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KYB Shocks

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by opfor2, Oct 28, 2006.

  1. opfor2

    opfor2 1/2 ton status

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    Anyone use KYB shock Absorbers and are they any good? I have never heard of them till I saw them in the LMC catalog . They claim on there web site www.kyb.com that they are an OEM supplier. Are there shocks equal to the Rancho shocks that I presently have?

    Thanks Dan..
     
  2. SUPERSUB87

    SUPERSUB87 1/2 ton status

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    dont really know much about them... but if im skeptical... i mean ranchos are some of the best shocks. these dont really seem to be for "off-road" i think i had these on my burb befor the lift... the gas-a-just shock... they seemed a little rough for me.. same design at least. but that could be do to the dual setup i have up front.
     
  3. 92k1500CO

    92k1500CO Registered Member

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    I have had KYB's on ALL my 2nd and 3rd gen cars and loved them. I have not, however used them on a truck. The gas-ad-just give an excellent ride under all conditions, and i never wore any out. They are reasonably priced, so you might want to try them and let us all know!
     
  4. Desert Rat

    Desert Rat Fetch the comfy chair

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    Rancho's are just slightly better than stock but stiffer, unless you go with the higher end models. I used to run Rancho's but they seemed to wear out pretty fast. I put KYB Monomax's on my big stock SUV (their truck shock) and really like them. I run Bilstein 5150's though on my Blazer. The Bilstein's are excellent.
     

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