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What replacement suspension parts do I need for my 2003 Lincoln LS V8 with sports package? You can use Monroe upper mounts (904972) with KYB Excel-G 341655. The mounts are made to fit the car, not the strut, just like the OE ones. They will even work with the original Lincoln struts. The Lincoln LS […]

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Springs Are Dangerous

Replacing a strut is not very hard with the correct tools, but it can be dangerous. Even a good  spring compressor can malfunction. Watch this video from Car and Driver: Keep in mind your car’s springs are holding up anywhere between 500 to over a thousand pounds depending on the size of your vehicle. If a spring compressor […]

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In the first place, a lot depends on what you want. Shock absorbers or struts can cost anywhere from $40-$400 EACH, depending on the make and model of your vehicle and what you are looking for in terms of performance. If you need this question answered because you are facing your first replacement on a […]

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Question: What is ride height and how do I measure it? Answer: Ride height is the space between the base of your tire where it touches the ground and the underside of your vehicle. Your manufacturer specifications, found in the manual, are the place to begin. Of course, you may be going off spec for […]

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Toyota Echo owners rejoice! KYB has heard your lamentations and has granted you salvation! No longer will you toil in labor replacing your struts, springs and strut mounts individually, a KYB Strut-Plus is available for the 2000-2005 Toyota Echo.  The Toyota Echo Strut-Plus is a quick strut style full suspension replacement that includes a strut, […]

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Shockwarehouse is happy to announce a new complete suspension solution for the 2006-2011 Toyota Yaris.  The KYB Strut Plus is a quick strut style complete strut unit including a high quality spring, KYB Excel-G strut and a mount.  Completely bolt on, the KYB Strut plus has everything you need to quickly and easily replace your […]

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We’re excited to announce new fully assembled “quick struts” for the 2007-2009 Toyota Camry by KYB.  The KYB Strut-Plus is a fully assembled, ready to bolt in full strut with spring and mount for all 2007-2009 Toyota Camrys.  Perfect for do it yourselfers or anyone who wants to fully freshen up their Camry’s suspension while […]

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KYB Excel-G OEM replacement struts are not available for the 2010-2012 Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT.  The KYB Excel-G struts for the Flex and MKT are designed to be comfortable riding direct replacements that will improve handling and braking. 2010 Ford Flex Struts 2011 Ford Flex Struts 2012 Ford Flex Struts 2010 Lincoln MKT Struts […]

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Bilstein has announced the iRC smartphone controller for B16 Ridecontrol kits. The iRC controller is designed to work with all B16 Ridecontrol coilover suspension kits and allows the driver to control suspension settings with the push of a button using their smartphone. The Bilstein iRC smartphone coilover controller kit is currently compatible with the iPhone, […]

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KYB AGX Review

Looking for an adjustable performance shock or strut to use with stock height or lowered vehicles? The KYB AGX puts you in control.  It’s a manually adjustable shock or strut for drivers that want to dial in their own performance choices, one corner at a time.  The AGX’s damping rates can be adjusted up to […]

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