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es3000 or es9000

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 85mudblazin, Aug 25, 2004.

  1. 85mudblazin

    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    O am getting the 15" travel shocks and there is only a $2 difference, which one is the best shock that will give me the best on/off road permormance?? The es9000 are nitrogen charged.
    Thanks
    -Chris
     
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    get the 9000s if there is only a $2 difference
     
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    Where are you getting them from?
     
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    Neither. I don't know why you'd spend real cash on a twin tube shock.

    Bilsteins.
     
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    why spend $80 per shock when I can get great performanece out of a 15" travel es9000 for $30??
     
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    get the 9K, I have the 3K's and wish i had. It is a better shock. Hell it's only a couple of bucks! /forums/images/graemlins/pimp1.gif
     
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    yea I think i am going to get them, I just ordered my ford towers earlier today so it will all be ggrrraavvvvvvvvvvvyyyy /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    why spend $80 per shock when I can get great performanece out of a 15" travel es9000 for $30??

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    Why spend $30 for a twin tube shock when you can buy the same thing in a Gabrial for $15?

    No question monotubes are far superior in design. Bilstein is NOT just a brand name.

    In short you paid twice what I paid for my shocks, but at least I knew I was getting crappy shocks. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    do they have the gabriels with 15" of travel??
     
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    I dont think soooooooooo
     
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    12.53"

    Doubtful you can use more than that unless you have something besides lift springs in the front of your rig.

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    Doubtful you can even use half that with 600 lb/in springs up front (rough country)
     
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    Im about to go to 52's................
     

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