State-of-the-Art Shocks and Struts from KYB

Founded over 50 years ago, KYB is Japan's largest manufacturer of automotive shock absorbing equipment. Superior steering control is achieved by using Kayaba hydraulic technology to generate smooth road conditions through absorption of road vibrations and leveling for uneven road conditions. The variety and reliability of KYB products have been demonstrated...  Read More

Restore Ride Quality with KYB Shocks and Struts

If you're looking to restore ride comfort and replace your worn-out factory shocks, take a look at the KYB line of suspension products. Their shocks and struts are reasonably priced and feature a lifetime warranty when used with factory springs.  KYB has been recognized around the world as a leader in the design and production of state-of-the-art gas shocks...  Read More

Looking for the Best Coil-Over Kit for the Track or Street? Bilstein is the Answer!

When looking to improve the performance of your vehicle, a coil-over kit can provide the most dramatic effects when it comes to reducing body roll, controlling bounce and adjusting ride height. A coil-over kit is best described as a spring, shock and bump stop incorporated into one assembly with the spring encompassing the shock and bump stop. It often uses...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi2

I put these tires on my '99 Mazda Protege which I use to commute back and forth to work and leave the truck parked to save on gas. I purchased these in August when Tire Rack had a closeout on them, and Michelin was offering a $75 rebate, which means I got the tires for around $60/ea! Anyway, we had our first couple storms the other weekend. First was just a...  Read More

KONI Sport Shocks Now Available for 2011-2013 Mustang GT and V6

After a considerable wait earlier in the year, KONI Sport Shocks are again available for the 2011-2013 Ford Mustang V6 and GT. While the rear shocks have the same part number as 2005-2010 members of the Mustang S197 chassis, the front struts utilize a different strut mount and have previously been very difficult to find. Fitting a firmer shock body to this...  Read More

Seek Out More Curves to Conquer with Bilstein's B12 Pro-Kit

Looking for a complete lowering spring and damper kit that'll add improved handling without a big sacrifice in comfort? Then take a look at the Bilstein B12 Pro-Kit. By combining Eibach's proven Pro-Kit springs with specially tuned Bilstein shocks and struts in one complete package, you can get the best that both companies have to offer for the following...  Read More

Which Bilstein Replacement Shock or Strut is Best for Your Vehicle?

Has your vehicle become bouncy and uncomfortable? Or have you recently lifted or lowered your vehicle? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then chances are it's time to upgrade your shock or struts. Depending on your desired result, Bilstein offers a wide assortment of shocks and struts that could be a match for your application.   Bilstein HD...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

I have a 2003 G35 Rear Wheel Drive. Everyone who drives a G35 with RWD and not AWD knows how bad these cars are in rain and snow. Just a tap on the gas in rain and the rear tires a spinning out like crazy. In snow your lucky if you can even start moving. This is to be expected in a rear wheel drive car. However, now lets get to the New Continental DWS Tires...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Grabber HTS

After 45,000 miles I could not be happier. Still have plenty of tread and the ride is as if the tires are new. Dropped the gas mileage a bit from the previous Dunlop's that were oem, but that was also because they were like q-balls with no resistance and consequently no tread to absord the noise and shock either. The popularity of these tires has also led to...  Read More

How to Choose a Suspension Upgrade

The most popular upgrade for cars and trucks is new custom wheels and tires. After that, suspension upgrades are very common on both late model and older vehicles. Typically, drivers will want to simply raise or lower their car or truck for aesthetic reasons, but there are often performance reasons for suspension upgrades, as well.Raising, often referred to...  Read More

Which Shocks Are Right for My Car?

Have you ever felt that your car bounces more after you go over a bump? It just doesn't feel as connected to the road as it did when it was new? Shock absorbers are an expendable item that has a big effect on your ride quality. When it comes time to replace shocks, you're going to have access to your springs. This is a great time to add lowering springs.Not...  Read More

Stability and Control

A wide variety of vehicles have been installed with KYB shocks and struts because of their proven reliability and finely tuned ride quality. Tire Rack offers KYB gas shock absorbers for use on passenger vehicles, performance cars, pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles. KYB offers two distinct lines of shocks and dampers to match your performance needs.Use...  Read More

Increase your handling without breaking the bank

Are you looking to increase the way your car handles but you don't want to spend a small fortune doing it? Consider the KYB AGX Adjustable Gas Shocks. With an externally adjustable valve rate you can fine tune your vehicle’s ride to suit your specific needs. Take your car to the track or conquer the streets with this simple upgrade. The KYB AGX Adjustable...  Read More

Looking for Original Equipment Replacment Shocks?

KYB Gas-Adjust are the perfect replacement for your worn out shocks. How long should you wait? Your shocks and struts start to show age as early as 40,000 miles!  KYB has both the Gas-Adjust and GR-2 lines that are perfect for replacement. Don't let the name fool you, these are non-adjustable factory setup shocks that will fit many of your damper needs.   Read More

Bilstein Shock Absorbers

50 years ago, Bilstein revolutionized the shock industry with their monotube gas pressure shock absorber technology. And to this day, Bilstein shock absorbers lead the market.Bilstein offers a number of gas shock absorbers, but also single and twin tube McPherson strut style suspensions that are equally impressive. No maximum load challenge goes...  Read More

KYB Shocks

If you're looking for state-of-the-art gas shocks, you'll be interested in KYB shocks.KAYABA Industries is Japan's largest manufacturer of automotive shock absorbing equipment, and as such, they've been continually refining their products for over 50 years. As a result of their efforts, KYB shocks employ Kayaba Hydraulic Technology to generate smooth road...  Read More

Gas Shocks

Shocks typically come in three different forms: mono-tube high pressure gas shocks, twin-tube low pressure gas shocks, and twin-tube hydraulic shocks. All modern automotive shocks are filled with fluid, and as their piston moves through that fluid, they will produce increasing amounts of foam (cavitation) as the piston speed increases. Pressurized gas is...  Read More

What are adjustable shocks?

The most integral part of your suspension system is, surprisingly, your shock absorbers. They adapt to the roads and your vehicle's weight, as they must be able to absorb every last pothole and bump your vehicle comes in contact with. But, did you know that some performance shocks are adjustable? Adjustable shocks allow for a certain level of fine-tuning,...  Read More

Koni Shocks

KONI has been producing equipment for the transportation industry since 1857, but now they are primarily known for high performance and racing KONI shocks.And those KONI shocks are known for producing superb performance and enhanced car control. KONI experts know that every vehicle has a different dampening system, which is why they custom build a wide...  Read More