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Replacement Shocks

This is a discussion on Replacement Shocks within the Suspension and Handling forums, part of the General Help category; My stock shocks are worn out on my 02 Z. Any recommendations for good replacements. I like curvy mountain roads ...

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    Lancaster, CA

    2002 Z-28

    Replacement Shocks

    My stock shocks are worn out on my 02 Z. Any recommendations for good replacements. I like curvy mountain roads better than drag racing.

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    Senior Member 98maro's Avatar
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    north bay california

    00 camaro ss M6 #6695

    How much you wanna spend?
    Best to options are
    Konis $800+
    Slp Bilstein $380-$450+

    I ordered some bilsteins. I should be getting them by the weekend

    Is your car stock height?
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    Senior Member tatertot91's Avatar
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    2001 Camaro SS

    if you like taking twisty roads and haven't installed sfc's i would recommend looking into it to keep your body from flexing as far as your budget goes leo said it right, bilsteins if you want a good shock at a decent price, konis if you want a great shock and can fork out the cash for them

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    Member BadTA00's Avatar
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    2000 Trans Am

    Koni's or Bilstein's.

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    2000 T/A-DMH Cutout, SLP Cold Air kit, FTRA/SLP Upgrade, SLP Bilstein, LT1 Eibach ProKit, Kuhmo PA31 Tires ,SLP Fan Switch, UMI Double Adj PHB w/ Roto-Joints, UMI LCARB, Strano 35/22mm Sway Bars , Magnecor KV85 Wires, Hurst Shifter, Lou's Short Stick.

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    Former Mopar Man 2002ssslp's Avatar
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    Branchville, NJ

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    02 Camaro SS, 04 GTO

    Go with the Bilstein's and pocket the 400.00 extra you would have spent on the Koni's. If you run in events like SCCA and road rally's then SFC and Koni's and wheels and tires are in your near future, but for just taking some hot turns around town you can't beat SLP Bilstein's. Shop around and you can find them for under 100 dollars each. Also think about sway bars and poly bushings. Good luck.

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    Dec 2007
    Brookville, PA

    2001 Z28

    Koni's rock, they are the best... if you are looking for the best shocks other than Koni, then it'd be Bilstein.... Generally have lots in stock and they are good bit under $400/set (figure around $407 delivered to most places).

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