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Old 10-04-2017, 11:12 PM   #1
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Just wondering what kind of shocks you all are running. The job looks straight forward enough, unbolt, bolt on. Now what kind.
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Old 10-05-2017, 12:12 AM   #2
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All my cars have KYB.
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I replaced the original shocks on a 94 with these
Monroe 31000 Monro-Matic Plus Shock Absorber -Rear
Monroe 32113 Monro-Matic Plus Shock Absorber - Front.
Fine for a Daily driver and very affordable.
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Mine has Bilstein in it, P.O. put them in (2wd) I think they are too stiff, may be replacing them soon. I see Rockauto has a new brand OSC, OSC is the company that makes the radiators I recommend to everyone
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monroe. the front ones can be a pain in the ass if they have been on there for a long time. the nut on top likes to spin and spin. well not the nut, but the bolt that is part of the top section of the shock. you will have to clamp the shock tower with a pair of vice grips if that happens.
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KYB Monomax in my 'sport' truck.
KYB Gas A Just in my daily.
Both are excellent.
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So this may be a stupid question and sometimes I can’t believe I’m on the loose with tools but, So I’m looking for a comfortable ride, sometimes used to get back to a fishing hole but not going to the Baha. What are the pluses of the air schocks over standard OEM types?
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Air shocks merely help level a heavy load in the bed, they function like regular shocks otherwise.
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if you air them all the way up and turn a hard right turn then double clutch, you might get a great smoke show lol
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Gabriel ProGuard in the front, maybe the same for the rear. Debating on if I should use Gabriel Load Carriers-with the spring assist coil-over, which is what brought me to this forum.
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