Shocks

Front Strut is basically a shock absorber with a spring coil for additional support. The front wheels have the extra weight of the engine and need extra support to absorb shock from the road. The shock absorber has a piston and a cylinder that contains a gas or liquid substance. The spring is attached to the piston. When you drive over a bump, the piston inside the cylinder moves up and down against the gas/fluid and the spring, absorbing the shock from the bump. Older cars may have shock absorbers at all four wheels. Faulty or damaged struts affect the ride comfort as well as the braking effectiveness.

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Gas Shocks by KYB

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Monotube shocks & struts
Purpose:
* Increased vehicle stability, handling, and control over twin-tube designs.
* The correct replacement for monotube equipped vehicles
* A performance upgrade for twin-tube equipped vehicles
* The monotube design is more responsive and automatically adjusts to driving conditions
* Provides a firmer ride and additional control
* Applications for cars, trucks, vans, and SUV
* Monotube high pressure gas shock absorbers.
* Restores OE monotube performance
* Increases performance over OE twin tube
* Completely eliminates foaming and performance fade
* Up to 30% more damping than twin tube
* Single, seamless working cylinder, heavy duty guage
* Phenolic piston seal provides consistent performance
* Additional floating piston separates oil and compresses nitrogen gas to add velocity sensitive performance
* Seamless mounts and bonded bushings adds strength and eliminates noise

Excel-G

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Twin tube gas shock absorbers, struts and cartridges.
Patented valving plus pressurized nitrogen gas account for riding comfort and, at the same time, dramatically reduce the aeration or foaming that commonly occur in shock absorber and cause its performance to start fading, even after only a few minutes in operation.
* Restores OE performance
* One way anti-foaming valve reduces foaming and performance fade
* Three stage dual valving
* Teflon coated piston valve
* Seamless inner cylinder and eye ring, no leaks
* Bonded bushings and sleeves
* Hard chromed piston rod
Purpose:
* The absolute best product to restore original handling and control
* Calibrated to compensate for worn suspensions
* Components and valving are designed specifically for each application
* Designed to help restore OE performance for normal driving conditions
* Built with quality that matches or exceeds OE
* Coverage for domestic and import cars, trucks, vans, minivans, and SUVs

Ultra-Sr

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Monotube high pressure gas shock absorbers, struts and cartridges.
Ultra SR is specially designed for excellent driving stability with maximum safety for the ambitious sports driver with high demands on road handling. Gas filled MacPherson.
* For the sports driver
* Excellent driving stability with maximum safety
* Harder damping force enables stable road holding and steering
* High performance when used with steel belt or low profile tyres Completely eliminates foaming and performance fade

AGX

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Adjustable twin tube gas shock absorbers, struts and cartridges
KYB AGX Adjustable Gas Shocks allow drivers to adjust damping to match specific driving conditions

* Manually adjustable multi stage damping, 4 ways or 8
* No need to lift vehicle to adjust, no need for special tools
* Settings available for all driving conditions, soft to hard
* Unique, progressive valving
* Sintered iron piston provides greater strength and improved durability
* Seamless cylinders and eye ring
Purpose:
* Provides fast, easy, on-car damping rate changes.
* Allows drivers to tune performance to match driving preferences
* Externally adjustable without lifting the vehicle or removing the tires
* Offers a wide range of damping rates from street to strip
* Perfect for high performance and sport compact drivers
* Available for select domestic and import cars
* Has adjustment knob or slot depending on the application

MONROE(r) Electronic Shock

MONROE(r) Electronic Shock

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Monroe's Continuously Controlled Electronic Suspension is a semi-active suspension system that achieves the optimal balance between comfort and handling. It continuously adjusts damping levels according to road conditions, vehicle dynamics - including speed and steering manoeuvres - and driver's input. Developed by Tenneco engineers in Europe, in conjunction with Öhlins Racing, Monroe Continuously Controlled Electronic Suspension delivers comfort without sacrificing the safety of sure handling. Volvo first used the Monroe(r) Continuously Controlled Electronic Suspension to develop its continuously controlled chassis concept, standard on its S60 R and V70 R performance vehicles and offered as an option on its S60, V70, XC70 and S80.vehicles. You will also find this system on the Audi A6/A6 Avant, Ford Galaxy/Mondeo/S-Max, Mercedes C-Class and all AMG models and on many Volkswagen applications like the Golf/Passat/Scirocco.

Self-Leveling & Electronic Shocks

Self-Leveling & Electronic Shocks

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Self-leveling and Electronic replacement shocks & struts for many popular applications
Self-leveling applications examples include:
* Chevrolet Suburban
* Chevrolet Tahoe
* Chrysler Town and Country
* Chrysler Pacifica
Electronic applications examples include:
* Lincoln Continental
KYB Self-Leveling Shocks:
These are direct OE replacements that automatically adjust suspension balance and height to keep the vehicle level in all driving conditions. Just like the OE shocks, self-leveling shocks from KYB include the pump, sensor, regulator, and reservoir inside of the sealed unit.
KYB Electronic Shocks & Struts:
KYB's electronic shocks for the Lincoln Continental are a direct replacement for the original units and will restore the vehicle's original control and handling capabilities. They're easy to install and deliver the OE fit, form and function you'd expect from KYB.