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Tuning Adjustable Shocks and Struts

Let’s take a closer look at adjustable shocks and struts, what they do, and how one should go about adjusting them.

Guidelines To Visually Inspecting A Shock Or Strut

The first thing you need to realize is that no seal is perfect.

Replacement Strut Alignment Angles

Earl MacPherson’s struts eliminated suspension complexity in one way but changed vehicle geometry in others.

Ford F-250 Shock Replacement (VIDEO)

Follow along the step by step installation process of shocks on a Ford F-250. This video is sponsored by PRT.

VIDEO: What Do Shocks And Struts Do?

The truth is that “worn” shocks reduce vehicle control and can cause accidents. This video is sponsored by KYB TV.

Understanding Off-Road Shocks

Since the 2000 model year, GM has offered electronically adjustable suspension as an option on several full-size trucks.

Guidelines For Visually Inspecting A Shock or Strut

If the oil stains are glossy, it may be a sign of a rapidly developing leak.

Maintenance IQ: Nitrogen Inside Shocks And Struts

Nitrogen eliminates foaming of the fluid inside the shock. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Sneak Peak: Inside A Monotube Shock

Twin tube and Monotube are fundamentally different inside but look nearly identical on the outside. Sponsored by KYB.

Tires Don’t Lie About Driving Habits

Tire wear patterns are visual representations of how the vehicle is performing and how owners maintain their vehicles.

Shock and Strut Tips

Here are 10 basic tips on shocks and struts.

How To Choose A Truck Shock & Strut (VIDEO)

Should you just replace the struts or the complete strut with spring & mount? This video is sponsored by KYB.