Bilstein replacement for tremor shocks

Fox by far
 
I have had great success with Fox shocks on several vehicles, including my Tremor.
 
I chose Bilstein 5100's because of their availability. In May, both Fox and Kings were order and wait. Today Idk. I have nothing good to say about Rancho 9000's. I can say, with the Carli Level, the Bilstein 5100's are firm, not hard, or rough but you feel the bump once and its over. I think thats where the custom valving from Fox and King come into play. If the Kings were available today, would they be worth the additional $2600. Maybe, if I drove more ..
 
I chose Bilstein 5100's because of their availability. In May, both Fox and Kings were order and wait. Today Idk. I have nothing good to say about Rancho 9000's. I can say, with the Carli Level, the Bilstein 5100's are firm, not hard, or rough but you feel the bump once and its over. I think thats where the custom valving from Fox and King come into play. If the Kings were available today, would they be worth the additional $2600. Maybe, if I drove more ..
Kings and Fox are on back order. Just had to switch my order as the fox steering stabilizer I ordered had eta of January
 
Looking for some advice to replace my stock shocks for a better ride. Im not looking to level or replace anything else except for the shocks. Thanks in advance.
I personally think my Tremor rides good compared to my previous truck which was a 2017 Ram 2500.
 
I often wonder why buyers buy a 3/4 or 1 ton truck and expect a smooth ride. I have owned 2 2500 Chevrolet trucks, 1 F250 prior to my Tremor. My '21 Tremor rides smoother than any aforementioned trucks. The first 500 miles it did wonder on the highway, I have lowered air pressure to 70 psi all around, to avoid the alerts. I have no problem with the highway ride or tracking. Understand I have not owned anything less than a 3/4 ton since 2004. Not trying to step on anyone, just my experience. I love my Tremor and the extra load capacity as I often haul 3000+ pound palletts of river rock.
 
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I often wonder why buyers buy a 3/4 or 1 ton truck and expect a smooth ride. I have owned 2 2500 Chevrolet trucks, 1 F250 prior to my Tremor. My '21 Tremor rides smoother than any aforementioned trucks. The first 500 miles it did wonder on the highway, I have lowered air pressure to 70 psi all around, to avoid the alerts. I have no problem with the highway ride or tracking. Understand I have not owned anything less than a 3/4 ton since 2004. Not trying to step on anyone, just my experience. I love my Tremor and the extra load capacity as I often haul 3000+ pound palletts of river rock.

I don’t think anyone is expecting a better ride than stock, and I believe most feel it’s fine stock.

Many just want to make the ride better because despite being fine it leaves much to be desired.

It’s the same as like a FX4 is fine but a Tremor is better. Or the halogen lights are fine but LEDs are better. Or a stock bedliner is fine but a LineX is better. Or the fabric seats are fine but the leather seats are better. Or the Duratracs are fine but Nittos are better.
 
I don’t think anyone is expecting a better ride than stock, and I believe most feel it’s fine stock.

Many just want to make the ride better because despite being fine it leaves much to be desired.

It’s the same as like a FX4 is fine but a Tremor is better. Or the halogen lights are fine but LEDs are better. Or a stock bedliner is fine but a LineX is better. Or the fabric seats are fine but the leather seats are better. Or the Duratracs are fine but Nittos are better.
Good analogy! Well put!!!
 
I often wonder why buyers buy a 3/4 or 1 ton truck and expect a smooth ride. I have owned 2 2500 Chevrolet trucks, 1 F250 prior to my Tremor. My '21 Tremor rides smoother than any aforementioned trucks. The first 500 miles it did wonder on the highway, I have lowered air pressure to 70 psi all around, to avoid the alerts. I have no problem with the highway ride or tracking. Understand I have not owned anything less than a 3/4 ton since 2004. Not trying to step on anyone, just my experience. I love my Tremor and the extra load capacity as I often haul 3000+ pound palletts of river rock.
My previous truck was a gen1 raptor and the highway ride was so plush. I guess I'm looking for something a little closer to that without breaking the bank. And yes i realize it's a truck ride ;)
 
My previous truck was a gen1 raptor and the highway ride was so plush. I guess I'm looking for something a little closer to that without breaking the bank. And yes i realize it's a truck ride ;)
Hey, it's all good, I once had a CJ 7 with a 4 inch lift and it was like a buck board!! I just like having my Tremor, no matter the weather, or most terrain, should I need to leave the road I am confident it will handle it. We are all blessed we are able to have such nice trucks and also a place like this forum to trade ideas and just share our passion.
 
I often wonder why buyers buy a 3/4 or 1 ton truck and expect a smooth ride. I have owned 2 2500 Chevrolet trucks, 1 F250 prior to my Tremor. My '21 Tremor rides smoother than any aforementioned trucks. The first 500 miles it did wonder on the highway, I have lowered air pressure to 70 psi all around, to avoid the alerts. I have no problem with the highway ride or tracking. Understand I have not owned anything less than a 3/4 ton since 2004. Not trying to step on anyone, just my experience. I love my Tremor and the extra load capacity as I often haul 3000+ pound palletts of river rock.
My previous truck was a gen1 raptor and the highway ride was so plush. I guess I'm looking for something a little closer to that without breaking the bank. And yes i realize it's a truck ride ;)
Put some Fox 2.0 shocks on it and it will ride a little better. Still will be rough compared to a Raptor but it will be better than the stock set up.
 
Put some Fox 2.0 shocks on it and it will ride a little better. Still will be rough compared to a Raptor but it will be better than the stock set up.
how long will fox shocks go before they need to be maintained or rebuilt ? let's say the truck will be on the highway 99% of it's life. thanks
 
how long will fox shocks go before they need to be maintained or rebuilt ? let's say the truck will be on the highway 99% of it's life. thanks
Daily driving without being exposed to salt, probably 75,000. With Salt exposure, your guess is better than mine. The Fox 2.0 Shocks w/reservoirs are only $328 each, thats inexpensive enough to just replace them. Its the 2.5 and 3.0 Shocks that benefit from rebuilding. King Shock are on a 10-12 month backorder. They're approx $2600 + for a set, and are rebuildable.
 

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