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Why Shox Carries Brands Such as Bilstein, KONI, Eibach and Tokico

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koni-yellows.jpg If you are in a position where you need to look at replacing your shocks, springs or suspension system, then you are likely looking around online simply trying to define a starting point. Most people are not necessarily well-versed when it comes to these parts of vehicles, and most consumers are not familiar with manufacturers that have earned a brand that is renowned across the globe by people who spend significant amounts of time in the automotive industry.

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What It Feels Like When It’s Time to Replace Your Shocks

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car-low.jpgIf you own a vehicle, chances are you have a basic understanding of what’s involved with the responsible upkeep of that car, truck or SUV. Properly maintaining a vehicle may involve spending some time and money now, but doing so can and often will extend the life of that vehicle. That’s certainly a better position to be in as opposed to suddenly having to purchase a new car because you ran the old one into the ground before it would have otherwise given out.

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Expecting Parents Need to Have Vehicles Thoroughly Checked Before Baby Arrives

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baby-in-car-seat-300x300.jpgWhen people find out that they’re going to have a baby, they tend to become overwhelmed with all that needs to be done in order to properly prepare for this momentous event.  The first thing that someone could do is realize that this is not just an event, but also the beginning of a long and incredibly rewarding process.  There is nothing like having a child, and there is nothing that should not be considered in terms of making sure that the baby enters the world with not only tremendous amounts of love, but also with the utmost in safety precautions.

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Planning a Spring Vacation? Incorporate Shocks Into Your Plans

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tokico-shocks.jpgWe are about to come across the time of year when people all over the United States decide to embark on long road trips. While it’s always exciting to plan these types of excursions, it’s also a process that involves many different details that must be accounted for in order for any trip to go as well as possible. One of these steps should involve making sure that the vehicle that’s going to be used is in proper condition for a long drive. While oil changes, tune-ups and perhaps a change in the tires are all good steps to take, there are often aspects of a vehicle that are overlooked.

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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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Get Your Vehicle Set Up for the New Year with Shocks, Springs and Suspensions

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struts.JPGWhen the New Year rolls around, people tend to make resolutions and plans for that coming year that relate to almost every different aspect of life. Most of us have lives where our vehicles are extremely important to us for many reasons, but for some reason relatively few people take the time to plan for those vehicles so that their effectiveness, performance and dependability can be maximized. Hopefully 2013 will involve many automobile owners doing what’s necessary to make sure that their cars, trucks and SUV’s run as smoothly as possible.

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How Products from Bilstein, KONI, Tokico and Eibach Can Make Your Winter Rides Safer and Smoother

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shocks.jpgAs we move into the winter months, all of us around the United States are beginning to encounter different driving environments that are changing because of the weather conditions that tend to come around at this time of the year. Whether we live in warm or cold climates, we all need to be ready to deal with roads that will be slippery, darkness that sets in earlier and unpredictable weather that can make any drive a challenge. In short, we need to be ready for anything, and that starts with our vehicles.

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