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Old 11-08-2018, 05:45 PM
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Tahoe Needs New Shocks

Well the wife’s 2015 Tahoe LS needs some new shocks/struts. Just clicked 75k . Figured I would do Billsteins, but I am pretty much unaware of any differ by options out there. No magnetic ride , just the standard . Anyone other than Monroe make “a quick strut drop in “? Any other recommendations ?

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Old 11-08-2018, 05:51 PM
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This information is likely out of date, but I had a 2007 with the magnetic ride. At that time, if you didn't put in the OE shocks, you would have a trouble light on the dash. Is there a work around now? The OE magnetic ride shocks cost a fortune.
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Old 11-08-2018, 07:09 PM
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I'm no expert, but I put Billsteins on my old Avalanche and was very happy with them.
Prior boats - (3) X14's, (3) Prostars, and a Tristar.
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Old 11-08-2018, 07:36 PM
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Originally Posted by JohnE View Post
I'm no expert, but I put Billsteins on my old Avalanche and was very happy with them.
X2 on the Blisteins



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Old 11-08-2018, 08:00 PM
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My 2002 Tahoe (with 110k miles) had Autoride that was broken, and I wasn't willing to spend the $$$ to fix it.

I put Monroe Magnums on it last spring. They're advertised as providing "firm control without a harsh ride", just what I was looking for. They're a little softer than I would like, but they're OK.

There is a trick to disabling the dash warning message that I would share if I could remember; maybe I'll think of it.

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Old 11-08-2018, 08:23 PM
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Billstein is the route I would go as well.

Disabling the auto leveling in the back is easy, but I don’t believe it’s an option to remove the magnaride from the fronts without setting off the stability control system.
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Old 11-08-2018, 09:05 PM
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good info, I’m torn between a 2”/3” loweringkit using Belltech or just going back to stock height on my 08 Sierra with 155,000 with the Bilstein replacements.

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Old 11-08-2018, 11:35 PM
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We have put KYB struts and shocks on several vehicles over the years and been very happy. They do make loaded struts too.
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Old 11-09-2018, 10:52 AM
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I put bilsteins on my son's yukon and they are awesome.
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