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Monthly Archive for August, 2008

Question: I am installing 20″ rims, do you think the kyb agx ajustable will work better or the shocks that comes with the springs?   Answer:   When it comes to wheels, you have to build / setup the suspension first, then choose a wheel.   Building a suspension around a wheel is not really […]

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1989 Ford Mustang Saleen

Question: Original equipment is monroe formula GP gas struts & shocks as part of the racecraft suspension on my vehicle Answer:  Monroe discontinued Formula GPs over 10 years ago.   Those originally had urethane bushings, the only company we have that offers units with urethane is our Edelbrocks.   We list them in our online […]

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Dodge Ram 2500 Fifth Wheel

Question: My truck is 2500 four door and I pull a fifth wheel trailer when on vacation just need good all around shocks thanks     Answer:     Since you are towing, your best bet would be to use a monotube shock design. (Edelbrock, Bilstein, or KYB Gasajust)   If available for your specific model, […]

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2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT

Question: Has OEM Bilstein shocks but I’d like to go to the HD Bilstein.  Will this make the ride much harsher than standard or better control in  turns and slow speed while maintaining smooth driving at highway speeds?  What can I expect the ride to be like in comparison to the oem Bilsteins –  all I […]

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1991 Jeep Wrangler Lifted

Question: I am putting a 2.5″ lift on my jeep and want to replace the worn out shocks.  However I’m on a budget and was looking at the monromatics and curious if they’d fit with 2.5″ of lift.   Answer:   More about lifted trucks is mentioned on our site here – http://www.shockwarehouse.com/news/lifted-trucks.cfm   If […]

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Question:  I have a 4 door v6-vortex engine, sagging in rear/bucking with  trailer on it, what do you think I need? Answer: The Monroe Loadlevelers will add an extra 1000 lbs of support on those trucks.   We list those in our online catalog, they are sold as a pair (part #58523). Here’s the link – […]

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2006 Dodge 3500 Chassis Cab

Question: I have a 2006 3500 Chassis Cab with a fully built out Winnebago RV on it.  It has a GVWR of 10,200 lbs.  I want to be sure you are selecting the correct shock that is going to give improve ride and control with less swaying.   Answer:   This is what the shock […]

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