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Old 04-06-2009, 11:37 AM   #1
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Question Nitro Vs. Hydro

HELPPPPPPPPPPP I am going to buy a lift kit or budget lift and I need to know what are the pro's and cons of Nitro and Hydro. I did a search on this site and didn't find anything. Please help fellow Jeepers!

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Old 04-06-2009, 11:41 AM   #2
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Old 04-06-2009, 11:48 AM   #3
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IIRC the hydro shocks are softer than the nitro shocks.


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i agree with teejay. i had some cheap full traction shocks and one starteds to leak so i put my stock ones back on and it rode way better with the stock ones
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Old 04-07-2009, 04:46 PM   #5
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At least with the Skyjacker shocks, I was told by a guy at the factory that the hydro shocks are a bit softer, and are meant for everyday road traffic. The nitro shocks are a more robust but stiff shock that is meant for more off road duties.
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