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Off-roading Shock Absorbers
September 25, 2017
9:32 am
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Tony45
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Does anybody here have any experience with Bilstein Shocks? I am planning to replace the stock shock absorbers on my 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sahara with off-roading shocks. I have read so many good reviews about the brand. Should I go for it? Any other recommendations? 

September 25, 2017
9:48 am
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Gilbert & Betty
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Bilstein’s are good, look at Fox shocks. But what kind of wheeling will you be doing most it’s what you will be doing 

September 25, 2017
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JohnDF
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I only run Bilsteins. I can’t afford Fox shocks.

The Bilstein shocks run stiff bit last a long time and work well both on and off road.

I used to wheel a lot. . .

October 2, 2017
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Josh
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I run Bilsteins. No issues to date. Dependable product. 

Semper Fi

October 3, 2017
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Ride quality is a combination of spring rate and shock valving.  If you are still running a stock spring then i would get a JK tuned shock.  If you are lifted then I would get shocks valved to your lift kit (if that is an option).  Bilstein, fox, king, Old Man Emu, and the Teraflex Falcon line are options i can think of off hand that are available in jk tuned valving.  In my college days i would run the cheapest shocks i could get because i was wrecking them so often, now ride comfort is becoming more important so budget shocks are the first thing to go.  

The nice thing is that the club has many people running many different spring and shock combinations so in addition to getting multiple opinions you do have the option to ask for rides and see for yourself.

October 16, 2017
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Thanks for the input guys!

January 17, 2018
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Krawlman
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I really love my Bilsteins as well.  I have a 4″ lift.

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