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Old April 3rd, 2009, 06:47 PM
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suspension upgrade

Hey guys I searched the site and I can't find any recent advice on a suspension upgrade. I have the original suspension and I think its time to upgrade. Truthfully I don't do the truck justice taking it off road. I rarely see a dirt road although I would like to do more easy to moderate trails. So bring on the ideas. I don't mind the hazing. oh I also need new tires. Thought I would stick with the BFGs.
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Old April 3rd, 2009, 09:16 PM
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How would you like you new suspension to be better or different?

A new set of bilsteins might be all that you want.

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How would you like you new suspension to be better or different?

A new set of bilsteins might be all that you want.

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Which Bilsteins?
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95k on the truck,
I would like some upgrade in handling less jarring on uneven/ dirt roads. I would also like a little lift.
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OME MD in the rear. RRC rears in the front. New bilsteins (the normal off the sheft ones) and a new OME steering damper.
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OME MD in the rear. RRC rears in the front. New bilsteins (the normal off the sheft ones) and a new OME steering damper.
I think I have these springs (new and unused) in my garage if you are interested, and I'm right down the road from you in Owings Mills..
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Other than stock that is my favorite set up. I have had a lot of set ups too.

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OME MD in the rear. RRC rears in the front. New bilsteins (the normal off the sheft ones) and a new OME steering damper.
I might give this a try, I think the OME HD/MD rides like shit. Stock wasnt much better.
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I think I have these springs (new and unused) in my garage if you are interested, and I'm right down the road from you in Owings Mills..


I'm interested lets talk.
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This is too tame for this forum. is there agreement on this or is everyone else out working and playing in their trucks. If this is the way to go with the springs, what shocks do I run and can I do this myself? I don't mind getting dirty but my experience is limited.
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Youll get lots of opinions. Heres a spring rate chart. You could get some of those bilsteins or fox shocks you can custom tune.


http://members.shaw.ca/jbarge/springinfo.html
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Youll get lots of opinions. Heres a spring rate chart. You could get some of those bilsteins or fox shocks you can custom tune.


http://members.shaw.ca/jbarge/springinfo.html
Man they come stiff from the factory. Makes sense, but also explains the ride.
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very happy with the rovertym setup. As happy with the rancho 9 way ajustable as any other. GBR shaft will be inportant also after that.
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