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Unread 10-05-2006, 01:18 PM   #1
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Hydro Or Nitro Shocks???????

I am thinking of going with the Skyjacker 2" BB and they offer it with either the Hydro or Nitro shocks. Does anyone have any suggestions on which one's I should go with?

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Unread 10-05-2006, 01:25 PM   #2
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I am thinking of going with the Skyjacker 2" BB and they offer it with either the Hydro or Nitro shocks. Does anyone have any suggestions on which one's I should go with?
Hydro's for a TJ.
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Unread 10-05-2006, 01:37 PM   #3
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I just put the skyjacker 2"bb with hydro 7000. Looks and rides great!!!
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Unread 10-05-2006, 02:09 PM   #4
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I have used both and prefer the Hydro's. Plus, you can't beat the price.
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Unread 10-05-2006, 04:39 PM   #5
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Man oh man...go with the Hydros! I have the Nitros and the ride is STIFF. Changing mine out next month when I change out the MTR's to TA KO's. (maybe now I wont have to pee as much)
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Unread 10-05-2006, 04:43 PM   #6
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Man oh man...go with the Hydros!
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i have run nitros on my tj and they will beat the snot out of you. unless this is strictly a trail rig go with hydros.
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Unread 10-05-2006, 06:32 PM   #7
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Nitros will last much longer than hydros will, but they both have their losses and benifits.
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Unread 10-05-2006, 07:20 PM   #8
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I am VERY impressed with RE's new mono tube shocks. They aren't too expensive, and they ride just as good as the OME's that I took off.

If you can get away from skyjacker shocks all together, give them a shot, you won't be disappointed.

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Unread 10-05-2006, 08:10 PM   #9
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Well I had thought about going with the RE BB but on another post people were saying that the shocks were junk so that's when I decided to go with the Skyjacker. I guess I will flip a coin.
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Unread 10-05-2006, 08:44 PM   #10
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Their new mono tubes are not junk. It is the white ones that people run with the cheaper kits that are harsh. The mono tubes are silver in color and are actually made by edelbrock. Even my wife says that the TJ rides better than it did when stock... that has to say something.

FWIW stay away from trailmaster shocks, they don't move at all and will almost shake your teeth out.

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Unread 10-05-2006, 09:12 PM   #11
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Hydros.
Great shocks for the $.
IMO unless you pony up for pricey jobs, they're the best.
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Unread 10-05-2006, 09:54 PM   #12
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I had skyjacker hydros on my last jeep..going with OME now
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Unread 10-06-2006, 12:03 AM   #13
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It is the white ones that people run with the cheaper kits that are harsh. The mono tubes are silver in color and are actually made by edelbrock.

Jim
The twin-tubes I installed two months ago are silver. and are not harsh.

I installed the 2" REBB two months ago and love it! I just ordered the base twin-tube shocks and love them.
Stiffer than stock - Yes.
Soft and wallowy - No.
Comfotably ifrm - Absolutely!

I have no regrets whatsoever and would recco them to anyone.

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Unread 10-06-2006, 12:37 AM   #14
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i have the skyjacker hydros and to me they ride stiff, you guys are saying the nitros run harder...good god,
but for the price(100 for 4) i think they are great.
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Unread 10-06-2006, 12:46 AM   #15
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I have the RE shocks that came with my REBB(silver shocks) and I think they are way too stiff.
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