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Old 06-18-2015, 03:24 PM   #1
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Which shocks are best?

I need to replace my two front shocks on my 40' DP and need to pick a brand- soon!😕 I've read here that Koni are the best but then I've also read about other brands. I need your advice and opinions. Thanks! 😀
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I need to replace my two front shocks on my 40' DP and need to pick a brand- soon!😕 I've read here that Koni are the best but then I've also read about other brands. I need your advice and opinions. Thanks! 😀
Last week I changed the OEM Bilstiens with Koni's. The ride is much more plyable for sure.
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Old 06-19-2015, 02:05 AM   #3
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My Koni shocks provide a nice ride. I'd get them again.
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Old 06-19-2015, 05:48 AM   #4
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Just changed out my original Monroe shocks for Koni.
When the DW states the ride is much improved, then it is money well spent
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Seems like Koni is well worth the additional price
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Replaced Bilsteins with Koni. Ride difference is noticeable.
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Same here, replaced stock shocks with Koni's and there was a noticeable difference.
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I take the MoHo in the shop this Thursday and will go with Koni. Thanks for the good advice and all the responses!
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the problem with the bilstiens is the factory bilstiens are not the same as the ones you buy from bilstien

the bilstien is a better shock after market... and I think they are the best available....

but because the bilstiens that come one the factory chassis ride soo harsh... that's what you here about....
not many here have took the stock shocks off... put the konis... then took them off for the bilstiens.......I did
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the problem with the bilstiens is the factory bilstiens are not the same as the ones you buy from bilstien

the bilstien is a better shock after market... and I think they are the best available....

but because the bilstiens that come one the factory chassis ride soo harsh... that's what you here about....
not many here have took the stock shocks off... put the konis... then took them off for the bilstiens.......I did
I agree with LVRVLUVR I went with Bilsteins based on his results. Much better shock and greatly improved over stock on my chassis. Cant be more happy with the results. Oh and you were right about the rear numbers for the Excursion, Thanks for your post.
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We went with Bilsteins and are very happy. Now be prepared when you go shopping
I went thru 6 vendors who were all out of stock on the ones we needed for our Monaco.none of the venders were sure when they would get them
Found them at Summit Racing and they were super to work with
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I agree with LVRVLUVR I went with Bilsteins based on his results. Much better shock and greatly improved over stock on my chassis. Cant be more happy with the results. Oh and you were right about the rear numbers for the Excursion, Thanks for your post.
your welcome..

you find a great improvement on wash board roads as the koni's will pack and foam up where as the proper valved bilsiens gas charged will not
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On my previous gasser, bought it with 23K miles, the OEM shocks were toast. Changed to Bilsteins, nice improvement. At 60 K miles changed to Konis. Even better ride than Bilsteins.

Current DP has Bilsteins 44K miles. At some point in the future, I will change to Konis
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