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Monthly Archive for February, 2008

2006 Chevy 1500 2WD

QUESTION: Is a 2006 chevy 1500 2wd with 5.3 engine, its not a hd truck, it is a crew cab with coil front end and leaf spring rear. No electric shocks or four wheel steering. Will bilstein be5-2906, be5-2907-ho work on this truck or be5-2903-ho be5-2903-ho shocks I can’t tell the difference between the two?   ANSWER: […]

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1995 Ford Bronco XLT (Full Size)

QUESTION: Basically I own a ’95 Ford Bronco XLT (Full Size), and rather than using Add-A-Leaf, I was looking at a set of your Monroe Air shocks. What Parts would I need i.e. Shocks, Line, if it doesnt come with, T-valve. Complete setup for the rear only. Im currently using Rancho 5117 must be the […]

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Monroe Max-Air shocks

QUESTION: I want to place Monroe Max-Air shocks, front and rear, for manual height adjustment (not leveling – tire clearance – I have two sets, one for street, one for offroad).  Unit does not have up-country suspension. Please advise as to part numbers for each. ANSWER: Airshocks are a towing product – http://www.shockwarehouse.com/site/mon_air.cfm   Only […]

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Converted my Jeep

QUESTIONS:   I’m looking for a custom application shock for my offroad vehicle. I’ve converted my Jeep to an eye-to-eye type shock with the use of Ford shock towers.  My ride height for the shocks is now 26″.  I’m looking for a good shock that will give me about 10″ of travel on each side.  […]

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Dodge Ram 1500 4×4

QUESTION: My truck is a Dodge Ram 1500 4×4 with 4 doors and a 345 Hemi. I believe a quad cab it is called. The ride is too soft & mushy. I want to stiffen or firm it up considerably without raising it any higher(it’s high enough the way it is). What do you recommend? […]

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F150 model leveling

QUESTION:   Which is the best rear shock-smoth ride yet will help keep truck level when towing?   ANSWER:   More about “ride” is mentioned in our site here – http://www.shockwarehouse.com/site/shock_absorber_myths.cfm If there is an air-ride kit for the rear on your particular F150 model, that would be best for support, since they are just […]

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2002 lincoln L/S

QUESTION: On our 2002 lincoln L/S the front has sagged lower then the factory high, and I like to know if new schocks or struts would help. Also what make and brand is best for this vehicle. ANSWER: The height of a vehicle is determined by the springs. (shocks and struts have no effect on […]

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5th Wheel Trailer

QUESTION:  I am buying a new 5th Wheel Trailer.  It has an “I” frame.  What type of shocks and kit do I need?     ANSWER:   An ” I ” frame is considered a ” C ” channel.   Trailer parts – http://www.shockwarehouse.com/site/mon_retrokit.cfm    

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2005 Silverrado 4×4

Question: I’ve got a guestion about shock length i’ve got a 2005 silverrado 4×4 i’ve recently put a 2 inch leveling kit on it and it gave it a little rougher ride so a think i need a longer shock becouse i didn’t order the shocks with the kit and now i can’t get just […]

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1996 Ford E350

Question: I have a 1996 Ford E350 club wagon with a 7.3 diesel with 250k. I take it on long trips hauling 1,500 – 2,500 pounds in gear/people on a semi-regular basis.  It is usually used as a daily driver with no weight being carried.   I want to buy the Bilstein shocks and I am […]

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