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Old 03-24-2007, 12:21 PM   #1
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Question shock advice

I know everyones favorite shocks seem to be OME or Bilstein, but what about Rancho or Skyjacker? Both have specials right now and I am watching my budget. I am looking at either the Rancho RSX or Skyjacker Hydro 7000. I want something that is good for mostly on road and light off roading. Has anyone tried them out and have an opinion on them. Thanks.

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Old 03-24-2007, 12:32 PM   #2
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A close friend/long-term Jeeper had the Rancho RSX and didn't like it at all, he took 'em off after just a week or two. He said they had an unusual ride characteristic he couldn't put his finger on that he didn't care for. Do avoid Rancho's R5000 as that is just too stiff for a Wrangler. I've heard good things about the ride of Skyjacker's hydro shocks.

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I run the RS9000's and I dig them.
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X2 on the 9000s. I have them with the in-cab controller unit. You can adjust the ride to fit the situation at the push of a button. In my opinion, it's well worth the cost.
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Old 03-25-2007, 04:06 PM   #5
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Thanks for the advice. I think I'll go with Skyjacker Hydros. I like the idea of adjustable, but the cost is kind of high for right now. I may go to a 4'' lift next year and will probably have to buy new shocks again.
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