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front shocks

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by overtime, Jan 16, 2010.

  1. overtime

    overtime Senior Member
    Messages: 153

    I'm planning to put new shocks on my truck. Wondering what's the best. I have read some people put the rhonco (whatever there called) sorry. Have a 2000 1500 with 7.5 V plow. Any input would be great
  2. ondagawood

    ondagawood Senior Member
    Messages: 128

    I'd go with the "Bilstein" brand, I'm planning on getting new ones in April.

    my 2 cents

    Good luck.............:nod:
  3. chcav1218

    chcav1218 Senior Member
    Messages: 954

    I have bilsteins and I like them a lot. I would definitly by them again
  4. overtime

    overtime Senior Member
    Messages: 153

    Seems like bilsteins so far what are everyone else using? Bump
  5. aeronutt

    aeronutt Senior Member
    Messages: 262

    I have Bilstein heavy duties and wouldn't trade 'em for anything. They work much better than stock shocks.
  6. Outty330

    Outty330 Member
    Messages: 51

    I'm running the Rancho RS 5000 on my 99 Silverado and they work great. The Bilsteins are a nice shock also.

    Rancho RS5000
    Double-welded mounts with hardened rubber bushings
    Double-chromed 5/8" hardened rod.
    Ten-stage, velocity-sensitive valving.
    High-capacity twin-tube design.
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2010
  7. JustinD

    JustinD Senior Member
    Messages: 343

    Bilsteins seem to be the favorite among GM truck guys everywhere, they are kind of expensive but worth the $$$ IMO.
  8. RacingZR

    RacingZR Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 398

    Bilsteins are OEM on my Tundra with the off-road package. Stiffer ride but well worth it. Superb off road on dirt roads. Wouldn't trade'em for anything.
  9. overtime

    overtime Senior Member
    Messages: 153

    i think i will go with the Bilsteins! Thanks Guys
  10. Snowzilla

    Snowzilla Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 397

    I think Bilsteins were OEM on my '03 2500hd Duramax. I think they feel like mush unless they are wore out. I like the firm control of Rancho RS5000.