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Old 09-10-2013, 10:08 AM   #1
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I'm in bad need of new shocks on my rig. I've been running rancho 9000s and they just don't last. Looking at bilstein 5125s or 5150s but also thinking about the bbcs? whats everyones take on these? I'm still old school running soft leaf spings on a full size rig.
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I'm running BBC's on back now, they were up front. Ran Doetsch Tech's on back until I blew them last time I rolled it. Have cheap Monroes up front now with no complaints. I'd suggest any of the above.
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I rock crawl it/trial ride it/ drive the piss out of it. I was gonna go with bilsteins and they are about $20-$30 cheaper. basically just need a good set of shocks. Tired of the ranchos not holding up. I usually drive the rig pretty hard.
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I run BBCS up front on mine in the 15" flavor. Poly no longer stocks them in that size, nor the 13". The last time i checked only the 11s were available. Something about breaking ties with their shock supplier. Cant find them anywhere else. Oh, and they are badass shocks IMO.
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