How to Build a Truck With Coilover Shocks?

Answer Coil-over shock absorbers use a normal shock body with an attached coil spring to increase the towing or loading capacity of a truck. The shocks are usually placed in the rear, where the loads can ... Read More »

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How to Disassemble Motorcycle Coilover Shocks?

Some manufacturers insist that shock absorbers should not be disassembled but replaced as whole parts. Other vendors understand that the springs can be taken off. Disassembling shocks beyond that ... Read More »

How to Install Shocks on a Dodge RAM Truck?

Replacing the shocks will greatly improve the suspension and performance of your Dodge Ram truck. These steps are also important if you plan on doing any performance modifications on your suspensio... Read More »

How to Check for Bad Shocks and Struts on a Car or Truck?

There is a minor difference between a shock absorber and a strut. Shocks are exposed in the suspension system, while a strut is mounted inside of a suspension coil spring. Other than that distincti... Read More »

How to Replace Shocks on a Chevy Truck?

Chevrolet trucks have had the same basic shock absorber setup for over 50 years, and each shock can be individually removed and replaced by the average backyard mechanic in about 20 minutes each.