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05-10-2009, 01:59 PM #1
Ihave an 01 Silverado 4x4 Ext.I haul a cargo trailer for work.Can someone suggest the best shocks to use for this purpose?Thanx
05-10-2009, 06:51 PM #2
The Monroe® Sensa-Trac® load adjusting shock absorber with PSD (position sensitive damping) and the Safe Tech™ system combines our exclusive precision tapered grooves in the pressure tube with application engineered valving and Fluon banded piston to improve the ride, handling, and safety characteristics of the vehicle.
These units also include a heavy gauge calibrated spring for extra control and comfort. A new pair of Monroe Sensa-Trac load adjusting shock absorbers can assist in maintaining ride height when up to 1,200 lbs*. of additional weight is loaded. These units are ideal for light trucks that carry varying loads or tow trailers.My trucks!
1996 GMC Suburban SLT
1997 GMC Yukon SLT
05-10-2009, 10:05 PM #3
i agree, the monroe coil over shocks are a great investment for towing
2003 Z71 Silverado LS
Access roll up cover
Billet Grill insert
CB with PA system
Waiting to be installed
Two 8in RF HX2 punch( would have 12s but they got stolen)
05-10-2009, 10:16 PM #4
Dr. Zero, I am having trouble getting prices in my area for those specific shocks front and rear, what did yours run you?99 K1500 Suburban LT "THE BEAST"
Hypertech III, K&N, true dual
05-10-2009, 11:09 PM #5
Thanks.Iwas looking at either bilstein or monroe.After looking at the coilovers I think I will go with those. Much appreciated01 Silverado Ext
05-11-2009, 08:38 AM #6
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05-11-2009, 12:47 PM #9
We loaded up for a trip and then 3 guys sat on the rear and it went down maybe inch or less, and it doesn't ride rough another thing I was wanting in a shock.
05-11-2009, 04:21 PM #10
I do like Bilstien a little pricey though, but I do want the extra spring in the back for support, thanks for the info Dr. Zero.
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