Shocks Archives - Brake & Front End
How To Answer Customer Ride Control Questions

Presenting your customer with inspection results and benefits of replacement will help sell the job.

Sneak Peak: Inside A Monotube Shock (VIDEO)

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

Twin-Tube Or Monotube Shocks, What’s The Difference? (Video)

Twin-tube and monotube shocks serve different purposes. This video is sponsored by KYB.

Replacement Strut Alignment Angles

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

Alignment Shims and Kits

Listen to what the customer says and sell them the cure to their problem, using examples to explain why they need it.

Monotube Or Twin Tube, What Is The Best For The Application?

Most shocks and struts look the same. But inside, there can be significant differences.

Spring Replacement and Engineering

The specifications for the spring and strut are linked. When one component is worn, it impacts the other.

Ride Control Estimator

Loaded or complete struts can be twice the price of a strut and upper mount.

Shock and Strut Sales and Safety

It is difficult to calculate the value of the integrity of vehicle systems and components when it comes to safety.

Getting a New Perspective on Ride Control Sales

Don’t give up. Surveys have shown that 50% of ride control sales occur on the second visit.

VIDEO: Loaded Options For Suspension

Loaded struts are struts that come pre-assembled and ready to install. This video is sponsored by The Network Academy.

Air Ride: 1997-2011 Crown Vic

All air ride-equipped Crown Vics have a switch in the trunk on the left to deactivate the air ride system.