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Old 08-09-2019, 08:43 PM   #1
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Iím replacing my rear shocks on my 2004 F 150. Any reason to upgrade from stock ?The truck has a tow package.
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Old 08-09-2019, 09:01 PM   #2
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Put on Timbrens and a pair of Bilsteins... You will love them. I have a 2014 F150.... Turns so much better, handles the road better, and does not drop when u put the weight of the trailer on.
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Old 08-09-2019, 11:59 PM   #4
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Put on Timbrens and a pair of Bilsteins... You will love them. I have a 2014 F150.... Turns so much better, handles the road better, and does not drop when u put the weight of the trailer on.
Good to know about the Bilsteins . Have for front and rear of our truck to get put on . Pat
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I just replaced the OEM rear shocks on my Frontier with Bilsteins. I can now tow if I want without WDH which was not an option before. Massive improvement.
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I just replaced the OEM rear shocks on my Frontier with Bilsteins. I can now tow if I want without WDH which was not an option before. Massive improvement.
Hey Greg instead of buying a new truck , doing some improvements to the old girl . Had Bilsteins on our 79 Class C motor home and absolutely loved the ride . So canít wait to install these . Trying to decide to just install myself or pay for it . Have done shocks in the past but getting kind of old laying on the ground and right arm not what she used to be . Need to change out some end links too in front . The rears are fine probably because truck has air bags from the camper days . Also finally upgraded the radio in truck too. Some pictures , canít wait ! Pat
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You will love them, Pat as you well know. With my shoulder issue I paid a mobile mechanic to come bust them on. It’s a very simple job, but the bottom bolts are torqued at 150 from the factory and I don’t have an air wrench, so went the safe route.
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You will love them, Pat as you well know. With my shoulder issue I paid a mobile mechanic to come bust them on. Itís a very simple job, but the bottom bolts are torqued at 150 from the factory and I donít have an air wrench, so went the safe route.
I know Greg Linda wants me to pay to have it done which is probably the way I will go. Oh itís the end links in rear that the rubber still looks good but the shocks will be replaced like the front . Did you go with the series 4600 or 5100 ? Pat
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4600. Frontier doesn’t need too much on the rear.
Your truck is awesome, glad to see ur giving her some luv.
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4600. Frontier doesnít need too much on the rear.
Your truck is awesome, glad to see ur giving her some luv.
Yup We have the 4600 series . I think the 5100 series is for off road . Got to keep her in service ! Pat
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