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what are best replacement shocks equal or better to stock quality?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Logan22, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. Oct 25, 2012 at 1:09 PM
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    Logan22

    Logan22 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I dont want a lift or anything. Just a nice ride. I have 144,000 on my 2006 sr5 trd 4x4. I've heard alot about bilstein and eibach...is one better than the other? I pull a trailer every week with a zero turn mower and two push mowers and I've noticed ride quality isn't as good as it used to be a while ago. Are the shocks the only thing that should need to be replaced?

    Any help is greatly appreciated
     
  2. Oct 25, 2012 at 1:11 PM
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    krimson

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    Buy A set of 5100s and set them to the 0" setting.
     
  3. Oct 25, 2012 at 1:13 PM
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    Hiatt1991

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    If you tow, id look into getting a new leafpack.
     
  4. Oct 25, 2012 at 1:15 PM
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    +1 on the 5100's. They aren't that much more expensive than the common brands and are worlds apart.

    You might want to check your rear leaf springs.
     
  5. Oct 25, 2012 at 1:16 PM
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    zacksblacktaco

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    i think OME makes a set or replacement nitrogen shocks.
    someone correct me if im wrong
     
  6. Oct 25, 2012 at 1:22 PM
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    krimson

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    Yes, but he is looking to keep the truck at stock height.. So I think he'd be better off just buying 5100s front and rear :)




    And X2 buying a new leaf pack.
     
  7. Oct 25, 2012 at 1:27 PM
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    btw i have a stock leaf pack with 45k on them.
    ive never been off roading and they had a 2inch add a leaf in them for like 10k miles.
    pm me if your interested
     
  8. Oct 25, 2012 at 1:43 PM
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    Wishbone Runner

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    Best is subjective, and better than stock opens basically every shock made. Give the MT thread a read, I just finished all 365+ pages and learned quite a bit.
     
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