Good shocks?

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billzilla

Good shocks?

Post by billzilla » Sun Mar 23, 2008 11:28 pm

I'm looking for good ride shocks, don't need to be ultra stiff, but of good or excellent quality and longevity. Just for the front for now - the rears I'll do later along with new leafs (if it needs them).

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Post by CtownRunner » Mon Mar 24, 2008 6:17 pm

KYB are use alot. Everyone has a favorite but I bet more of us use KYB than anyothers.

Summit or Just Suspension carries them.

I would do all 4 at the same time.
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Post by road chicken » Sat Apr 05, 2008 10:05 pm

I use the KYB on mine and they are pretty good. Another option would be Bilstein's
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Re: Good shocks?

Post by N3st3r » Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:40 pm

You can find a lot of options when it comes to shocks. Getting the right shocks for your car also depends if you want to add other parts such as springs. Bilstein is usually recommended to be paired with H&R or Eibach springs.

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Re: Good shocks?

Post by 71bird » Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:37 am

I think it comes down to what do you want to spend balanced with what you want from the shocks. I chose Kong's because they are priced in the middle, but most important, they are adjustable.
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Re: Good shocks?

Post by gary » Tue May 01, 2018 1:46 am

I used KYB's on my '71 GTX.

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Re: Good shocks?

Post by mclean03 » Thu May 03, 2018 3:02 am

I'm very pleased with the performance of KYB's. They are no pricey also.

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Re: Good shocks?

Post by rr6pak » Sun May 13, 2018 3:48 pm

KYB's or Billstein's are good. I have Billstein's myself

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Re: Good shocks?

Post by dangina » Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:29 pm

I run double adjustable QA1, if I wasn't running this setup it would be bilstein.
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