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I am ordering shocks tomorrow and decided to go with Bilsteins. I cant decide to go with the 4600 or 5100 series. I will be towing a camper and horse trailer occasionally. This is my daily driver so most of my driving will just be me and the truck...

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I just put the 5100 on my ram and it rides great
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I'll second the 5100'S.
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I did a little more research and it looks like the 5100 series are designed for lifted trucks. The 4600 series is for a stock height. I think Im gonna stick with the 4600 series for now... Idk if ill ever lift it but if I do the ill prob go with the 5100 series.
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Well, I went with the 4600 series which I found online for 63.00 a piece. They came in last Thurs. and I had a chance to install them tonight. Super easy install, definitely a one man job but easier with two. I decided not to take off the tires but I did have to use a jack to raise the frame a little. I think the previous owner had towed a lot with my truck because I have 75,000 miles on it and the shocks were shot.

Definitely a great upgrade! If anyone is thinking about changing their shocks I say do it!
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Glad it worked out to your liking.
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