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Looking at upgrading to RS5000x shocks during the spring promotion and doing my obsessive research to ensure I buy the right thing the first time. The rancho rep on here recommended the 14.03" front and the 16" rear.

He is my information that I am using to decide.

Stock Rubi shocks are

Fr 14.75" collapsed, 22.75" ext length
Rr 15" collapsed, 23.25" ext length

RS5000x shocks by PN

Front
RS55326 14.03" Collapsed, 21.85" ext length
RS55329 15.52" Collapsed, 25.05" ext length

Rear
RS55328 14.563" Collapsed, 22.563" ext length
RS55330 16.00" Collapsed, 25.688" ext length

So I am not an expert, but it looks like I should go with the long PN and put in a 1"/1.5" bumpstops in to match my 1.5" synergy coils worth of lift. Otherwise I loose an inch of droop in the front and 3/4" of droop in the rear?

Please correct me because I am probably wrong?

thanks for any help in advance.
 

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Looking at upgrading to RS5000x shocks during the spring promotion and doing my obsessive research to ensure I buy the right thing the first time. The rancho rep on here recommended the 14.03" front and the 16" rear.

He is my information that I am using to decide.

Stock Rubi shocks are

Fr 14.75" collapsed, 22.75" ext length
Rr 15" collapsed, 23.25" ext length

RS5000x shocks by PN

Front
RS55326 14.03" Collapsed, 21.85" ext length
RS55329 15.52" Collapsed, 25.05" ext length

Rear
RS55328 14.563" Collapsed, 22.563" ext length
RS55330 16.00" Collapsed, 25.688" ext length

So I am not an expert, but it looks like I should go with the long PN and put in a 1"/1.5" bumpstops in to match my 1.5" synergy coils worth of lift. Otherwise I loose an inch of droop in the front and 3/4" of droop in the rear?

Please correct me because I am probably wrong?

thanks for any help in advance.
I would definitely go up to the 29/30 for that setup. You just need 1" of bump stop front and rear to protect the shocks if you are still on stock sized tires. This will give you a lot more suspension travel. The only thing you will want to check for is that the springs have enough free length and don't become unseated at full droop. You should also look at exhaust spacers and brake line brackets in the rear.
 

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Thanks for the response again Pressurized! The fronts can really droop with the progressive coils. The rears I will have to check since they are mostly linear, have a couple of stacked coils but not like the fronts.

I have 285/70/17 with stock fenders, the rears rub a little so a 1" Bump stop in the rear would be helpful anyway.

I think I will also have to address the sway bar links that I left stock.
 

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Thanks for the response again Pressurized! The fronts can really droop with the progressive coils. The rears I will have to check since they are mostly linear, have a couple of stacked coils but not like the fronts.

I have 285/70/17 with stock fenders, the rears rub a little so a 1" Bump stop in the rear would be helpful anyway.

I think I will also have to address the sway bar links that I left stock.
I suspect just the front links, I don't think that's enough to cause any problems in back.
 
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