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Old 03-02-2019, 04:38 AM
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Default 2006 Dakota Club Cab SLT Shock/Struts

What shocks and struts do you all recommend? I only have 88400+ miles on the vehicle. When I hit ruff road the ride feels like I have no cushion under me.
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Best choice would be to go with either Monroe struts (Quick struts or reg. struts) and shocks, which will be firmer, or Rancho RS5757 struts and shocks, which is the stiffest strut that you'll be able to find. New OEM struts are not what you want to install, way too soft and bouncy.

I went with Rancho struts and shocks, and it's been probably the best money spent on my truck.

RS5757 Struts, and RS5315 shocks.
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Thanks for the info! Got to wait and see what I have left over after they repair the A/C. Thanks again!!
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I put Gabriel on the rear of my 2003. They were so hard I took them off and bought Monroe-matics within a week. Rides like a new truck.
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Another vote for Rancho. It can improve ride quality and handling.
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