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  • The Necessity of Aftermarket Shocks / Struts

  • …response and turn-in feel was to replace the spring and strut / shock assemblies. My components of choice were the off-the-shelf 2011 Mustang GT Eibach Pro-Kit Spring Set and a set of 2010 Mustang GT model Bilstein struts and shocks. Although Bilstein does not yet have a 2011 Mustang GT specific…

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  • …you for submitting feedback on this answer. What is the difference between a shock and a strut? Shocks and struts are both dampers. They dampen the movement of the vehicle springs. Shocks perform only that dampening function. Struts differ in that they not only dampen the spring movement but also…


  • …brakes are larger than the rears. It's also why most front brakes wear out about twice as fast as the rears. This is normal. Worn out springs, shocks, or struts can allow the vehicle weight distribution to shift faster and more dramatically, overloading the front brakes. This can result in premature…

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  • Tire Rack : Bilstein

  • …tube McPherson strut style suspensions. Utilizing the same technological design advantages as their monotube gas pressure shock absorbers, Bilstein’s twin tube strut assemblies are designed to withstand maximum loads while providing high durability. Both Bilstein shocks and struts are built to…

  • Does it seem like your car bounces too much? Time for new shocks!

  • …over-driven parts on a modern vehicle is the shocks. In most cases, you can feel the difference from a used and new shock with only 40,000 miles on the vehicle. In many cases, people will go more than 100k without changing their shocks and struts. So if you are looking for a smoother ride or better…


  • …What's the difference between a standard adjustable and an externally adjustable damper? * Does it matter which way the springs are installed? * What is the difference between a shock and a strut? * What are adjustable dampers? * How do I know if my vehicle needs new shocks or struts? * How much…

  • Shock Absorber Reviews

  • …it never hurts to get a second opinion, which is why we post the shock absorber reviews that our consumers write. Here's what they're saying about the KONI Sport Suspension Kit: " Wow, what a difference from stock! These struts really changed the character of the car; it doesn't seem quite so…

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

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

    …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…

  • Do you have lowering springs and need to buy shock absorbers?

  • …already have lowering spring or are planning to get them and are confused about what shock absorbers to get? This can be confusing with so may choices out there. I recommend the KONI Sport Shocks. 1. KONI Sport Shocks are adjustable. You can adjust the damper for the amount of rebounding damping…

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  • Tire Rack : KONI

  • …KONI Strut Inserts (Cut a Strut) Installation Category: Suspension Size: 32.2 MB Length: (05:43) KONI Technical FAQs Common questions asked of the KONI Tech Line are as follows: * What is the difference between KONI Special (red) and KONI Sport (yellow)? * How much stiffer are KONI shocks than…

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  • Great Handling with KONI FSD Damper Set

  • Great Handling with KONI FSD Damper Set

    …Maybe a little squat on hard acceleration or dive under hard braking? Well, if your vehicle has the aforementioned symptoms, then your shocks and/or struts (dampers) are worn out and it's time for a change. Normally you'll start to notice damper wear approximately between 75,000-125,000 miles.…

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