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Monthly Archive for December, 2008

2003 Dodge Ram 2500

Make: dodge Model: ram 2500 5.9 c.d Manufacture Date: /2003 Chassis Designation: quad cab   Question:   It has 4″ lift w/2″ leveling in ft.  Do a lot of heavy towing long distance.  Ft shocks are bilstiens and the one leaked out all oil.  Shocks about 4 years old.  So i need a shock to fit […]

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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT

Make: Chevrolet Model: Trailblazer LT Manufacture Date: /2005  Question: I run a paper delivery rout in Iowa, 100 miles each  Sunday on mostly gravel. Drive 70 miles round trip to work daily during  the week. I am looking for shocks that have good control on the gravel and  still maintain good ride qualities on highway. […]

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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT

Make: Chevrolet Model: Trailblazer LT Manufacture Date: 2005   Question: I run a paper delivery rout in Iowa, 100 miles each Sunday on mostly gravel. Drive 70 miles round trip to work daily during the week. I am looking for shocks that have good control on the gravel and still maintain good ride qualities on highway. […]

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GMC Sierra 1550 ext cab 2WD

Question:   Make: GMC Model: Sierra 1550 ext cab 2WD Manufacture Date: 12/2005 I need the correct part numbers for Bilstein shocks (f&r) for the 3/4 drop my truck has? Answer: For a 2005 C1500 lowered truck, here’s the link for those parts – http://www.shockwarehouse.com/index.cfm?mode=results&selected_model=3782&selected_year=2005   Edelbrock offers shocks specifically for lowered trucks of that […]

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Ford F350 2008 – dual rear wheel

Question: Make: Ford Model: F350 Manufacture Date: /2008 Chassis Designation: Dual rear wheel   What do you suggest for F350 Dually long bed 4 door cab?   Answer: Here’s the link for those trucks – http://www.shockwarehouse.com/index.cfm?mode=results&selected_model=4007&selected_year=2008   You want the Bilstein BE5-C295 and BE5-C296. On 2008 trucks, it does not matter if it is single […]

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VW Cabriolet 1992

Make: vw Model: cabriolet Manufacture Date: 1992   Question:   What is your driving style: Normal Driver Vehicle Setup: Front Wheel Drive Suspension Type: Lowered 1 1/2 or less   Answer:   For a lowered model, you need to use the Bilstein Sports. (bilstein valving info) http://www.shockwarehouse.com/site/bilstein_info.cfm   Here’s the link to those in our […]

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1991 Chevrolet Suburban V1500

Question: v 1500 4door i would like toknow what u would recamed to improve all around for shocks ,replace factery steering stablizer +1 at this time and front left springs iam a vol fire fighter and i go off road and towe and haul with it plus it is a everyday driver and i have […]

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2008 F250 Super Duty 2WD

Question: I tow a heavy 5th wheel and already have air lift levelers.  The stock rear shocks after 20k miles seem completely worn out. Can you recommend heavy duty replacements?  Does Bilstein make a shock for my truck?   Answer:   We talked to Bilstein, they now say their units can be used up to 08, […]

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