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Stock shock change?

I have a 2001 F250 that just doesnt "ride"the way it used to. New tires have about 5,000 miles on them. My question is, how do you know when the shocks nedd replacing? Truck has 140,000 miles and still has original shocks.


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I have a 2001 F250 that just doesnt "ride"the way it used to. New tires have about 5,000 miles on them. My question is, how do you know when the shocks nedd replacing? Truck has 140,000 miles and still has original shocks.


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Stock shocks were most likely junk with in the first 50k,! IMO, The seat of your pants feel is the best way to tell if your shocks are bad.
140k on them shocks, it's time for new ones. I recommend Bilstiens, made a huge diffrence with the ride and handling.
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hands down Bilstein mount 'em and youll feel the difference
before you reach the end of the driveway <i did & others have
said the same thing too> !

no one has a better price than eshocks, others will price match
or try, but eshocks has sold more billstein replacments than anyone !

http://www.eshocks.com/

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The prices on that site are not that good actually. I can get them cheeper from my local NAPA in canadian $$$.
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thanks, they'll be gone this week!
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