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Shock replacement recommendation

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by RBRONKEMA GHTFD, Sep 3, 2012.


    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    Hey guys, I am looking at replacing my OE shocks on my duramax. Curious what you guys are using as replacements. I do have a triple axle 21,000 gvw gooseneck I haul and my ebling that goes on the back so i would like something that is not to cheap, but not overly expensive either. Thanks.
  2. Holland

    Holland Senior Member
    Messages: 605

    Put a set of monroe gas magnums on mine earlier this year. Little stiff when empty but they are nice with the trailer on.
  3. brad96z28

    brad96z28 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,526

    Bilstein first choince for sure. If those are to pricey then top of the line kyb.
  4. chevyman51

    chevyman51 Senior Member
    Messages: 537

    I have bilstein heavy duty shocks on my 2500 and I love them. I tow cars and my tractor around quite a bit and they ride good when the truck is empty or has a load on it.
  5. exclusive

    exclusive Member
    Messages: 87

    bilsteins all the way
  6. crazyboy

    crazyboy Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 296

    Bilstein 5100