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Monthly Archive for January, 2008

Question: I have a 2000 Tundra limited extended cab 4×4 (V8). I carry a pop up camper, 900lbs. Stock wheels and shocks , I have air bags in the rear and was looking for something to even out the rake ( lift the front ) I have heard good and bad regarding spacers and thought […]

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Question: I have a 1987 Chevrolet K5 Blazer (fullsize Blazer, not a S-10.) with a 4″ suspension lift. I’m shopping around for high quality shocks. This truck has 4 shocks up front and 2 on the rear. So I need a grand total of 6 shocks. Remember, it has a 4″ suspension lift, so factory […]

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Question: I have a Skyjacker 3″ lift on a 2000 Jeep Cherokee XJ, 4 dr, 6cyl … the shocks are worn out and would like a smooth riding shock for the city (pot holes are larger than the tree’s i driver over offroad).  the Rancho RS5000 shock has great reviews, need to look into how […]

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Question: I have a 2004 Toyota Tundra Double Cab 2WD Limited with 58k miles. The stock rear shocks are leaking and I want to raise the front a bit to have a more leveled look and ride. I am looking to put the Bilstein BE56929’s on the front for the leveling. Where the question comes […]

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Question: I’m having a hard time finding a Bilstein part, BE5-6501-H1 for the rear of my GMC Suburban 2500 2WD 2003can you help with that? I understand it also fits the 200- 2006 years as wellQ: I’m having a hard time finding a Bilstein part, BE5-6501-H1 for the rear of my GMC Suburban 2500 2WD […]

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Question Tohinking about purchasing a set of bilstein shocks for my  1996 ford explorer. the bilsteins are strong enough to withstand stone damage aren’t they? a couple of “pro rancho” people have tried to scare my away from bilstein because they are ” mono tube construction” and rekon cause there mono tubes the first stone […]

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Question  I have a 1998 ES300 lexus. My front end has a pounding and squeaking noise while driving. I was told that my struts are no good. I need struts for the front. What brand do you reccomend? I heard KYB are good.Do you recommend buying the upper strut mounts as well as the struts? […]

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Ford Van with a Lift

Question Van converted to 4wd with 4″ lift.  Used as a high-performance motorhome carrying near full load both on and off hiway. Would like adjustable shock due to varying load and performance demands (eg good hiway ride vs heavy duty off road conditions).  For rear: 10mm stem on top.  12mm loop hole on bottom.  16.75 […]

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Mercedes E450 Shock Replacement

Question I want to upgrade my standard shocks for a 2008 E450 Class C What would you recommend? Monroe?, Bilstein? Can I get away with just the rear or should I replace all 4?? My goal is to decrease any sway or rock and roll from wind and passing trucks Answer The Bilsteins are the […]

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