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Old 09-11-2010, 10:45 AM
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hey guys just wonderin if any of u have bilsteins on ur trucks and how u like them compared to the oe shocks.im doin my 04 soon and would appriciate any insight.also doin the steering dampnerthanx
 
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Old 09-11-2010, 12:31 PM
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The company as a whole is great, the short comings though on a Discovery is, they are shorter the a factory shock and their,"Lifetime Warranty, is hell to get covered.
I would suggest you go with the new OME Sport shocks, well tested and proven and a little longer for those lifts.
 
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OME is great for enthusiast but they are not for those who want a comfy ride.
 
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Originally Posted by lipadj46 View Post
OME is great for enthusiast but they are not for those who want a comfy ride.
What would you reccomend for a comfy ride? Mine aren't in dire need of changing, but when the time comes, I'd like to know what to get. Thanks in advance!
 
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Old 09-12-2010, 07:56 AM
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I totally disagree with that statement, as heavy as our trucks are and especially with warn out factory coils, you need a strong shock to control the ride.
 
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I'm talking more about springs I guess as they control the stiffness. I'm not saying the truck does not drive better but even with medium OME springs you will get a nice jar over every little bump if you have no weight in the back. I have a 90lb toolbox in the back and it makes a bit of a difference. I don't think a soccer mom would appreciate that.
 
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you will get a stiff ride with bilsteins....
 
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i have bilsteins on now and they suck. the PO put them on. i ordered a TerraFirma kit but its MIA.
 
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bilsteins are great shocks the problem is most people just buy off the shelf you need the right setup to get the ride you're looking for...
 
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thanx guys im just really looking for somthing confortable because i drive 120 miles a day in my 04 just not sure what to get ive driven other trucks with bilsteins and it was a comfy ride thats why im askin about them
 

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