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After Market shocks

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by WALKERS, Jan 8, 2007.


    WALKERS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    I am about to replace my factory shocks on my F250 diesel I dont need no super Rancho
    hybrid steroid shock LOL. Looking for suggestons or comments.
    Thanks in advance:waving:
  2. Vaughn Schultz

    Vaughn Schultz PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,565

    What year is your truck ? I am in the same boat as you I have a 1996 F-250 7.3

    WALKERS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    It is a 2004 I wont something with some @$$ but not all the bells and whistles.:nono:
    Didn't you just get back from CO great job out there.
  4. Oshkosh

    Oshkosh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,655

    A mechanic friend swears by...

    A life long Mechanic buddy who appreciates quality really likes the KYB line of shocks.He had a set on his 1988 F350 diesel and pretty much everything else he owned...
  5. Midwest BuildIt Inc

    Midwest BuildIt Inc PlowSite.com Addict
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  6. Proscapez LLC

    Proscapez LLC Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    If you get Bistien's they have a lifetime warranty, if you buy them aftermarket.
    but as a factory option they are covered under your truck warranty.
    And I doubt you'll ever replace them.

    I was going to replace mine at 10 years old with, 170,000 miles on them. My factory bilsteins were better then the new ranchos I had bought. So I put them back on and got my money back, I'm still running them today.

    If you want to do some jumping in your truck look at some Fox nitrogen shocks but expect to pay $1k a corner. LOL

    Last edited: Jan 8, 2007
  7. oldmankent

    oldmankent PlowSite.com Addict
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  8. 85F150

    85F150 Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    Yep, go for the best.

    There's almost no competition to bilsteins.

    BTW all of rancho's lineup of their shocks blow balls.

    WALKERS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    Where can I find these Bilsteins guys?
    Thanks in advance
  10. Proscapez LLC

    Proscapez LLC Senior Member
    Messages: 293