle and tow crap here and there as well. - oh and it has 2.5" spacer lift, with 285/75/16 tires if that matters...

    IMPUT FOR IDEA's PLEASE - FRONT & REAR
     
  2. Oct 5, 2009 at 1:41 PM
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    Hoyal

    Hoyal Whiskey bent and hell bound.

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    Im going with 5100's here shortly because they seem to come highly recommended by the people to TW but I have an 07.
     
  3. Oct 5, 2009 at 1:47 PM
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    gupster88

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    bilstein 5100's end of discussion. you can get a set of four from downsouthmotorsports for about $282 with our TW discount. nothing else compares my friend.
     
  4. Oct 5, 2009 at 1:57 PM
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    roxspin72

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  5. Oct 5, 2009 at 2:00 PM
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    thread can be closed now
     
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