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"cheap" shocks

So after doing new front rotors, pads, and both rear brake lines, my shocks are now leaking . Does anyone know of any remotly decent "cheap" shocks for a 4" lift. DR/ICON as much as I would love to have is way out of my range. and I would let them keep leaking but its getting worse by the hour haha. Thanks
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rancho or skyjacker on ebay, i think you can get 2 bilsteins for around $160 shipped from shockwarehouse though

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i get my skyjackers from Summitracing.com. They are $43 a piece and come with lifetime warranty.

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KYB are decent shocks.

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I've been pretty happy with the bottom of the line Fabtech shocks on my truck. They are significantly better than the stock Ranchos, they don't beat you to death. They were only $160 for the set of 4 when I bought them.

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