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Old 11-11-2010, 10:45 AM   #1
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Lift question... I know i know..

So I have a spacer lift of 2 inches, and I'm in the process of buying new shocks as well. I have two new REAR ones from rough country, I believe they are hydro 7000 which I heard are pretty good. Now should I continue with rough country all around, and if so what type of hydros or nitro?? If not what would be best for the front shocks since there is more weight? And does anyone have a right up for installing spacer lifts and shocks? I need pics to do itmyself

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Sorry the shocks are actually skyjacker hydro 7000 for the rear!! Stupid..

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Well that's a plus because rough country shocks are absolutely terrible. I have there progressive rate coils and I love them, installed shocks, took them out 2 days later and returned them I said in another post it was like driving a covered wagon over a boulder field. I would stick with the same shocks all around. Hydros are a good choice.
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I run RC shocks without issue
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Old 11-11-2010, 11:13 AM   #5
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Best shocks: Old Man Emu
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Old 11-11-2010, 11:15 AM   #6
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OME gets my vote for the ugliest shocks ever made lol, I'd never run them for that reason alone

Best shocks bar none are Bilsteins, but who wants to pay that much for um
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Old 11-12-2010, 07:21 PM   #7
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Try searching this forum and the internet for lift install questions. It's easy to do.
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Old 11-12-2010, 07:28 PM   #8
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So I have a spacer lift of 2 inches, and I'm in the process of buying new shocks as well. I have two new REAR ones from rough country, I believe they are hydro 7000 which I heard are pretty good. Now should I continue with rough country all around, and if so what type of hydros or nitro?? If not what would be best for the front shocks since there is more weight? And does anyone have a right up for installing spacer lifts and shocks? I need pics to do itmyself
Why would there be any more weight? I'm confused.

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