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When I go to get my lift kit installed, Do I just say that I want a pro comp full drop kit, Also what are the best shocks from pro comp??
 

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Well do you want a regular shock, resi' etc.

Get the full drop so you can crank it later when you want to go bigger which I guarentee you will
 

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full drop suspension kits are always gonna be better because you get more real lift without having to touch the torsion bars. not sure on the shocks though.
 

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:imo:, the best shocks that Procomp sells, are MX-6s. Other than that, go with Fox.
 

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I just did a full drop Pro Comp install and the ES9000 Shock is pretty decient
 

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I had a set of Pro Comp MX-6 shocks on my truck for about 10,000 miles or 6 months, whichever you prefer, and 3 of the 4 started to lead fluid and were completely shot. I don't do anything that should wear them out that quickly, but 3 of them were bad. I called Pro Comp and got a new set no problem and they haven't gone bad yet. But I like them when they work.
 

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Depending on your funds, Id run either Bilstein 5100's or some Fox's. Both are great shocks, Fox's are pretty expensive, but a great shock...alot of people run Bilsteins and love them. I'd probably just go with Bilsteins but thats me :imo
 

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i got mx-6's and love them, no problems at all. Had them on for about 3 years
 

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Alright thanks guys, I think I will go with the mx 6, If I crank my t-bars should I run dual shocks up front, Also do you guys think it would be a good idea to powder coat the kit red??
 

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My kit came with 4 MX-6s, and when I added the dual shock option, they added 4 more! So, cranked t-bars with 3shocks on each front wheel rides like a brick! Even with all the settings set on "1, the softest" .

Just don't put one in the factory location, and just run the two on the hoop, and set them to "1". Rides pretty good.
 

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Dbs>Bitches.
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With a pro comp 6 inch full drop kit should i be able to run 35s, I have a 01 gmc sierra 1500 hd.
 

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Alright thanks guys, I think I will go with the mx 6, If I crank my t-bars should I run dual shocks up front, Also do you guys think it would be a good idea to powder coat the kit red??
with cranked bars, your suspension will move less. there is no need for the extra dampening provided by an additional shock. :read:
 

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Get the mx6's but make sure you get them valved for duals or it will ride like shit.
You dial them in yourself with a 6 position setting knob. Hence the MX-6
 

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With a pro comp 6 inch full drop kit should i be able to run 35s, I have a 01 gmc sierra 1500 hd.
Yes, easy. But, depends on your wheel backspacing.
 

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You dial them in yourself with a 6 position setting knob. Hence the MX-6
And all this time I thought I was selling non-adjustable shocks :hmm: Pro Comp has different valving options for the dual kits, then you obviously have the 6 independent compression AND rebound settings from there (since the mx6's are a gas shock). If you really wanna be a baller get the duals in the standard pro comp res:

They're made by edelbrock and you can get them in soft valving for duals, plus they stay reasonably clean due to the zinc finish (a la bilstein) :head:
 

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Whats so funny?
 
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