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Which Shock is best

I am gonna be upgrading my shocks which is the best they are all about the same price

Bilstein
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Monroe
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bilstien ftw
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+1 for Bilstein
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lol i dislike my bilsteins. they have practically no rebound dampning and the compression is to soft to boot.

but i havent compared them with anyhting eles, and i hope these are not the best the market has to offer.. that bolt it....

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I just got Bilstiens 2-3 weeks ago and couldnt be happier with them and Alon hooked me up with a good deal!
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I have heard good things about KYB as well. I think it more depends on what you need them to do. If you just ride on the street, or street and mild offroad, or serious off, towing, etc etc
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bilsteins FTMFW!
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KYB MonoMax if u offroad or tow, if its a street-queen, KYB Gas-A-Justs. (Both Monotube).
Any monotube shock outperforms any twin-tube or triple-tube shock.

Monroe...please dont.
Rancho...made my monroe, again, please dont.
ProComp...oil charged, at least go with a gas-charged shock.
Bilstein...well at least its a monotube shock, thats all I can say bout them.
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Ditto on the MonoTube KYB's.. What can I say.. I'm biased.. my street ride can be a little jittery at times.. but when I'm offroading.. people swear I've got the most comfortable ride offroad.. They shrug off potholes like they arent anything
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i have had both rancho and bilstein and the bilsteins are worth the $$$
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i have had both rancho and bilstein and the bilsteins are worth the $$$
So are the KYB's
Look around and see the pros and cons of each shock.
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bilsteins FTMFW! <-lol

I have bilsteins and love them for the street. I hear they hit a point and wear out, I haven't experienced, but will find out I guess. Probably go with a set of KYBs next go around.
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