Absolutely. I can't speak for rancho but bilsteins make a world of difference over bumps and with the overall feel of the drive. It's been said that shock upgrades are one of the best investments for both driver feel and passenger comfort. Hey, you could buy them as a xmax present for your significant other!
I have the Rancho's many have commented on how well my truck rides .....Geerhead who drove my truck 60+ miles said never riden in one smoother Dually ... I also towed a light car and trailer last weekend never adjusting the shocks (on 2) and it was one rebound over all bumps ,saaaaweet !!!!!
A combination of adding Bilstein shocks and taking out the longest removable rear spring leaf on both sides drastically improved our 3500's ride. Had that done over 40,000 miles ago and have had zero related problems.
Ltrain, I'm trying to figure out if 3500 shocks are longer than 2500's but use the same brackets. If they are I might take your stock rear shocks off your hands. My 2" lift has extended my 2500 shocks out too much. I measured a 3500 chassis cab and they were within 1/4" of mine now. Send me a PM if you want.
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