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Old 08-23-2010, 05:48 PM
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Need New Shocks, Any Suggestions?

Hello everybody, my shocks are shot after 97K and 5 years. Im looking for shocks that will be an overall improvement over OEM. It seems the following brands tend to come up: Bilstein HD, Edelbrock IAS Performer, and Monroe Reflex. Can anyone recommend a good shock among these 3? I don't offroad and Im going to stick solely on City/highway. I do have to deal with potholes though . Also, I've been told its a good idea to change the steering stabilizer at the same time, can anyone recommend any particular models? Is it really necessary?

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Re: Need New Shocks, Any Suggestions?

i just got my bilstein hd's in the mail today from kolak.. gonna get them on this weekend!
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i love my bilsteins, good price from ajusa.com too
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Re: Need New Shocks, Any Suggestions?

ive got the bilstein HD's. I think they are great. its kind of a pain getting the bolts off underneath the jeep though. Use some bolt loosener for sure.
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Old 08-23-2010, 11:06 PM
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Not the monroes 4 sure. For the stabelizer get the rancho one.
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Re: Need New Shocks, Any Suggestions?

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Not the monroes 4 sure. For the stabelizer get the rancho one.
I recall you owned the Edelbrocks. What is your opinion of them?

I am definitely leaning towards the Bilsteins HD's. Everybody seems to like them. Sucks that they are yellow and blue
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i like them but they're really expensive. I plan on getting the bilstiens when i drop it because only the back are edelbrock. If you dont mind some used ones. i'll sell them to you.
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Re: Need New Shocks, Any Suggestions?

I won't be buying soon but I'll let you know if anything. In regards to the steering stabilizer, was it a noticeable change? What about the Monroe steering stabilizer?
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Re: Need New Shocks, Any Suggestions?

I dont plan on droping it till about a month. If you want i can hold them for you. I can really remember any more since it been like 2 yrs since i got it. Idk... How much is it?
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