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post #1 of 7 Old 04-06-2004, 10:19 AM Thread Starter
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i've decided on my lift, (Rusty's 3") what type of shocks should i get? I can get hydro's from rusty's but i've heard some bad things about them, what do you guys think? i don't need anything crazy, but i want a nice ride on and off road. let me know what you guys think.


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post #2 of 7 Old 04-06-2004, 11:05 AM
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ok I guess I'm strange cause I found the DT3ks a good bit too soft. I broke two of them in half, replaced those with DT8ks blew them out and just went with Bilsteins 5150s all around. MUCH nicer and more controlled. could still go for a little beefier shock but they definatly get the job done.
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i really like the Old man emu's that i have on there now...

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those bilstein 5150's cost some $$$
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it was worth the $86/shock for me rather than paying $40 for DT 8ks and to have to keep replacing them. the 5150s are still CHEAP compared to real serious shocks like 7100 series bilsteins and swayaways I was also looking at

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