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    Default new rear shocks finally!

    Hey guys,
    i finally found a set of bilstein 5100's to fit the rear of my truck
    didnt take too long to install here they are!

    compared to the completely dead fabtechs...

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    the only shiny thing underneath my truck LOL
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    2000 Chevrolet Silverado

    4.3L V6, 4L60E, 2WD, Single Cab
    Airaid CAI
    Poweraid TB Spacer
    Flowmaster 10-series exhaust (dumped)
    Edge CS insight monitor
    4.10 gears
    Limited-slip differential
    LS-1 Dual Electric fans
    Corvette tranny servo swap

    Head Unit: Alpine
    Speakers: Alpine SPR-60C 6.5" component set, 4X6 Infinity Kappas
    Subs: 2-12" Kicker CVT's
    Amps: Alpine-M1000 (subs), Alpine MRX-F65 (Speakers)

    305/70R16 NITTO Terra Grapplers
    16" PROCOMP 7089's
    2" leveling kit
    3" Fabtech Spindle Lift Kit
    Front/Rear-Bilstein 5100 shocks

    35W HID Low Beams
    RECON LED smoked roof cab lights
    HELLA LED taillights and 3rd brakelight
    HELLA FF-75 Aux. Reverse Lamps
    RIGID dually D2, flush mount, wide beam
    Hawk HPS Brake pads
    Russell braided steel brake lines
    Powerstop-red powdercoated brake calipers
    Powerslot Cryo brake rotors
    EGR in-channel window visors

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    Lookin' good. I would have ordered these instead of the Bilstein HD except it said you had to have a lift in your truck
    How's the truck handling since the install?

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    well cant really tell since its on the rear, but definitely firmer when i bounce on the bed with my legs and try to shake it, so hopefully when carrying loads or towing thats when theyll shine!

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