How to Replace Shocks at Home?

Answer Shock absorbers are a lot easier to change than struts. The strut is compressed inside the coil spring and attached to the knuckle. It requires more disassembling of other components to remove and ... Read More »

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How to Replace Air Shocks?

Air shocks are a popular aftermarket upgrade for trucks and SUVs. They provide additional support when towing and balancing for heavy loads. The basic design is similar to a gas-powered shock absor... Read More »

How to Replace GM Shocks?

Most General Motors' sedans and coupes use struts in the front of the vehicle and shocks in the back for absorbing varying road impact. Other GM vehicles, such as the Chevy Silverado, still use fou... Read More »

How to Replace ATV Shocks?

Shocks on an ATV are made to give it its maximum wheel travel. The piggyback shocks have coil springs wrapped around them to provide extra shock absorption. Shocks are vital for ATVs since they are... Read More »

How to Replace the Shocks on an S10?

The shock absorbers on a Chevrolet S-10 control and dampen the up and down travel of the suspension, which helps control ride quality and also with braking and contact with the road. When the shock... Read More »