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post #31 of 41 Old 04-25-2013, 03:06 PM
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I've got KYB Monomaxx and have less than $200 in all four and they ride great.

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post #32 of 41 Old 03-28-2018, 12:58 PM
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Just ordered a set of 4600's from Kolak - really excited to feel the difference

Believe I have the stock OEM's pushing 190k miles
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post #33 of 41 Old 03-28-2018, 02:10 PM
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Please do yourself a favor and don't purchase skyjackers. I purchased them and the shock itself has rusted in about a month and the bushing are noisy. I contacted customer service and they said it is not covered under warranty....
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Just ordered a set of 4600's from Kolak - really excited to feel the difference

Believe I have the stock OEM's pushing 190k miles



Bumping an old thread - over 3 years and 40k miles later and I'm still loving the billy's
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post #35 of 41 Old 09-14-2021, 03:43 PM
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I'll add to the old thread. Have only been running the Billies for a couple months, several people who ridden in it before commented on how much better it rides.

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To chime in as well, I run some Fox 2.0ís and Iíve loved them dearly. Smooth on pavement and amazingly responsive off-road.
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post #38 of 41 Old Yesterday, 02:39 AM
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I understand that gas shocks give a harder / firmer / bumpier / sportier ride than normal shocks.

On the other hand, normal shocks give a smoother / softer / gentler / comfortabler ride

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There's two types of gas shocks - low and high pressure. Either one can ride great or ride stiff/firm depending upon how they're valved.

High pressure shocks have an advantage of better fade resistance and more rapid responsiveness but they're more expensive than low pressure.

Bilstein makes generally very comfortable riding high pressure shocks. You gotta be careful with some of the low pressure shocks out there though - there's a lot of them that are valved stiffly.

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There's two types of gas shocks - low and high pressure. Either one can ride great or ride stiff/firm depending upon how they're valved.

High pressure shocks have an advantage of better fade resistance and more rapid responsiveness but they're more expensive than low pressure.

Bilstein makes generally very comfortable riding high pressure shocks. You gotta be careful with some of the low pressure shocks out there though - there's a lot of them that are valved stiffly.
How do we tell if we are buying soft ride gas shocks or bump stop ride shocks please Kolak?

The last set of Bilsteins I fitted rode like we were riding on the bump stops.

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Perhaps they were the incorrect lengths for your Jeep.

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