Monthly Archives: January 2013

European Studies Reveal Shockingly High Number of Vehicles with Worn Shocks

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tokico.jpg Anyone who deals in the world of shocks, suspensions and springs understands that these are some of the most overlooked parts of any car. That’s simply because people don’t think about shocks, springs and the like in the same way as they do with regards to brakes, oil changes and tires. You don’t see shocks, you’re not constantly told to maintain them and therefore their performance is generally only noticed when they’re badly worn and affecting your vehicle’s performance in extremely direct and sometimes overwhelming ways. However, until recently few people understood just how many people were driving on shocks and suspension systems that were worn.

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How to Tell if Someone Else’s Vehicle Needs Shocks or Suspension Work

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bilstein1.gifNot enough people understand that making sure that your shocks and suspension are properly maintained and replaced when necessary will not only lead to a more enjoyable ride in your vehicle, but that doing so will also lead to a safer ride. People who do not keep up with the necessary work that needs to be done on their shocks and suspensions are not only bringing on risks for themselves, but also for anyone else who may be on the road at the time. That’s why people need to understand the warning signs of faulty shocks or suspensions.

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Don’t Be Afraid to Ask about the Shocks and Suspensions of Vehicles Carrying Your Children

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koni-shocks.jpg Most people understand that making sure that a vehicle’s shocks and struts are in working order is not only a wise financial decision with regards to the useful life of a vehicle, but that it is also an important safety decision. Vehicles with top-notch shocks, springs and suspension systems will not only handle better, but they will also stop more dependably and generally provide a safer ride for those who spend any time inside of those automobiles. People who have correctly identified this priority should make sure that their concern goes beyond their own cars, trucks or SUV’s.

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Why Working with Experienced Professionals Can Help You Save Money on Shocks and Suspensions

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eibach.jpgWhen people realize that they need to replace their shocks, springs or overall suspension systems, they generally are not sure of where to go for help dealing with this need. That’s because most people are not automotive professionals and they quite honestly do not look forward to handling this type of a task. It can be stressful for anyone who is unfamiliar with this process because they may be unfamiliar with not only where to start, but what the process involves and what it could cost.

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