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Anyone have the Bell Tech Nitro 2 shocks? If so how do you like them? I ordered a set today from Stylin hopin to smooth out the ride a little, that and some 285/50-20s and I should be in action and sittin pretty. My 265/50s were just too short and lasted only 18K miles....suck!
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I had a set of the Nitro shocks and my truck was still bottoming with my bike in the back, so opt and put a set of the Street performace shocks in. For $15-$20 more, the ride is worth it. Plus to the Wifey if Pregnant, so it's worth forking the extra scrills.
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I have them on my truck. I like the ride. They are stiffer than the stock shocks, therefore they make the truck a little bouncy at times.
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I have them and i am pretty happy (Nitro Active II) but i only have the factory ones to compare with.
I get mine from Stillen since it's the cheapest online place i could find.
Due for a change now so i may change it up this time.
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I have them on my truck. They seem just fine to me.
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I got the version 2 of them, they are in boxes in the garage, so we'll see soon! It has to beat what I have which is blown out OEM replacements...just horrible.
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Ouch, you're still running stock? Hell, my '07 had to have them changed when I did my 2/4 cuz they were leaking oil. You'll be amazed at how much smoother the ride is
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dont mean to take away from you greg but i just wanted to ask if anybody had a write up of how to replace shocks. this seemed like a good place.
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dont mean to take away from you greg but i just wanted to ask if anybody had a write up of how to replace shocks. this seemed like a good place.
On our trucks it REAL easy, 2 bolts in the back shocks (upper and lower) 3 in the front (one nut on top and 2 bolts on bottom going in LCAs.)
All 4 can be done in an hour by a drunk monkey. :P
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yah, before I changed out m shocks I had the stock OEM's till. The shocks kept bottoming out and were shot to hell. I moved my weight set one day, and the suspen. just sat at the bottom of the shock. felt like I was riding a harley with A/C. As soon as I changed out the shocks, felt like a whole different truck. I love the Belltech shocks.
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