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Old 12-12-2012, 05:27 PM   #1
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Question What Shocks Do You Run?

As I wait for the delivery guy to bless me with "new" 18/59 coils, I can't help pondering what I should replace my stock factory blacks with...

Sooo many choices! Luckily, I'm in no hurry and have plenty of time to ponder options. So, I leave it to you. For those of you running under a 2" lift, what shocks do you guys run?

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rubicon take offs....cheap and pretty good.
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rubicon take offs....cheap and pretty good.
X2 Rubi take offs with 18/59 springs. Good results for little money!
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Rancho's XL9000 make the best ride out of ever condition. They have 9 setting from soft to super firm. It only takes a minute to change them.
There are many great shocks out there but the main problem for me was shocks set for off roading are stiff do you really want stiff on a 500 mile road trip. Adjustable shocks are the way to go IMO
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Rancho 9000xl's, great shocks
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I don't know - how much they going for?
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I have not the slightest clue lol
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I have not the slightest clue lol
I looked around - seem to be going for like $100.
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Rancho's XL9000 make the best ride out of ever condition. They have 9 setting from soft to super firm. It only takes a minute to change them.
There are many great shocks out there but the main problem for me was shocks set for off roading are stiff do you really want stiff on a 500 mile road trip. Adjustable shocks are the way to go IMO
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Rancho 9000xl
What they said.

On the way to Hershey PA this weekend, which is almost 2 hours away from where I live, I was experiencing a harsh ride on the interstate. I stopped at a rest are and cranked the shocks down to the soft side a little bit and it was nice and plush.

The Rancho 9000xl's are a great buy; they're only about $90 a shock, have 9 adjustable settings, and if you destroy one, it's cheap to replace.
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I have not the slightest clue lol
I bought mine and they were brand new take offs for $75 shipped. shipping was via usps parcel post so it did not cost the sender too much.

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