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2500 hd Shocks - KYB Monomax or Bilstein

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by Zrxpilot, Aug 11, 2015.

  1. Zrxpilot

    Zrxpilot Member
    Messages: 34

    Have 05 2500 HD 8' std cab with an 8.1/Allison. Timbrens, torsion bars cranked up. 8.6 western v.

    Installed KYB Monomax shocks last year. They are holding up well but I am looking for something that still holds the weight but rides better. They ride a little stiffer than my liking.

    Thinking maybe moving to Bilstein 5100's but a search revealed some think they ride stiff. Exactly how they compare to the KYB shocks is unknown. I would hate to blow 300.00 on shocks only to end up with the same ride I had before.

    Anyone have a comparison to share?
     
  2. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,511

    Shocks don't carry weight, unless it's a coilover.
     
  3. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,949

    Why waste the money? It's a truck, not a caddy.