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Old 03-16-2007, 03:13 PM
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Rear Shock absorbers

My rear shocks are leaking and need to be replaced. I was wondering what shocks everyone is using and what type, heavy duty, comfort heavy duty, Bilsteins, KYB, etc. Thanks for the input.
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Old 03-16-2007, 07:31 PM
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Bilstein comforts worked out well on my 560. The originals were shot. The 380 has KYB in front, they don't look very old...but they are shot. I'm going with Bilsteins there also...shop around, prices vary.
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Old 03-16-2007, 10:19 PM
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I am super happy with the Bilstein replacements. Ride is great. Check out www.adsitco.com click on steering and suspension. Good prices and nice people.
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Old 03-17-2007, 01:17 AM
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Bilstien heavy duty. front and rear. Changed my ride completely. Subframe bushings helped too.
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Old 03-18-2007, 01:56 PM
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Thank you for the replies. I appreciate the advice and recommendations on the product and company. I'll let you know how it goes.
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Old 03-22-2007, 10:27 PM
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I spoke to the indy next to my office and they told me it would be about $400 to have my rear shocks changed. That was all it took for me to order the Bilsteins from Adsit company, $49 each plus shipping, 2 1/2 hours of getting greasy and its done. The ride changed dramatically. A lot less sway around turns and no clunk on bumps and concrete seams. I just cannot say enough about this forum, you all have saved me money, time and aggravation. Thanks for the information everyone.
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Old 03-22-2007, 10:46 PM
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Always check with Fastlane above,,,,, they are one of our sponsors and at least deserve a check
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