Question: I have a 2004 Ford F-250 Superduty 4×4, which currently has factory suspension. Looking for spring/shock or airshocks to give my truck a small lift in rear. What do you suggest? Answer: Shockwarehouse carries a Rancho Add-A-Leaf spring for the 2004 F250 that will give approximately 2-3 inches of extra height in the rear, depending on the condition […]
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We had a question about a 1998 Chevrolet motorhome, chassis designation P-37, coil springs with airbags in front and leaf springs in the rear, and a tag axle. (A tag axle is a non-drive third axle positioned behind the rear drive axle of a recreational vehicle with one or two tires on each side; its chief advantage is extra […]
Almost every week someone asks us about the “upside-down” mounting of Bilstein shocks on Ford vehicles. And yes, it’s true, they mount boot-side-down. Bilstein engineers added small holes to drain condensation from the boot side; in most cases they will only mount one way anyway, but if it looks weird to you, you are not […]
Premier manufacturer of performance shocks Bilstein will unveil a new off-road shock absorber series at the 2016 SEMA show at the end of October. Bilstein is moving into the performance off-road aftermarket segment with their patented ZoneControl™ system. This vehicle specific bolt-in module combines remote reservoirs, anodized aluminum componentry, position sensitive features, exclusive fittings, adjustable […]
We heard from a customer who had relatively new Bilstein shocks: “Left shock mounting rubber at the top of the shock has broken.” That’s not covered by warranty because what the customer needs now is new upper mounting hardware. “It most likely broke because it was over torqued on installation,” our Bilstein representative told us. […]
Bilstein will present its new products at Automechanika in Frankfurt next month. Here’s a sneak peek: DampTronic® shock absorbers and suspensions for BMW M3 and M4 DampTronic® components for 1 Series to 4 Series BMW DampTronic® shock absorbers and suspensions for VW Golf VII, Passat B8 and their Group siblings Available in late 2016-early 2017.
Vehicle: 2011 Nissan Titan 4WD Question: I just bought the Bilstein 5100 Leveling Shocks for my 2011 Nissan Titan. They look great but there are several different height adjustments I can set these at. Since I have to install them before I actually see how high they will lift my truck I want to get […]
Model: 2010 Chevy Silverado 2500 Duramax Diesel 4×4 Question: I have a 2010 Silverado 2500 4×4 with the Duramax Diesel and I need shocks. It is stock ride height I use it for work in the summer and plowing in the winter. I don’t see any difference in shocks for the Duramax diesel vs the […]
Question: I have a 2006 Chevy Silverado with the Z71 Heavy Duty suspension package and I’m confused as to which shocks I should buy for it. I want to get Bilsteins for this truck since that’s what it came with but you list two different vehicles, one that says includes Z71 package and the other […]
Shockwarehouse now has replacement Airmatic rear shocks for the 2004 and 2005 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG The 2004-2005 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG is a high performance luxury car second to none in performance and comfort, so when it comes time to replace your E55 AMG air shocks, you don’t want to put second rate suspension parts on […]