Good Shocks For Ram 1500

Old 03-25-22, 05:19 PM
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Good Shocks For Ram 1500

Everyone will have their own preferences.... I understand that. Shocks are not my specialty within reason.

I have an '07 Ram 1500 4X4 Off Road 5.7 Hemi
I dont go in mud but I do keep pretty aggressive "All Terrain Tires" because I do live in a rural area and own acreage where I need extra grip. So, I do go off road somewhat.

My main two needs are a mix of ride/comfort & support.
I do want a decent ride but.....

I do have a Kubota L4400 tractor at about 3000+ lb plus some equipment like a bush-hog etc that I do take 60 - 70 miles each way occasionally.
I sometimes rent other equipment like a 26 HP mini-ex at about 5500 lb.
I pull these on a 20 ft bumper-pull utility trailer rated at 7,000 lb.

Need new shocks all the way around...... advice please.
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not sure but a common brand would be Monroe probably sold everywhere, maybe their reflex or gas magnum may offer some improvement over stock and not cost that much you can spend a lot on shocks and really do not know what type is on there now, but if the trailer is loaded correctly, I do not really see that much weight on the receiver to need load assist or air shocks.
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I was a suspension quality engineer at GM for a few years, several programs had Tenneco products (they make Monroe) and they were just plain junk products.

An excellent replacement shock is KYB. Japanese company, great products.
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Since I'd replace them myself I'd go to AutoZone and buy their lifetime warranty shock. Been doing that for 30+ yrs and only had to use the warranty one time.

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