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Rancho 9000s

Who has the best deal on rancho 9000s.
Figure that since I am running air locker, may as well run air adjustable shocks too.
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Re: Rancho 9000s

My Summit Racing catalogue has them for buy 3 get one free. Not bad [img]images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] Goes until April 30th.

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Re: Rancho 9000s

I got mine from Sam's Offroad and was pleased with their service. They currently have the '4 for 3' promotion going, as well. They advertise 4 for $218.95 with free shipping. Here is a link to the listing on their site.

I have the 9000x with Yjs SPUA and I really like them. I dunno what you mean by 'air adjustable' though. [img]images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img] You adjust them with a little knob on the end of the shock. There's an available remote adjuster but its another $140 and I think its electric, not pneumatic.

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I assumed that they were air operated--- looks like there is only one wire/line going to each.---
Thanks for the links. Going to go for the three for one and the free shipping allong with the remote adj. That way I will prob. actually use the different settings. Shoot, ----half the time I am too lazy to get out to lock and unlock the hubs. Imagine if I had to lock the hubs, then lay on the ground, (Prolly muddy , snowy, or just wet) in 4 different locations.............hmmmmmm Maybe I'll just hire a driver hmmmmm If I hire a photographer, I could sit in my easy chair and watch videos of my rig. hmmmmm Wouldnt need to spend another 400.00 on shocks......hmmm
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Re: Rancho 9000s

The 9000's are air adjustable with a seperate kit. (I have one) I will be buying 2 new rear shocks if someone needs 2 we can go in on the 3 for 4 deal and split the cost.

Daxe if you want to dink with the kit you can, you may need to buy some new airline but I think I have everything else.
(it comes with a compressor and gauge and release valve, and new fittings for the shocks that replace the adjuster valves.)
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Are you not using the kit? Do they not work well? Do they use their own compressor?
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NO I didn't install the kit (it was used as are my shocks)
the pistons tend to freeze up on the shock bodys unless sealed well (They have an oring but 2of the 4 of mine off the parts truck where froze.) so a good yearly PM would be to yank the adapter off and check the funtion of the piston.
(thats how the damping adjustment works there is a piston that moves in and out, and the manual knobs just screw in and out to adjust it.)
Yes they have thier own compessor, not usfull for anything else, (smaller than the cheap tire pump type)
but you need the kit for the adapters and hose and fittings,along with the valves and guage.
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Re: Rancho 9000s

If what you have is semi complete, and could be made to work properly by installing new air lines, o-rings, if it were for sale at a good price, I might be inclined to buy it.
What do you think?
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I would need to check and see If I can find all the parts.
I will let you know. In the post above I offered it to Daxe First also. (I think I had once before so I don't think he wants it anyway. but he is a friend so he has first dibs on it. I have no desire to use it myself. I just set and forget.)
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Sounds good.
Any idea when we will know if he wants it? Or when you will be able to see what parts yoy can find?
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