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post #1 of 14 Old 07-03-2006, 08:24 PM Thread Starter
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Doetsch Tech or Rancho Shocks?

Need to decide on shocks for my lift, I'll be doing the F>R. I Don't know if I wanna use Doetsch Tech DT3000 or Rancho 5000. There both about the same $155 or so. Need to keep my shocks in this price range, so no suggestions of bilsteins, please. Tanks


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post #2 of 14 Old 07-03-2006, 08:28 PM
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I'm happy with my RE monotubes. They're 160.
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post #3 of 14 Old 07-03-2006, 08:31 PM
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I've never heard too many good things about rancho

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post #4 of 14 Old 07-03-2006, 09:17 PM
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DT's do the job.
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post #5 of 14 Old 07-03-2006, 09:25 PM
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DT's are a pretty good option they are nice and cheap and like Tim said, they do the job. I'm planning a bigger lift myself and just found out mine would work all the way up to 6" so I plan to continue running my DT3000's until I need more. That should save a few $$$ anyway. Good Luck

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who sells DT's ?

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post #7 of 14 Old 07-03-2006, 10:58 PM
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DT's do the job.

Thats about all they do... but good for the money.

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who sells DT's ?

Nick (Kolak)

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post #9 of 14 Old 07-04-2006, 12:01 AM
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Go with DTs. I've heard complaints of Rancho being too stiff for Jeeps. They're great for big trucks though.

Kevin's Offroad has them too - probably be the same price as Kolak, or close. http://www.kevinsoffroad.com

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I ran Ranchos on my Ramcharger and Dts on my Jeep. I liked both.


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Thanks for all the opinions. I'll probaly get DTs

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post #12 of 14 Old 07-04-2006, 10:01 PM
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4 RE monotubes only cost $160?

My DT3000s lasted me almost 5 years, so, yeah. I got a good amount of use out of them.
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post #13 of 14 Old 07-04-2006, 10:13 PM
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4 RE monotubes only cost $160?

My DT3000s lasted me almost 5 years, so, yeah. I got a good amount of use out of them.

I think he meant RE TWIN TUBES...

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post #14 of 14 Old 07-04-2006, 10:15 PM
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I think he meant RE TWIN TUBES...

Er, yea, you're right.
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