I suppose it is possible the Bilsteins are limiting my downward travel, I never really checked. But I still get the benefit of additional lift to fit larger tires. And until the rear sway bar comes off, (which mine is) it will prevent downward travel much more than the bilsteins.
So I think the answer to his original question is still no, in that he won't 'have' to get new shocks. He *may* want to though