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Rancho Shocks??

Hey guys,

I saw some shocks on a 07 Ranger Level II today, and they were yellow, not sure if there are Rancho shocks or not, I know that the FX4 came with them. But my question is, are these a big difference from my stock shocks on my 07 Ranger Sport 4x4?

And are these hard to swap?

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Those were Bilstein shocks. Those prolly fit yours, but I'm not 100%, as I don't have a LVLII, or 4WD for that fact.
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Would these make a big difference in the drive of the truck?

These would only be for the rear right?
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the '08+ FX4's have rancho shocks.
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They'd be front and rear. and they're stiffer than yours.
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I hear people from other threads that they do like the Bilstein shocks, are they worth the switch over? I saw some in an 07 Level II the other day, I don't know if they have all 4 of them or not, but just wondering if it's worth the money to switch?
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imo man youll never get your truck to ride as smooth as you want it to no matter how much money you sink in suspension its a truck its meant to ride rough ha ha
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well I'm not really complaining about the ride, I was just wondering if there was like a huge difference in them, that's all.
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there's a big difference if your old shocks are worn out or busted. but if your current shocks are still good, you just notice a stiffer ride.
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I noticed a slightly stiffer ride, but there is no comparison onroad or offroad with bumps and uneven terrain.
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perfect, thanks guys, my stock shocks are still good.
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If you want a smoother ride go get a cadillac
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You're some smart, hahaha.

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with some 24s ridin' on blades.
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i am runnin the rancho rsx on my 04. rides a little stiff but hell its a truack right. next shocks i get will be bilstiens fo sho
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not trying to hijack the thread but relized i needed new shocks and pro leafs will the blistens also help with towing heavy loads.
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shocks counteract the "springy" action your vehicle has whenever you hit a bump. it's your leaf springs that do all the working during towing.
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My right rear shock and mount came loose coming home from hunting. Let me tell you, it was like jumping on a trampoline. Dad had to fab a custom mount after that predicament. Now I got Rough Country shocks, they are pretty good, as good of a ride your going to get on a 4 inch lift and 31's. :)
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