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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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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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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: Nomad Travel Trailer Year: 2000 Chassis Designation: Tandum Axle What is your driving style: Normal Driver Vehicle Setup: Trailer Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts Question: I want to install the Monroe shock kit on the Travel  Trailer. It has two axles, do I need to put shocks (kits) on both axles or  just […]

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Make: Keystone Model: Montana year: 2004 Chassis Designation: 5th wheel What is your driving style: Normal Driver Vehicle Setup: Rear Wheel Drive Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts Question: I need replacement shocks for my RV.  These are on  6000 lb axles.  With the trailer loaded up the shock needs to be 10 inches long […]

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Make: Ford Model: E150 Year: 1997 Chassis Designation: Conversion Van What is your driving style: Luxury Driver Vehicle Setup: Rear Wheel Drive Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts Question: Our van is for highway driving and we tow a 18′  pontoon boat. Because conversions add weight I think our shocks should be heavy duty. Is […]

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Make: GMC Model: K2500 HD Sierra Year: 2001 Chassis Designation: 4WD Crew Cab What is your driving style: Hard Performance Driver Vehicle Setup: 4 Wheel Drive Suspension Type: Regular Shocks or Struts Question: My truck is a K2500 HD 4 door crew cab.  I am looking for a good heavy duty shock I was told […]

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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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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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2007 Dodge Grandcaravan towing

Question: What is recommonded to use to get more rear support when towing a pop-up camper?   Answer:   Depending on the specific  model you have (listed in our online catalog), you can use an Airlift Kit, or Monroe Loadlevelers. Both support about the same weight capacity, around 1,000 lbs.   More about these products […]

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