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View Poll Results: Which Shock should i get?
Rancho RS5000 2 9.52%
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What shock?

If i were to get new shocks on my stock suspension setup, what do you all think from these 3 shocks. And if not what would u get in the 200-250 buck range? I want a nice ride on the road, but a good shock for offroad too.
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bilsteins no doubt.
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would it be a noticeable difference? im bout to get 32's and i wanna get some nicer shocks put on. i dont wanna get a lift yet but ill prolly get that doetcsh 3".
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a noticable difference in what respect?
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All three are nice shocks and work well off-road.

That said, Bils. Hands Down.

The Ranchos ride like crap on the road.. I went from stock to procomp to rancho to bilstien to SAW... The Bilstiens are by far the best of both worlds, on and offroad comfort and performance..
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http://www.allshocks.com/bilstein/html/show_shocks.asp?make='FORD'&model='Ranger'&year='2 001'

so you all like those bilsteins better than the ranchos?
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http://www.allshocks.com/bilstein/html/show_shocks.asp?make='FORD'&model='Ranger'&year='2 001'

so you all like those bilsteins better than the ranchos?
Yes.
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Get the bilstiens bro
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I like my stock bilsestins.. But then I don't have a whole heluva lot to compare'em to..
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Bilsteins are definately the way to go

http://jusnesmodified.com/store/prod...roducts_id/106
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Kings or Saws!

If you don't want to throw out the cash for the stock replacements (they do exist, before people start telling me I'm wrong), get Bilsteins.
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also keep in mind that STOCK level 2 bilstiens and the bilstiens youd buy, say off my site, are different. The ones on the level 2 are "dressed up" as bilstiens, maybe they were partially developed, but i doubt it. the "heavy duty" bilstiens you find on sites are REAL bilstien shocks and are much better than stock ones. im not saying anything bad about level 2 bilstiens.
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The shocks on FX4's are OEM replacement parts, and are 95% the same as 5100's. They aren't "dressed up," and they are real, fully developed shocks.
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Fcukin Bilsteins... :O
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well id prolly get those ones off the site you showed me, thanks for the help.

i still wanna know what everyone thinks tho
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I told you man, Bilsteins! I think like 2 people have said otherwise
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i know i know, i just want to verify it.
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you forgot kings Burrrrrrrrrrrrap!!!!

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well i guess you know which shock to go with..... after the first ten votes.....
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