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11-17-2010, 12:19 PM #1
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shock absorber recomendations 150,000 service suggestions
Any suggestions for replacement shocks on my ex cab 2wd 1500 Silverado LT w/ 5.3 liter? I changed the shocks about 50,000 miles ago w Monroe gas shocks. Tow a 19 ft runabout w/ kids and stuff to local lakes. Running empty most of the time. Also, any preventive steps for a 9 year old truck w/ 150,000 miles? Probably time for radiator and transmission flush. Anything else?
11-17-2010, 12:31 PM #2
I'd go with Bilsteins or Edlebrock shocks.
11-17-2010, 12:40 PM #3
x2.....On Bilstein....and Edelbrock IAS.....
11-17-2010, 02:19 PM #4[/SIGPIC]2009 Chevy Silverado LT 1500 EXT CAB 4X4 Vortec 4.8L SFI,K&N air filter,Weathertech Floor Liners ,Weathertech Stone/Bug Deflector, Line X Spray On Bedliner, TruXport Rollup Tonneau Cover, Molded Mudguards, Viper 5701 LE 2 way Security Alarm/Remote Starter, Xm Satelite Radio,BILSTEIN 5100 rear shocks,BILSTEIN 5100 front levelling shocks,READYLIFT 2" rear lift blocks,Goodyear Wrangler Territorys -265/70R 17"
11-17-2010, 03:38 PM #5
I like edlebrock and roughcountry shocks... you can get nice rough country nitro filled shocks for like $32 a shock
11-17-2010, 04:31 PM #6
11-17-2010, 05:13 PM #7
X5 of Bilstein. I've heard nothing but good things...
11-17-2010, 09:58 PM #8
I replaced the factory shocks on my 06 with Bilsteins. They give a very good ride. I also started towing my car behind it on a 18ft trailer. No problems. The shocks were about $300 for the set.2006 Chevy Silverado, 5.3L, Z71, Extended Cab. Tow Mule.
2002 Chevy Corvette Z06, 5.7L, Slightly Modded. Tow Payload.
2005 Craftsman Riding Mower, 17hp, light mods.
11-19-2010, 12:33 PM #9
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Bilstens it is.
11-19-2010, 06:54 PM #10
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