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Shock Recommendation for DD

I need some recommendations for what shocks to put on my truck. It's a 2000 Ranger XLT 2WD. It is my DD and will not see any off road, towing, or hauling heavy loads. The shocks on it now are original (110K miles) and need to be replaced. I put under 10K miles per year on the truck and am easy on vehicles. I only plan to keep the truck for 2-3 more years, so I just need something to get me through that time. I am looking to get some cheap, yet quality front and rear shocks. I want something that will at least give me the stock ride quality, if not something better. Anything out there fit the bill for what I am looking for?
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I'd go with Bilstein.
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Bilsteins are an offroad shock and are not cheap.

I would go with Monroe or something similar.
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Go rancho! lol.
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I got some Monroe Sensa-Tracs earlier this year. I had the originals still and love the Monroes.
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Even though I keep reading good things about the Bilsteins, they are too expensive for my application. If I was going to be off roading and keeping my truck until it dies, then I could justify spending that much. I just need something to get me by for 2-3 years or less than 40,000 miles.

I am thinking about Monroe Sensa-Tracs, but is there anything out there that is cheaper, but is still a quality shock?
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30$ procomp es 9000. haha
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Monroe- Matics , if your not hauling or off- roadin. I got a set of the Sensa-Tracs and they are better then the OEM HD gas ones I had but still a bit stiff for less then perfect roads.

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Go rancho! lol.
theyre junk... I had them on my truck for 3 months and they started to rust, not to mention the ****ty ride quality
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