11-24-2010, 02:44 PM
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Lubbock, TX
Vehicle: 2009 Ram 2500 Megacab
Trim Level: SLT
Engine: 2007-2011 409ci (6.7L) Cummins Turbo Diesel 350hp 650lb/ft
Rep Power: 6
Need Help with Shocks!!!
I need to replace the shocks on my 2007 Ram 1500 QC and don't know what to go with. My truck is a 2WD, stock ride height with no plans to lift or lower. Ya'll let me know which I should go with and why. I have it narrowed down to 3.
Option 1 - 69.95 Each
Bilstein F4BE5C614H0 - Bilstein Sport Series Shocks and Struts
For the performance-minded driver, Bilstein Sport shocks and struts deliver absolute mastery of the road surface. Designed to push a car's suspension to its performance peak, these shocks are well-suited for use with special springs, anti-sway bars, or other suspension upgrades.
Option 2 - 54.95 Each
Rancho RS5000 Shocks
Standing tall as the shock of choice for trucks and SUVs since 1985, Rancho RS5000 Shocks pack plenty of riding comfort for the highway or the trail at a budget-friendly price. Plus, they're ideal for either stock or lifted vehicles.
- Rancho RS5000 Shocks are specially-designed for outstanding all-around ride quality in trucks and SUVs
- Packs many Rancho features for on and off-road performance at a budget-friendly price
- Rancho RS5000 Shocks are ideal for stock or lifted vehicles
- Double-welded mounts with hardened rubber bushings for durability
- Rancho RS5000 Shocks employ a double-chromed 5/8" hardened rod
- Ten-stage, velocity-sensitive valving
- Protective red boots included
- Rancho RS5000 Shocks boast a durable finish for total longevity
- Your Rancho RS5000 Shocks are backed by a Lifetime Warranty
RS5000 Shocks are the ones that started it all for Rancho. They're around today thanks to quality parts and construction. Double-welded mounts. A high-capacity twin-tube design. Hardened, double-chromed 5/8" rods. A glass-filled Teflon piston seal. Internal rebound bumpers. Topped by red urethane protective boots. And, a durable exterior finish that withstood a 240-hour salt spray in testing.
The smooth ride quality of Rancho RS5000 Shocks is buoyed by their ten-stage, velocity-sensitive valving that reacts to the terrain with precise dampening. Comfort is also preserved by hardened rubber bushings that help pad impacts. Best yet, your Rancho RS5000 Shocks carry a Lifetime Warranty.
Option 3 - 59.95 Each
Belltech Sport Trucks 10104I - Belltech Sport Trucks Street Performance Shocks
Street Performance twin-tube shocks from Belltech Sport Trucks set the standard in performance handling for sport trucks. Their low-speed compression characteristics help to control pitch and roll, while their progressive rebound tuning allows you to use large aftermarket wheels and still have a smooth, firm ride. Oversized 55mm shock bodies, 35mm pistons, and 15mm piston rods, combined with vehicle-specific damping tunes, will give you the ride that you are looking for.
2007 Ram 1500 QC - SOLD and bought a 2009 4x4 Megacab 2500 with 6.7 Cummins. Full Sinister EGR/Throttle Valve/dpf deletes, 4" Turbo back exhaust, Banks cold air intake, EFI Live tuning by Anarchy Diesel running 100hp Street tune. Peragon bed cover.