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Old 11-04-2007, 09:07 AM   #1
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Which shocks?

I hitched up the Basecamp to my 99 'Burb to take her for a 10 mile tow (gotta keep those tires round) and found that I need new shocks. Not that I mind feeling like I'm traveling with dolphons, but she does porpoise a LOT and I'm not a fan of losing my lunch!

Anyway, what shocks would ya'll recommend for a 99 1/2 ton 'Burb?
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Old 11-04-2007, 09:11 AM   #2
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KONI, if available, BILSTEIN if not. You might also look to replacing the anti-roll bar bushings (with polyurethane). The combination will surprise you. Also, look for slop in steering gear and linkages.
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Old 11-04-2007, 09:15 AM   #3
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I do not know about Knoi but have used Bilstein in my Burb for years. Thats years of use per set not changing them ever years like most domestic shocks.
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Old 11-04-2007, 09:37 AM   #4
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Checking the Koni website, they don't offer a rear shock for the 99, Bilstein has both front & rear available.
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Old 11-15-2007, 12:10 PM   #6
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I wound up putting in a set of KYB Gas-A-Just Shocks in the 'Burb. Fantastic ride, no more "riding with Flipper" with a trailer behind me.
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Old 11-15-2007, 09:35 PM   #7
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I put Bilsteins in my 96 3/4 ton Burb and noticed a real difference in handling. I want to replace the shocks in my 08 F250 but Bilstein doesn't make them yet.
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