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These Shocks Suck

Discussion in 'Lifted & Offroad Suspension' started by MANBEARPIG, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. MANBEARPIG

    MANBEARPIG New Member

    I recently obtained a 94 k1500, its a great truck and ive been fixing it up. It needed shocks because the old ones were leaking and i was having huge bounce problems. While it rides better it still needs way more dampening, the new shocks still allow too much of a boat feel for my taste. Anyone recommend some better shocks? Currently they are Delcos
  2. 99'HEARTBEAT

    99'HEARTBEAT Epic Member Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    Some of the Shocks to look at are.....Bilstein.....Edelbrock IAS.....Monroe....Rancho....to name a few....I have the Edelbrock IAS shocks...I could not be any more pleased with the Ride I get from them.
  3. dsfloyd

    dsfloyd Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner Gold Member 1000 Posts

    2 on the brands 99 said. bilsteins are a popular one and stiffer.
  4. MANBEARPIG

    MANBEARPIG New Member

    Thanks I was looking at the bilsteins online. I will try those
  5. hundojoe

    hundojoe Rockstar 100 Posts

    Rancho is what I run, The RS9000's are adjustable dampening.
  6. ridick_bowen

    ridick_bowen Rockstar 100 Posts

    I got some BS shocks on my truck right now. I actually think they're blowen. Anyone know who makes the stiffest shocks? Bilstein or KYB or Pro Comp or Rancho?
  7. mfleetwood

    mfleetwood Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    x2 on the Rancho RS9000 XL. I just installed them a few weeks ago and already took them off-roading several times. I am very happy with them...
  8. TELORVEHC

    TELORVEHC Rockstar 4 Years 1000 Posts

    My cousin runs Monroe SensTracs in his Cherokee which I have driven and they ride nice. Gonna pick me up a set soon as well.
  9. FergusonT

    FergusonT Rockstar 4 Years 100 Posts

    I have Bilsteins on the front of my 'burb, and on the rear of my s-10....They transformed my suburban, it was a drastic difference. Of course the ones that came off were completely toast. They are really stiff in the rear of my s10 though.
  10. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy Epic Member Staff Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    What about Gabriels? I'm pretty sure that's what my suburban has on it now, and what I can get locally for lift shocks.

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