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Stock "Heavy-Duty" Shocks

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by prossett, Oct 16, 2005.

  1. prossett

    prossett 1/2 ton status

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    For a stock height '83 Jimmy, used on sand dunes, how would you rate the difference between a middle-range aftermarket shock (say, Rancho5000) and the OEM "heavy duty" shocks?

    Will be changing all 6 soon.
     
  2. prossett

    prossett 1/2 ton status

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    Any comments?

    I've got to decide - OEM shocks available in country, aftermarket ones I need to ship from the USA.
     
  3. Brocky

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    Not sure about the HD but the Rancho 5000's my buddy had were real rough. Dont know what to tell u. I am in the market for shocks myself. I want something with a lot of travel.
     
  4. dremu

    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    Well, that's a wrinkle, but I'd consider dropping the dual shocks up front and going to one good one -- search on this, lots of people talk about it.

    -- A
     

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