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Old 03-02-2008, 10:20 PM
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Life Span of OEM shocks?

Truck is 4 years old with 33,000 miles, but feels bouncy over the potholes. Shocks gone? F250 4x4 with stock shocks (non F4X)
2004 F-250 SC V10
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Old 03-03-2008, 06:29 AM
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My F-350 F x 4 with 6.0 lasted about 25,000 mi and then I had the notorious death wobble. Yours probably last longer as your V-10 engine weighs less. When you replace the shocks, if you get someone to do it, look at your old shocks. Mine could be moved in and out with little effort. I replaced all five and the truck rode better than when it was new.
2001 Excursion Ltd. V-10 (the GOOD)
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Old 03-03-2008, 07:31 AM
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I just installed 4 bilstein 5100 series shocks at 25k , 3 of the four fx4 shocks were bad , they didn't have any gas in them , made a huge difference !
04 F350 5.4l auto 4x4 sc sb lariat,buckets,4.10LS, plow,camper/overload springs/rear sway bar,FX4,pwr pedals&slider,backup sensors,heated/lighted mirrors,cab lights,Gibson stainless exhaust,FTVB,6"superlift w/diesel
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Old 03-03-2008, 07:58 AM
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Replace immediately with 4 new Bilstiens!!!

You won't regret it.
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