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Shocks for RRC

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Dino

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Our 94' with OME HD springs needs new shocks. Is anyone running anything other than the OME shocks? thanks in advance.

 

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DiscoDavis

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OME is good. harsher these days by a bit but great on heavy cars. 

 

Bilstein I thought of, heard they were also pretty stiff. 


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I know Nathan (SLOHybrid) and Chuck (Desertcrawler) swear by Bilstien.  But like anything, there're are various versions available.  They are running the remote reservoir variants.  I believe that's the 5160 (?).  After that you start looking at stuff like Fox and King.


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Bilstein 7100 12" & 14" travel 360/80 pressure w/reservoirs... love them (thanks Don)  you get the race technology without having to rebuild them every year like FOX :D

 

I get mine from Eshocks .com... you could also run the none reservoir 7100's for A stock look but either way you will need to change the mounts for a RRC ... go with D2 upper towers and get the rest from Rovertym... he can actually sell you all of the above minus the shocks although he has some "brand" I am not familiar with.

 

If you are just running this on the street I would go with the yellow Bilstein shocks available from most aftermarket Rover suppliers.

 

King brand are really nice if you don't mind spending $500 -800 per shock.


Edited by SLOHybrid, 18 October 2017 - 07:18 PM.

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I'm running the terrafirma adjustable in a +5" travel configuration. They have been doing well for me and enjoy the adjustable nob on the side for quick changes.

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