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#11504392 - 03/27/16 03:43 PM 2009 4 x 4 Tahoe - suspension consideration at 130k
krawlin 47 Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 02/24/08
Posts: 15646
Loc: Sachse Texas
I am keeping my Tahoe - its got everything I want, its paid for and am ready to finally invest a in a suspension redo or upgrade - lift or leveling maybe...

I am considering staying with a total stock replace - bushings, shocks, wear parts to be replaced on entire suspension system.

Not looking for anything radical...will be towing a boat and do not get off road much.

Suggestions appreciated.
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#11504626 - 03/27/16 06:25 PM Re: 2009 4 x 4 Tahoe - suspension consideration at 130k [Re: krawlin 47]
danwill12 Offline
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Registered: 05/30/14
Posts: 333
Loc: Florida
Is this an air ride system in the back 1/2 of it? If it were mine I'd find a find a truck service center and do the upper and lower ball joints , new knuckles, rag joint and Helwig bars frt. and rear. then an alignment. That alignment is not an end all bring it back in about 45 days you will be really pleased.

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#11505391 - 03/28/16 07:32 AM Re: 2009 4 x 4 Tahoe - suspension consideration at 130k [Re: krawlin 47]
redchevy Offline
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Registered: 01/25/05
Posts: 6159
Loc: texas
Whats wrong with it?

My mom has almost 200k on her '06 and there aint a thing wrong with the suspension. My recommendation would be to leave it alone. If you do need to fix/replace something I would put it back stock and you will likely have a better ride, mileage, and longevity.

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#11508330 - 03/29/16 09:57 AM Re: 2009 4 x 4 Tahoe - suspension consideration at 130k [Re: krawlin 47]
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Registered: 06/09/08
Posts: 1382
Loc: The Great State of Texas
Leave it alone in my opinion , modified my truck's suspension , my fault went overboard / tires and springs , wish I had it back to stock now . When time to get new tires will change it all back , kept stock parts .

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#11508636 - 03/29/16 11:51 AM Re: 2009 4 x 4 Tahoe - suspension consideration at 130k [Re: krawlin 47]
BoPro Offline
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Registered: 03/18/06
Posts: 384
Loc: Arlington, TX
I went with the Rancho Quicklift system for my 08 Tahoe. The front coilovers come with RS9000XL adjustable shocks and provides a 2 in level. Added the same shocks in the rear. I'm pretty happy with it.

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#11508809 - 03/29/16 01:05 PM Re: 2009 4 x 4 Tahoe - suspension consideration at 130k [Re: krawlin 47]
krawlin 47 Offline
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Registered: 02/24/08
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thanks guys!
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