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Old 07-28-2010, 08:40 AM   #1
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Talking what type of shock to get

any info on good shocks would be great

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Old 07-28-2010, 09:37 AM   #2
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Whats your vehicle specs.... lift, no lift, tires size... etc..
Type of wheeling you plan to do??? or is it mainly dailt driver...

Off hand would say either OME or Rancho adjustable ones.

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Old 07-28-2010, 09:42 AM   #3
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+1 to above, a good "jack of all trades" is the OME based on reviews by owners.
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Old 07-28-2010, 09:45 AM   #4
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I will also throw in Bilstein shocks as good ones. Though when I go to replace mine I will be moving to either OME(Old Man Emu) or the Rancho adjustable RS9000 series
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Old 07-28-2010, 10:54 AM   #5
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i have the OME nitrocharger shocks and they are amazing, worth every penny. i also have a steering stabilizer from them and it is far better than stock.
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Old 07-28-2010, 10:56 AM   #6
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I have the OME shocks and springs with the steering stabilizer and I love them.
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Old 07-28-2010, 11:11 AM   #7
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I recently replaced my stock shocks with OME. Stock height. What an improvement in ride quality.
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Old 07-28-2010, 07:43 PM   #9
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For a less expensive shock that still works very well IMO is the Skyjacker Hydro. NOT the Nitro!
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I love my adjustable Rancho 9000s .
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Old 07-28-2010, 08:51 PM   #11
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thanks everyone i will look into all of them
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another vote for the OMEs

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