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Old 07-12-2018, 05:12 PM   #1
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Shocks Opinions

Have a '53 with 3" lowered axle with 3" leaf pack in front, out back on the rear have a 6" mono leaf.

Looking to replace worn out older shocks, does anyone have any recommendations of good performance shocks for these trucks with running straight axles.


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Old 07-13-2018, 02:47 AM   #2
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Re: Shocks Opinions

I'd just go with my favorite brand with a gas shock that wasn't too stiff. Main thing is don't go with too stiff aka heavy duty of a shock. I worked in a Firestone store in the early 70's and had to pull more than on set of Monroe Magnums off (those big fat yellow ones) because they rode too stiff for a lot of people who didn't need them anyhow.
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Old 07-14-2018, 10:11 AM   #3
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Re: Shocks Opinions

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I'd just go with my favorite brand with a gas shock that wasn't too stiff. Main thing is don't go with too stiff aka heavy duty of a shock. I worked in a Firestone store in the early 70's and had to pull more than on set of Monroe Magnums off (those big fat yellow ones) because they rode too stiff for a lot of people who didn't need them anyhow.


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