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05-01-2011, 11:16 AM #1
New shocks are ordered!
So i finally got my new shocks ordered. After much research i decided on the Bilsteins. i think i got a good deal from autopartswharehouse.com. i bought all 4 for $290. can't wait to get them on and see how much the ride improves.
2004 Chevy Silverado 2500HD:sign0011:
Magnaflow 4" Dual Exhaust
Westin step bars
Penda Skid Resistor bed liner
dark blue metallic
Bak Industries plastic bed rail caps
Alpine 6 1/2" SPS-600 in front
Alpine 6 1/2" SPG-17C2 in rear
Bilstein HD Shocks front and rear
Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs LT265/75/R16
Access Lorado Roll-up soft tonneau cover
05-01-2011, 11:55 AM #2
Hey man let me know how it ride's because adding different shock's is another thing i might do to my truck also since Rough Country's shocks pretty much are garbage but other than that i love the lift.
2008 Chevy Silverado Ext. Cab Lt Z71 5.3 V8
7.5 Inch Rough Country Suspension Lift
RBP Replica Grille Black w Chrome Rivets
Recon Smoked Cab Roof Lights
N-Fab Powdercoated Gloss black Cab Length Nerf Steps
5% Tint over 20% all the way around / 5% Eyebrow Strip
AVS Smoked Window Visors
Z71 Stickers Black & Metallic Silver
Tow Mirrors / Smoked Turn Signals
XM Satellite Radio Fin / Color Matched
Interior Plastic Pieces / Color Matched
Power Acoustic Tweeters
Painted Bowties / Color Matched
Painted Door Handles / Color Matched
Smittybilt Bull Bar / Color Matched
Custom Rolled Edge Exhaust Tips / Color Matched
Custom 2.5 Inch Cat Back True Dual Exhaust
Flowmaster Super 40 Series Dual in / Dual out
Magnaflow Tru-X Pipe
K&N Air Filter
18x9 Rockstars Machined Black
Center Caps / Color Matched
33.13.50 Nitto Terra Grapplers
New Front Wheel Well Liners
Eagle Eye Black L.E.D. Tailights
Eagle Eye Black L.E.D. Third Brake Light / Smoked
Eagle Eye Black L.E.D. Halo Projector Headlights
Notto HID Kit 10,000k Low beams
Recon L.E.D. Light Bar
Buschwacker OE Style Tailgate Cap
AMI Gloss Black Antenna
Debadged Chrome Lettering
Door Molding Removed
05-01-2011, 02:46 PM #3
Which Bilstein's did you decide on? the 5100s or the HDs?04 ECSB Custom silver & grey, Soft 8's, BFG KO's, ReadyLift Leveling Kit, Hellwig front sway bar, K&N filter, DeeZee EZ-Down, Rhino liner, Alpine CDE103BT, Rockford 6.5's, 12" V.A.T. Hammer Pro in a Subthump box, Alpine PowerPack amp, Hifonics amp, BackRack w/ 55w 5000k HID KC Daylighters, KC light bar with 4 KC Slimlites, UWS toolbox, Shaved Antenna mod, Black Bowtie, LED backup, license plate, dome lights & 3rd brake light
05-01-2011, 04:08 PM #4
05-01-2011, 06:10 PM #5
That sounds like a good deal. I'm sure you will like them.
05-01-2011, 09:30 PM #6
Yeah let us know how they are, I'm thinking of picking up a set for my truck.
05-14-2011, 11:46 PM #7
I finally got my shocks via UPS. Took a little longer than i would have liked but better late than never. Now I gotta find the time to get 'em on. Shouldn't be too bad i hope, maybe an afternoon? Any of u guys put them on and any tips or things i should know be4 i tackle them?
05-15-2011, 06:53 AM #8
- Join Date
- Apr 2010
- Piermont,NY, back in Northern NJ now, But may be in IL soon....
Let us know when you get them on... What did you have on before? How many miles on them?08 Z71 Avalanche Mods to date: K&N CAI,Hellwig Swaybars and End Links, Corsa Sport Exhaust, Superchips Programer,IPCW LOF & 3rd brake light and tails, AMI Gas door,Show Hooks and Door locks, Enkei Wheels, with Pirelli tires, StreetScene Bowties, Grant Steering wheel,Muth signal mirrors,SSBC Big Brake kit,Huskyliner Mug gards,Floor mats and Hood shield, McGard Lug nuts and locks, Bedrug, Cervini's Ram Air hood,35watt HID Fog lights, Sylvania bulbs all around ZXE's Highs and Lows, WhiteNight Back up lights,Sirius and HD Radio, SnugTop sitting on deck now Got a Softopper on now,Tempress Boat Hatches.... New Bilstein shocks are on... New Mods coming soon..... X
05-15-2011, 09:07 AM #9
- Join Date
- Mar 2011
- Watertown, Wisconsin, United States
did you get shocks to fit you leveling kit? i need to get shocks for my 07 with 90,000 i believe they are original. let us know how they are.
custom coldair intake
leveling kit(keys and add-a-leafs)
H.I.D 10000k head lights
05-15-2011, 11:20 PM #10
I am replacing the originals after 66,000 miles. doesn't seem like a lot of miles be4 the shocks started leaking but i think whoever owned the truck be4 me was pretty hard on it. they look like the same size as the oems when compared side by side so they should fit nicely.
Last edited by chevyman2004; 05-15-2011 at 11:22 PM.
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