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Author: ToddTruby Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 70807  
Subject: Re: Age Determine Need for Shocks Date: 2/22/2013 6:57 AM
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The shock manufacturers have been marketing a 50,000 mile replacement interval as a best practice in the aftermarket repair industry for several years.

It is probably reasonable and based on some actual data, but the real reason is that other than being totally worn out, no one really notices the gradual decline in performance.

At their peak performance, shocks can improve handling and reduce stopping distances, so I would suggest that you would probably benefit from new shocks at 80k
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