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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-19-2004, 12:33 PM Thread Starter
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Question Ok what should I buy?

I am about to replace all the shocks in my bird.

1st. What should I get?
2nd. If I want to lower my bird will I be able to do it with the shocks you suggest?
3rd. Where to buy?
4th. Dont want to go crazy with the $$$$$$.

Thanks for the help!

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I would go with 96-97 sport shocks if you are looking for an inexpensive ($150), good shock. If you plan on lowering the car more that 1" I would suggest Bilsteins but they will cost you more ($350). The sport shocks I would order from Dan Newman at Joe Cooper Ford. For the Bilsteins see the for sale forum, there should be a thread selling the fronts and you can still order the rears from Shox.com I believe.


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tokico blues are lowering compatable, and are pretty cheap. i love em. its been two years and i still fully assult each highway ramp i can.

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Anyone one know about KYB?

Are they any good or are they cheep for a reason?
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Originally posted by bmac
I know they arent cheap, but have you considered Konis? Yes they are adjustable and the front is a cartridge and you need to chop and drill your old front shocks. Ok, back to reality, check out Monroe Reflex, they are a little more expensive than OE by just a few dollars, but are supposed to be really good shocks.


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