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Old 05-05-2017, 11:25 AM   #1
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Question Shocks for lowerd trucks?

Any recommendations on best shocks for lowered trucks 6&5 drop?
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Old 05-05-2017, 11:34 AM   #2
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Re: Shocks for lowerd trucks?

I would recommend Doetsch Tech shocks or shocks from Ride Tech depending on budget.
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Old 05-05-2017, 01:10 PM   #3
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Re: Shocks for lowerd trucks?

If you can shoot me some measurements at ride height from mount to mount, Id be happy to spec out something for you.
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Old 05-06-2017, 10:02 PM   #4
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Re: Shocks for lowerd trucks?

Ran a set of Belltech Street Performance on my old '93 S-10 with 5/6 drop. I liked them so much that I bought another set for the '97 Tahoe I acquired after selling the S-10. I still have my Tahoe & like how it rides being lowered. I had the Doetsch Tech on my old '93 C-1500 with 5/8 drop. The fronts rode nice, & the rear ones did too until bottoming out. I only had a regular frame notch though, so I don't really hold it against the shocks.

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1966 Chevy C-10 "Black Betty"

shortbed, fleetside, BBW, 327 V8/ Powerglide (under construction)

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