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07-13-2010, 09:15 PM #1
2008 silverado new shocks question!!!!!
i have a 2008 crew cab silverado with 4.8 and 3.73 gears and 30k miles. i towed a 4000lb boat last week and wasn't happy with rear shocks. looking at a few replacements and wanted some opinions. i tow one 600 mile trip a summer with that boat and a few short trips. i occasionally haul but it just depends.
here they are:
please let me know what you all think.
07-13-2010, 11:34 PM #2
Went you said you were not happy with the rear shocks,did you have sagging in the rear,handling problems??......
Last edited by 99'HEARTBEAT; 07-14-2010 at 11:22 AM.
5.3 l 3.73 l G80
BLACK BEAR CUSTOM TUNE
SNUGTOP l COLORMATCH l KATZKIN
07-15-2010, 04:45 PM #3
little sag probabaly due to leaf springs not being HD. a little bounce with trailer. also get some bed bounce un-loaded. just looking for a better aftermarker shock than the ones that are on there.
07-15-2010, 04:54 PM #4
Go with Rancho RS9000's there adjustable, have them on both of my trucks, wouldnt buy any other.
07-17-2010, 12:23 PM #5
i would like to get those but according to the rancho site and customer service they are not available on a 2008 silverado 1500 2wd crew cab with stock ride height. not sure why though?????
08-18-2010, 01:24 PM #6
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Mike (Denver, CO) - 2008 Sierra 1500 Z71 SLE 5.3L 4WD
SUSPENSION: Rancho 4" Suspension Lift; Rancho RS9000XL Shocks; Rancho Skid Plates; Rancho MyRide Wireless Shock Controller;
TIRES: BFG All Terrain KO 315/70/17
DRIVE TRAIN: 4.56 Gears; Detroit TrueTrac Differential; True Cool 40k Transmission Cooler
PERFORMANCE: DiableSport Predator Tuner; Custom Tuned by Diablew; Magnaflow Exhaust; AFE Cold Air Intake
ELECTRONICS: Kenwood DNX6180 Touchscreen; Subthump box w/10" Kicker; Driver Information Center (DIC); Rear View Camera
ACCESSORIES: Westin Brush/Grill Gaurd; Westin Nerf Bars; Truxedo Tonneau; 20% Tint; Tow Mirrors w/Heat & Signals
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