2016 Yukon rough ride

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Gregs_MN

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I have been a follower of this Forum for awhile doing research for different options for my 2016 Yukon SLE and would like a little guidance/reassurance if possible.

My Yukon just rolled over 100K miles and the struts have not been replaced and I believe they are starting to show their age. What I have noticed recently is that the truck rides pretty hard compared to my 21 Chevy Trail Boss 1500 on stock suspension. I'm looking to replace them and add level out the front end and get a better ride quality then what I currently have.

I have been looking at the Rough County 2in Level loaded struts (I would love to go with a FOX setup but it isn't in my price range / for what I need this truck to handle I dont believe it is needed) and would like to see what you all have to say about this set up. The Yukon has 22in GM wheels and I have put BFG Trail Terrain tires on which I have enjoyed the look and the performance of them through the crazy different climates here in MN.

I would replacing front and rear shocks/struts and will be replacing any worn front end components at the same time. I am very mechanically inclined intent on doing the install myself.
 
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Anyone have any thoughts or have this setup?
 

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I have been a follower of this Forum for awhile doing research for different options for my 2016 Yukon SLE and would like a little guidance/reassurance if possible.

My Yukon just rolled over 100K miles and the struts have not been replaced and I believe they are starting to show their age. What I have noticed recently is that the truck rides pretty hard compared to my 21 Chevy Trail Boss 1500 on stock suspension. I'm looking to replace them and add level out the front end and get a better ride quality then what I currently have.

I have been looking at the Rough County 2in Level loaded struts (I would love to go with a FOX setup but it isn't in my price range / for what I need this truck to handle I dont believe it is needed) and would like to see what you all have to say about this set up. The Yukon has 22in GM wheels and I have put BFG Trail Terrain tires on which I have enjoyed the look and the performance of them through the crazy different climates here in MN.

I would replacing front and rear shocks/struts and will be replacing any worn front end components at the same time. I am very mechanically inclined intent on doing the install myself.
How well does those BFG Trail Terrain tires work in MN weather?
 
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How well does those BFG Trail Terrain tires work in MN weather?
They work very well no problems at all. Seem to work better than my DuraTracs on my Silverado and they have a nice aggressive but not crazy mud tire look to the truck.
 

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I would either spring for bils or fox units. No way in hell i would put the rc units in. I would use oem or aftermarket replacement units with a lower strut spacer before i went rc.


Lets see some pics of those 22’s with the bfg’s!
 

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They work very well no problems at all. Seem to work better than my DuraTracs on my Silverado and they have a nice aggressive but not crazy mud tire look to the truck.
I have ran those 2 inch RC preload struts on a 2010 suburban and they were the best things I’ve ever done. They’re very solid and I was considering putting them on the new truck that I got but they don’t make them.
 
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I would either spring for bils or fox units. No way in hell i would put the rc units in. I would use oem or aftermarket replacement units with a lower strut spacer before i went rc.


Lets see some pics of those 22’s with the bfg’s!
here is a little closer image of the wheel and tire combo. 1680788346913.png
 

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