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I don't have much experience with suspensions and such so I need help. I'm running a 3 inch lift. Putting in that was a learning curve all on its own. I bought some pro comp es3000 from 4 wheel parts. The guy behind the counter ordered up the stuff and sent me on my way. I pulled out a rear shock to compare to the original one. They are the same length. Im going to try and take back the rear shocks but what length do I need? I read somewhere that a f250 shock is the right length but does anyone have a measurement? Or did the ac coils I put in lift way more than 3 inches? http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/01/

upy6a2yz.jpg here is the truck.

 

 

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I would run a rough country shock for a hard body +2 on lift should do

 

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www.roughcountry.com/shockseries/ntwo/?view=fitment

 

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I don't have much experience with suspensions and such so I need help. I'm running a 3 inch lift. Putting in that was a learning curve all on its own. I bought some pro comp es3000 from 4 wheel parts. The guy behind the counter ordered up the stuff and sent me on my way. I pulled out a rear shock to compare to the original one. They are the same length. Im going to try and take back the rear shocks but what length do I need? I read somewhere that a f250 shock is the right length but does anyone have a measurement? Or did the ac coils I put in lift way more than 3 inches? http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/01/

upy6a2yz.jpg here is the truck.

 

 

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hey boss im gunna try and make it even easier for ya.... just go to your local parts store and order some rancho rs5112's. i really dont remember what they were supposed to fit... but i can vouch they are more than long enough and a hell of a lot cheaper than 4x4parts.com.

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i have them on my lifted pathy and she rides like a dream! But PLEASE make sure you put locktite on your upper control arm bolts. one of mine came loose and stripped out all the threads on my frame. i had to tap and die the frame for a larger bolt.

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You use any hoop shock for the rear as long as they are longer then stock. Anything off of a truck should work as long as they are hoop shocks. I got a set of long travel shocks off cl for 20 bucks

 

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Yeah I had mine strip out when I put the UCA on. I just put inserts in all four holes. I ended up going back to the store and a different guy just exchanged them for 3 inch longer ones. I guess the first guy who helped me just confused me. I really like my procomps.

 

 

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hmmmm i gotta order up some new rears when i lift... i forgot about that bit. wanna toss some clues onto which shocks you ended up with? lol

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Procomp es3000

 

 

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Gotta find me some asap lol

 

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Just to give an update. My ES3000 in the rear have failed already. Im guessing the 31 BFG mk2 MTs and 3" AC coils were too much for them to control.

 

 

Yup thats about it

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I have the adjustable Rancho 9000 on mine with a 3in calmani SL. I like the the rears are nice, I feel like the drinks are a bit soft for hard off roading even when cranked up to 9. For daily driving I have them at 7 front and 5 rear when I am emptier. When I have my gear or out of roading I am at 9 all the way around. With the rear feeling good. That is with 33" BFG KM2s

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Thanks for the info. I just put the same shocks on tonight. I will give your recommendation a try tomorrow.

 

 

Yup thats about it

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Ford f250/f350 1995 rear shocks here. Just used cheap Monroe brand and they ride awesome years and years later. 3" longer than stock

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I got the f350 shocks on the rear of mine.

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