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Rancho Quick lift shocks?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by tacomakid96, Mar 22, 2010.

  1. Mar 22, 2010 at 3:28 PM
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    Has anyone used these or heard anything good or bad about these shocks? I got a buddy who said a rep from rancho is metting with him tomorrow and he can get me these for dirt cheap, and my truck would be his test truck for his shop "as far as the shocks go," They are a remote shock that can be adjusted from inside the truck, let me know what you all think.

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  2. Mar 22, 2010 at 4:06 PM
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    I couldnt get the link to the site but the lift allows for 33's.
     
  3. Mar 22, 2010 at 4:15 PM
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    Looks like a cool idea. It would be nice to level out the rig under different loads or rake the front down for a long highway drive.

    Put em on, tell us what you think.
     
  4. Mar 22, 2010 at 4:21 PM
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    Whoops, I thought they were 'on the fly' height adjustment.

    Anyway, put'em on and tell us what you think.
     
  5. Mar 22, 2010 at 4:54 PM
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    Ya hes gona call me tomorrow and let me know if he gets a test pair for his shop. I think it would be cool to be able to lift and bring my truck down. Even though I would probably just set it at like 1.5 inches and throw some 32's on.
     
  6. Mar 22, 2010 at 5:00 PM
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    You can run 32s with no lift at all.
     
  7. Mar 22, 2010 at 5:08 PM
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    No my fronts will rub pretty bad. The dumbass I bought my truck from put wide wheels on I rub 31's on a sharp turn right now.
     
  8. Mar 22, 2010 at 5:09 PM
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    They look like Rancho's version of the Bilstein 5100 front adjustables and they cost the same per Summit Racing's website. Also typical of Bilstein, Summit says, "Allow 8 to 10 weeks for delivery."

    The nice thing is it says that Rancho is offering a $100 Visa gift card if you buy four of them.
     
  9. Mar 22, 2010 at 5:20 PM
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    Whoops, just noticed - first gen. Disregard. I don't know shit about gen 1s.
     
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    Hahaha thats fine bro I dont know squat about 2 gens
     
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    Does anyone have this setup? I think its fairly new.
     
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    The Ranchos are over double the cost of the 5100s.
     
  13. Mar 22, 2010 at 6:34 PM
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    It's really new. I also read that they are in fact adjustable with either a 9 position knob or their in cab MyRide remote adjustment controller.

    It says on the '05-'10 application that the lift is 1.25 inches. I don't know if this is the minimum or the maximum that the shock lifts.
     
  14. Mar 22, 2010 at 6:37 PM
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    You're right Hacksaw, They are listed as $199 each on Summit Racing's website.
     
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    Still don't know anything about this setup, but I have a buddy that swears the Rancho 9000's made the ride in his Jeep 100% better. Personally I'd rather not have to adjust my shocks but it is pretty cool to have the option.

    Plus if you can get them "dirt cheap" do it.
     
  16. Mar 22, 2010 at 6:44 PM
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    On first gens it says it was designed for 33/10.5 tires and I dont have that much info on this setup set im gona go down and talk with the rancho rep tomorrow as well
     
  17. Mar 22, 2010 at 7:00 PM
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    If you can get them really cheap I'll drive over to Eastern WA to pick up a set from you. Just tell them that you have a 2nd Gen demo as well.
     
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    Will do man
     
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