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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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People have been going back and forth on that for decades. The air suspension that Chevrolet introduced with the 1957 Impala package proved unreliable, and more than fifty years later many thousands of truck and car owners have opted to replace a fiddly air suspension system with more reliable coil springs. With a truck, the […]

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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.

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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 Strut Plus Now Available for 1990-1993 Honda Accord KYB has released the Strut-Plus fully assembled strut with spring for the 1990-1003 Honda Accord.  The KYB Strut-Plus includes a direct fit KYB Excel-G strut, an OEM quality Spring and new mounts and insulators for a complete strut replacement.  Just unbolt your old Honda Accord strut […]

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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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Question: I have a 2004 Ford F250 Superduty 4WD with the factory steering dampener. I have started having problems with bump steer especially at highway speeds and people keep telling me to get the steering stabilizer. What is the difference between a steering dampener and a steering stabilizer? Can I use a stabilizer in place […]

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