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I don’t know if this ever saw production, but in the mid 70s there was at least one VW Beetle RV. Most people just bought a Bus with a camper conversion, but if you wanted to be really cool and have a detachable, more spacious RV to go with your air cooled VW, you [...]

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Model: 2005 Ford F150 XLT (SuperCab) 4×4
What is your driving style: Normal Driver
Vehicle Setup: 4 Wheel Drive
Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts
Question: Truck has towing package.  I regularly tow a 27′ RV and occasionally haul firewood in the bed.  Looking for recommendation for a front strut (OEM struts have spring [...]

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Model: Ford F150 lariat super crew 6.5′ bed
Year: 2006
What is your driving style: Normal Driver
Vehicle Setup: Rear Wheel Drive
Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts
Question: It looks like there aren’t many options for my truck as far as replacement shocks. I’m basically looking for the most comfortable ride and dependable shocks. I do [...]

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Model: Dodge RAM 2500 HD
Year: 2006
What is your driving style: Normal Driver
Vehicle Setup: Rear Wheel Drive
Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts
Question: 4 door Crew Cab 2500 with tow package. Cummins diesel 5.9L Want  to tow 5th wheel trailer (gtwr of 14,000 lbs).  Probably will need  helper springs and air shocks [...]

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Make: Dodge
Model: Dakota
Year: 2005
Chassis Designation: Quad Cab 4X4 short box
What is your driving style: Normal Driver
Vehicle Setup: 4 Wheel Drive
Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts
Question:  Hi I have a 2005 Dodge Dakota Quad cab 4×4 pickup.  The shocks and struts need replaced and I would like to [...]

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Model: Jeep Liberty
Year: 2002
Chassis Designation: 4×4
What is your driving style: Normal Driver
Vehicle Setup: Four Wheel Drive
Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts
Question:  Hi- I have a 2002 Jeep Liberty Renegade 6 cyl. & tow either a camper or boat- 3,000 or 4,000 lbs. The shocks need replacing & I want heavier support [...]

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Model: GMC Sierra 2500 4×4
Year: 2008
What is your driving style: Heavy Towing
Vehicle Setup: Four Wheel Drive
Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts
Question:
I own a 2008 4×4 2500HD CrewCab. My 5th wheel goes about 11000# with a 1400# pin weight. What model number shocks would/do you recommend for my needs?
Answer:
The Bilstein Heavy [...]

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Model: Ford F250 4×4
Year: 1999
Chassis Designation: F250 4wd
What is your driving style: Normal Driver
Vehicle Setup: 4 Wheel Drive
Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts
Answer:
King Cab F250.  Primary use is for pulling a fifth wheel trailer.  has stock shocks that need replacing.  looking for  recommendation on what type of shocks [...]

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Model: Nomad Travel Trailer
Year: 2000
Chassis Designation: Tandum Axle
What is your driving style: Normal Driver
Vehicle Setup: Trailer
Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts
Question:
I want to install the Monroe shock kit on the Travel  Trailer. It has two axles, do I need to put shocks (kits) on both axles or  just the rear or front?
Answer:
The [...]

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Best Shocks for Towing With a Mazda 6

Model: Mazda 6
Year: 2008
What is your driving style: Towing
Vehicle Setup: Front Wheel Drive
Suspension Type: Struts and Shocks
Question:
I tow a motorcycle trailer with my Mazda 6 and when it’s loaded up on the highway sometimes the trailer gets a mind of its own.  What do I need to give me more control over the car and [...]

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