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Old 04-07-2011, 11:02 AM   #1
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I'm replacing my shocks because they seem that there going bad . Should I get stock or upgrade what's the best shocks to get for the price?
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Re: Shocks

All depens on your driving style but monroe has a pretty good shock selection.
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Old 04-07-2011, 11:24 AM   #3
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Well I need good shocks I go atleast 95 on the highway and there is a lot of bumps I live in miami and there's a lot if bumps on the roads and construction. And once in a while i like to take turns fast and drift a little bit. How much are the shocks your talking about Monroe
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Re: Shocks

Bilstein is the best in my opinion for shocks and struts. They are a little expensive, but worth it.
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I agree bilstein does have good stuff but they are pricey.
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Old 04-07-2011, 11:54 AM   #6
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Alright I'm going to look into them I really don't want to spend too much money where can I get them at?
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I've learned in the past, if your car came with bilstien then you better go back with them. They truly are better and don't just cost more.
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It is better to stay with what your car is used to.
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Re: Shocks

it really depends on you.

If your suspension still had the stock equipment, then replacing them with new OEM equivalents will be a vast improvement over a worn out set.

If you have the extra cash and would like to upgrade then it'll be an even better replacement.

My 98 GT, when I replace the worn out OEM's I just used monroe sensatrac since they were OEM equivalents and I used the car for general daily driving. It was such a great improvement that I was very happy with them.

Now on the 03 Roush, it came with adjustable bilstiens...when I have to replace them i'll be going back to them because it's what the car came with.
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Like I said.
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Re: Shocks

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it really depends on you.

If your suspension still had the stock equipment, then replacing them with new OEM equivalents will be a vast improvement over a worn out set.

If you have the extra cash and would like to upgrade then it'll be an even better replacement.

My 98 GT, when I replace the worn out OEM's I just used monroe sensatrac since they were OEM equivalents and I used the car for general daily driving. It was such a great improvement that I was very happy with them.

Now on the 03 Roush, it came with adjustable bilstiens...when I have to replace them i'll be going back to them because it's what the car came with.
I've used Monroe sensatrac for a while in and those have been working fine, where I live there are really bumpy roads, and they have always worked perfect for me. because most of shocks adapt to the speed but Monroe sensatrac and the Gabriel contrapart (Ultra I think) adapt to speed and road conditions and are really affordable I've used both for years and no complains from any of those.

Blimsteins are really good, actually performance good but yeah they are pricey.
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Re: Shocks

If you want a better than stock shock/strut that is slightly performance oriented but still comfortable on the road than you might want to look into Tokico HP's...I got a set of them from John at NQS (site sponsor) and will be installing them shortly.

I've heard good things about them as far as being a balanced shock/strut for driving and performance.

Of course Bilsteins are top notch, but you do pay for it.
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I think I'm just going with OEM all the other shocks to expensive more then double for just the shocks . Thanks for the info though guys but I'd rather spend my money on something else
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