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Best place to buy shocks???

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by 90 Weight, Mar 6, 2007.

  1. 90 Weight

    90 Weight

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    I need new shocks....the PO had rancho 5000's and they are shot....From what I have heard I want to go with bilstiens....

    where is the best place to get em online?

    and what model bilsteins will be best suited for my rig?
     
  2. Fast Eddy

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    I've got 'em on my stock-height 40. I don't know which ones you'd need with a 4" lift. I will say that I'm happy with my CCOT HFS steering stabilizer. I'd probably give their shocks a try if you can't figure out or afford bilsteins. I've also heard that auto parts gabriels are pretty good. I'd stay away from Rancho unless you're going all the way with their adjustable 9000s and all the accessories, but even then probably not.

    edit: A thread with Bilstein part #s: https://forum.ih8mud.com/showthread.php?t=138962&highlight=bilstein+lift
     
  3. John Smith

    John Smith In the garage

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    www.eshocks.com

    No one could beat them on price with shipping a year ago. They shipped mine fast and what I ordered. Two time customer and would use again. Can't help you with shocks for your application except use the table on the Website and measure your truck. That is what I did for my SOA. I really like my Bilstein 5100s.
     
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  4. mr_manny

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    Have you thought about 5125s?
    5125s are the generic length 10" 12" 14" travel that have the 255/70 valving, just like the 5150s. So basically there is no difference besides extra oil capacity, between the 5150s and 5125s which are the generic 5100s.

    Try shaffers offroad on the board...great service and prices :D
     
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    Gabriels arent bad?? hmmm I know they stock those at auto zone...
     
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    polypro BBCS shocks, things are the shiz, valved for leaf springs
     
  7. PabloCruise

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    Not sure about polypro - thanks nutley!

    I got doetsc tech from Summit - they were pretty reasonable...