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Here is the deal I live on a dirt road but the problem isnt just on them its on the normal paved road i feel every little bump and its driving me nuts.i realize the excursion is on. Truck frame but i mean every bump. ... JOIN NOW TO REMOVE TRACER

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Old 11-06-2011, 04:11 PM
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Here is the deal I live on a dirt road but the problem isnt just on them its on the normal paved road i feel every little bump and its driving me nuts.i realize the excursion is on. Truck frame but i mean every bump. Any help on what could fix this problem wold be great. Here is what i have
2002 ford excursion limited
Blistien shocks all around
Ras in the rear
146xxx miles
Resent repairs and maintance
Ball joints, tires (285/75/16 at 70psi e rating),steering gear, sway bar bushings, tie rods and ends, and an alinment.
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Old 11-06-2011, 04:25 PM
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Let some air outa the tires for starters... Also the E's arent helping you much, tow heavy I assume?

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Old 11-06-2011, 06:13 PM
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Are your springs stock ??....if the are..... you are beating the bumpstops stupid.....get new springs......v/b codes from F250

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Are those codes for 4x4s. Because i have a 2wd and coils up front. Whats the explanation for the poor ride on paved roads? I understand the dirt road bottoming out but not the paved road
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Old 11-07-2011, 10:33 PM
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2wd Excursion... If your not happy with the ride now, your going to be really unhappy...

About the only thing you can do is go with a wider D rated tire and air it down a bit.
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Old 11-08-2011, 08:14 AM
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Get your bilsteins revalved too, I have heard mixed reviews with them on these trucks. Cary T would be the guy to contact.

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Old 11-15-2011, 08:18 PM
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Was thinking about ditching the bilsteins and going with something else. Any suggestions?
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Old 11-20-2011, 07:00 AM
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Sounds like your shocks may not be dampening due to being wore out, and you are just riding on the springs. I would start with the shocks (just happen to have a set for sale by the way - just cannot post up here due to low post count, they are stock replacement parts for a 2000 Exc).

Just installed my first set of Bilsteins and am very happy with their performance.

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Are those codes for 4x4s. Because i have a 2wd and coils up front. Whats the explanation for the poor ride on paved roads? I understand the dirt road bottoming out but not the paved road
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They are for the 4X4s - that is the mod I just completed on my 2000 - handles like a different vehicle! Very pleased. You may be able to do the rear but that will raise the tail end by a couple of inches for sure (am guessing I got 3"s ish...) so if you are not looking to lift the truck you may not want to go this way. If you do you will almost certinaly need to do some lifting in the front to keep it level.

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Well the ride has been the same since i put them on about a year and a half ago. So i dont think that they are worn out and i have a 2wd i thougt i put that in the o.p. But maybe i didnt.
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Well the ride has been the same since i put them on about a year and a half ago. So i dont think that they are worn out and i have a 2wd i thougt i put that in the o.p. But maybe i didnt.
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