Reviewed By Greg R (Pleasanton, CA) Reviewed for a 1999 Ford F-150 —5/26/2015 8:49 PM
Installed a set of four Gari Ultra on my 270,000 mile F150 and it now rides like new, maybe better.
Reviewed By Marc A (Osceola, WI) Reviewed for a 2002 Chevy Silverado —5/26/2015 2:35 AM
Replaced the 10 month old Bilsteins. Bilsteins rode like the old shocks, don't bother. Ranchos smoothed out the ride. It still rides like a truck, but it's not bone jarring anymore. Use wd40 to aid in installing the boots. You will be glad you purchased the Rancho RS5000 shocks.
There are a number of upgrades to your rig that require special tools and expert know-how, but changing your shocks is not one of them. If you’re looking to improve performance or just replace underperforming stock components after the manufacturer's warranty expires, pick up a set of aftermarket truck shocks and install them yourself to save a ton of money on dealer fees and labor costs. All it takes is a few basic tools and a little spare time. Here’s how.
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