Looking for shock reccomendations

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Looking for shock reccomendations

Postby Kylegood » Tue May 09, 2017 10:22 am

Hey gang, I have a 1990 trooper with 3" calmini lift, front and rear. A arms, not just torsion bars.
I'm in need of new shocks front and rear and and looking for reccomendations with part numbers. Obviously I'd like to spend as little as possible. And would prefer to buy in a set. Its a daily driver that sees mild/moderate trail use and off-roading.
I'm sorry if this has been talked to death
So let's here it!
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Re: Looking for shock reccomendations

Postby SuperTroop95 » Tue May 09, 2017 10:46 am

Bilsteins are nice, well built, and last a while. Another one I've heard good things about is Rancho something-or-another 9000XL. Word of advice, stay away from twin tubed shocks if you off-road!
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Re: Looking for shock reccomendations

Postby mdc0135 » Sat May 13, 2017 1:01 am

check out KYB shocks they fairly. affordable they got 3 different styles. from oem to. big and. beefy, look them up on Rock auto .com good luck
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Re: Looking for shock reccomendations

Postby geoffinbc » Sat May 13, 2017 3:27 pm

OME has very nice ones too. If they fit your budget I would get them.
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Off the road for an overhaul right now.

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Re: Looking for shock reccomendations

Postby Grumpfrompahrump » Sat May 13, 2017 9:11 pm

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