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Old 01-29-2017, 05:12 AM   #1
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Default Best shocks to use for dropped truck

My truck has 3 inch blocks in the back, 2 inch drop spindles up front, the suspension is way to soft, which is the best shock to run?
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Old 01-29-2017, 01:43 PM   #2
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The sway away torsion bars can help a soft ride but not a cure all magic treatment to make it a bit more firm.
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Belltech nitro 2 slammers (I think is the name) for the front. I have these on my frontier, the stocks were so worn it felt like I was in a boat. With the slammers it feels a little stiffer than stock but not by much.

The pinto shocks in the link above wear out pretty fast from what I've read, but I don't have experience with them so YMMV.

With blocks you don't need shorter shocks for the rear, since you're effectively just spacing the axle up from the mounting point of the rear shocks. I ran some "load leveler" shocks that pretty much just lifted the rear end up an inch which just prevents the rear from sagging after loading the bed up. If I were to do it again I'd just run air shocks in the back.
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