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Unread 01-16-2014, 05:48 PM   #1
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Rubicon express or rough country 2.2 performance shocks

I'm sorry if I am asking a dumb question but what shocks are better the RE or the RC 2.2 they are the same prize and I need to replace shocks anyway. Can someone who has run them give me a little feedback. My Jeep is a daily driver so a more comfortable ride would be ideal.

Any thoughts?

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Unread 01-16-2014, 06:03 PM   #2
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Bilstein or fox if you want a comfortable ride. The Rancho adjustable shocks are also known to have a nice ride.
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Unread 01-16-2014, 06:26 PM   #3
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OME has great comfortable shocks too, but not adjustable.
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OME has great comfortable shocks too, but not adjustable.
Oh yeah ,can't believe I left them out. Damn it!
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Unread 01-16-2014, 07:19 PM   #5
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No to start a different discussion but how good are the km2 from BFG
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Unread 01-16-2014, 08:43 PM   #6
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I had the RC 2.2 shocks and they were leaking within a year.
All of those listed by my friends above have good reviews
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