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Old 10-28-2011, 01:41 PM   #1
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My truck has around 76k on it. When is a good mileage to change the shocks? And when i do so what is a good brand to go with? Thanks in advance!!!

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Old 10-28-2011, 01:41 PM   #2
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My truck has around 76k on it. When is a good mileage to change the shocks? And when i do so what is a good brand to go with? Thanks in advance!!!
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Old 10-28-2011, 04:14 PM   #3
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Automotive standard has always been 50k but alot of cars can go more I sug no more than 75k they mY not leak but the seals inside can go bad biggest thing they can destroy your tires chop heaven if they are really bad

As for what kind Monroe are good for street use if you go offroad alot get some KYB or an aftermarket shock designed for abuse
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Old 10-29-2011, 11:46 PM   #4
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Shocks on my 03 were dead at 50k. Had a driverside rear that had failed without leaks. Replaced them with Monroe's standard length in the front and 2" shorter in the rear. I used the online Monroe specification chart to select the shocks.
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Old 10-30-2011, 05:22 PM   #5
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Cool, I guess ive gotten lucky with mine. The ride doesn't seem rough and no leaks just figured it was probably about time
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I am going to have to replace my rear shocks due to one leaking!
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Old 11-05-2011, 06:03 PM   #7
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leaking is a sure sign. Mine didn't leak but It was unstable at highway speeds on back roads with the driver rear collapsed.
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Old 01-23-2012, 06:48 PM   #8
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Mine failed already at 22,000 miles front left is leaking....thats now one bad hub bearing two bad tie rod ends and a leaking steering cooler all by 22,000 miles.....
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:04 PM   #9
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Ordered new shocks and was going to install this weekend. Does anyone know if i need a spring compressor to do the job? 07 ram 1500 qc 4x4 coil over shocks.....Thanks
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Old 02-26-2012, 06:45 AM   #10
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how can u tell if the shocks are leaking or if the shocks are worn out.
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