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QUESTION: I need 4 shocks for a 2003 Alpinlite 5th wheel trailer, 14,000GVW, 33ft long, 2 Dexter axles. ANSWER: We recommend the Monroe Trailer Retrofit Kit, for trailers that have either a leaf spring suspension or a torsion axle suspension. Adding Monroe RV shocks reduces the bounce and wander of your trailer for improved towing […]

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Customer Question from our Archives: How can I keep my 2002 Chevy Silverado from sagging when I haul a heavy load? Should I get rear air shocks? Answer: At Shockwarehouse we have some Airlift products that are actually better than air shocks. Air shocks can put a lot of stress on the shock mounts, which […]

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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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I don’t know if this ever saw production, but in the mid 70s there was at least one VW Beetle RV. Most people just bought a Bus with a camper conversion, but if you wanted to be really cool and have a detachable, more spacious RV to go with your air cooled VW, you could […]

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Model: 2005 Ford F150 XLT (SuperCab) 4×4 What is your driving style: Normal Driver Vehicle Setup: 4 Wheel Drive Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts Question: Truck has towing package.  I regularly tow a 27′ RV and occasionally haul firewood in the bed.  Looking for recommendation for a front strut (OEM struts have spring coils) […]

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Model: Ford F150 lariat super crew 6.5′ bed Year: 2006 What is your driving style: Normal Driver Vehicle Setup: Rear Wheel Drive Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts Question: It looks like there aren’t many options for my truck as far as replacement shocks. I’m basically looking for the most comfortable ride and dependable shocks. […]

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Model: Dodge RAM 2500 HD Year: 2006 What is your driving style: Normal Driver Vehicle Setup: Rear Wheel Drive Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts Question: 4 door Crew Cab 2500 with tow package. Cummins diesel 5.9L Want  to tow 5th wheel trailer (gtwr of 14,000 lbs).  Probably will need  helper springs and air shocks […]

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Make: Dodge Model: Dakota Year: 2005 Chassis Designation: Quad Cab 4X4 short box What is your driving style: Normal Driver Vehicle Setup: 4 Wheel Drive Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts Question:  Hi I have a 2005 Dodge Dakota Quad cab 4×4 pickup.  The shocks and struts need replaced and I would like to up […]

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Model: Jeep Liberty Year: 2002 Chassis Designation: 4×4 What is your driving style: Normal Driver Vehicle Setup: Four Wheel Drive Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts Question:  Hi- I have a 2002 Jeep Liberty Renegade 6 cyl. & tow either a camper or boat- 3,000 or 4,000 lbs. The shocks need replacing & I want […]

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Model: GMC Sierra 2500 4×4 Year: 2008 What is your driving style: Heavy Towing Vehicle Setup: Four Wheel Drive Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts Question: I own a 2008 4×4 2500HD CrewCab. My 5th wheel goes about 11000# with a 1400# pin weight. What model number shocks would/do you recommend for my needs? Answer: […]

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