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post #1 of 11 Old 09-16-2013, 10:36 PM Thread Starter
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Shock ideas

Hey guys im new to the jeep world, ive been a Ram guy all of my life.
I own a 1996 grand with no lift and one size larger than stock tires. im looking into replacing all 4 shocks and am curious as to what the real jeep guys think about what brand or type to get.
I am very appreciative to everyone participating in this forum, you are all an outstanding resource in my jeep experience, especially the posts about the coolant sensor bad fault on the VIC. lemme know what yall think.

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post #2 of 11 Old 09-16-2013, 10:43 PM
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For stock height I have had good experience with the Monroe Gas Magnum shocks (the yellow ones, the blue ones are standard car duty).

That is if you can find them. The Monroe site doesn't list them at all.

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post #3 of 11 Old 09-16-2013, 11:10 PM
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all depends what you want to spend. bilstein makes great shocks.

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post #4 of 11 Old 09-16-2013, 11:19 PM
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bilstein 4600 series for no lift
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post #5 of 11 Old 09-17-2013, 12:21 AM
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+2 for the Blisteins

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post #6 of 11 Old 09-17-2013, 12:22 AM
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I have the Bilstein HDs and they are fantastic. Light years better than Monroe.
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post #7 of 11 Old 09-17-2013, 06:44 AM
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Bilsteins. You'll pay a bit more, but it's worth it.
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post #8 of 11 Old 09-17-2013, 08:20 PM
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FYI - Bilstein 4600 are not available anywhere. Nor can anyone come up with an available date! I've been looking for several months to no avail

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post #9 of 11 Old 09-17-2013, 10:11 PM
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I actually need to figure this out, I have a jeep and just bought it from a buddy, I know so much about it besides how big the lift is and what kinda shocks it needs, I know it has bilstein but I think the shocks are done, gonna need some springs too, I think it's got a 4", and the tires are 33x12.50x15

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post #10 of 11 Old 09-19-2013, 06:53 AM
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FYI - Bilstein 4600 are not available anywhere. Nor can anyone come up with an available date! I've been looking for several months to no avail

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Lift it!!!!

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post #11 of 11 Old 09-19-2013, 02:25 PM
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Where are you looking? My vendor shows 16 fronts and 6 rears available. Send me a PM here on the forum or email me at kolak@aol.com if you'd like a set.

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FYI - Bilstein 4600 are not available anywhere. Nor can anyone come up with an available date! I've been looking for several months to no avail

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