Off-roading Shocks

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Off-roading Shocks

Post by storm55 » Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:29 pm

What brand of shock absorbers is best for off-roading? I am planning to place an order on Bilstein Shocks. I will be installing it on my 2013 Ford F-150 FX4 truck.

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Re: Off-roading Shocks

Post by F9K9 » Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:52 pm

I hope I don't come across as a smart*ss but, have you looked for a full size off-road Ford forum? I'm sure they have plenty of good info there.

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Re: Off-roading Shocks

Post by Justwes » Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:44 pm

bilstein is a good brand, fox i believe makes aftermarket shocks for your truck. really none of the stock style configuration shocks are idea for offroading. but you're not really in a vehicle setup for heavy offroading without serious modification anyways so they should be alrite. you'll blow them pretty easy with any significant flex
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Re: Off-roading Shocks

Post by lexgator » Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:20 am

Teraflex work well for me. I may be a sucker for branding, but my set have been pretty well beat up on the outside while I try to keep up with the better rigs in the club and still give a safe and stable ride as my daily driver. I installed them when I did my suspension/axel upgrade and run 35’s.

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