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Shock Absorbers For Your Car

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Shock absorbers, more commonly termed shocks, are the parts of a car that help create a smoother ride for the vehicle.  When a vehicle is riding down the road there are often bumps that it will come in contact with.  Shock absorbers allow the vehicle to smoothly travel over these bumps without there being a rough force applied to the vehicle.  In a sense, the shock absorbers work as springs that allow the tires of the vehicle to move freely with the bumps while the vehicle essentially remains unaffected by the bumps, and thus remains still.

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Most of the manufacturers offer a lifetime warranty to the original purchaser on their products. We have excellent relationships with these suppliers and can facilitate any warranty and sending it in claims. Rather than removing the part from the car (leaving it un-driveable), most people purchase the replacement with the understanding that they’ll be refunded once the manufacturer approves the warranty and sends us a new part. It is always your option to deal with the manufacturer direct instead.

Exclusive to our Canadian customers

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  • The Exchange Rate is in your favor. The relative prices of automobile parts from the U.S. have never been lower. Add that to our Shipping Promotion with UPS Express. You will get your parts in 1 to 3 shipping days for the similar cost as UPS Ground (without the added brokerage fees). These great rates may not last
  • Order now and add greater control to your winter driving and enhanced smoothness to your summer driving.


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SHOX.COM is one of the largest suspension distributors in the United States. We have a very large inventory and a knowledgeable staff to serve you. If you have a retail parts/accessory store, installation facility, tire store, new car dealership, or any business that resells automotive parts, we can provide special pricing to keep you competitive in your marketplace.

Simply fax us an inquiry (preferably on your company letterhead) with your business information and we’ll get a discount schedule to you promptly. [Shox.com fax# is: (619) 444-8261] Complete catalog packages of all our suppliers can be included with your initial order. Most of our suppliers have application guides on their websites. Call, fax, or e-mail for availability and pricing until you have your own catalogs and price sheets.


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SHOX.COM carries only top, name brand parts from the following suppliers:

Invented "GAS" shocks over 50 years ago in conjunction with Mercedes Benz. Original equipment on Chevrolet Corvette, GM pick-ups and SUV’s, Porsche, BMW, Motorhomes, along with Mercedes. By far the best compromise between ride and performance in a non-adjustable shock or strut.
Click here for Bilstein’s home page

The original "ADJUSTABLE" shocks and struts.Original equipment on Ferrari, Porsche, Dodge Neon, Miata, Ford Mustang, Blue Bird Motorhomes, Peterbuilt trucks, Harley Davidson Motorcycles, and many more. These all adjust damping (stiffness) for comfort on the street or performance on the track.
Click here for Koni’s homepage

Offers both 5 way externally adjustable "ILLUMINAS" and excellent non-adjustable performance shocks and struts. They are stiff enough to handle aftermarket springs and maintain their performance for a lifetime. Also have some OEM electronic adjustable replacements for Toyota Supras and Ford T-Birds available.
Click here for Tokico’s homepage

Shocks and struts strictly for the european manufactures especially German cars. Original equipment on VW,BMW, Volvo, Saab and Mercedes. Quality shocks at a good price.Also make OEM self-leveling rear replacements for Volvo and BMW.

Largest original supplier to the Japanese manufacturers. Excellent aftermarket upgrades available for for imports and domestic cars and trucks. Some shocks are also high pressure gas like Bilsteins but at a much cheaper price.
Click here for KYB’s home page

Horsepower for the turns!! Pro-kits are progressive rate and lower cars a conservative amount. This results in dramatically improved handling with close to original ride on the highway. Available for most cars and trucks.Sportline springs are more aggressive and lower up to 2 inches. Also makes some sway bars and strut tower braces.
Click here for Eibach’s homepage

H & R
All German made aggressive lowering springs. Excellent for high performance street and autocross applications. Available for most cars import and domestic.
Click here for H&R’s homepage

B & G
Europe’s largest producer of coilspring based technology. Producing over 1200 variations of OE springs, 950 variations of sports lowering springs, over 100 variations of coilovers, and 650 variations of suspension kits, B+G boasts the worlds largest application offering.
Click here for B&G’s homepage

Sway Bars for 2X4 & 4X4 trucks, vans, SUV’S, and motorhomes. All kits include polyurethane bushings and are direct bolt-on applications.
Click here for Hellwig’s homepage

35 year old sway bar manufacturer has applications for most import and domestic cars and trucks both late model and classics. Also available with polyurethane.
Click here for Addco’s homepage

K-Mac, with some of the best suspension talent in the industry, has been thoroughly researching,designing, race testing and manufacturing "bolt on" Camber, Caster and Toe adjustment kits for mass produced automobiles since the early 1970’s. The kits reduce uneven tire wear, improve traction and high speed directional stability, plus allow ongoing adjustment for accident damage, curb knocks or race/rally settings.
Click here for K-Mac’s homepage

Modern engineering for modern performance vehicles.
Ingalls performance suspension components and total wheel alignment products.
Click here for Ingalls homepage

Excessive heat can cause resins in your brake pad to vaporize or "outgas." As the brake pad wears, the used friction material turns into a fine dust. This boundary layer of heat, gas and dust builds up between the pad and rotor surfaces and inhibits performance. Here’s where Power Slot’s slotted brake rotors make a big difference.

Power Slot’s exclusive Vac-U-Slots are machined into the rotor and help evacuate gasses and dust, shed heat, and keep the brake pad surface clean. And in wet, raining conditions, our Vac-U-Slot helps push water off the braking surface for better stopping power.
Click here for Power Slot’s homepage

Hawk Performance’s leading-edge brake friction technology is proven everyday in severe-duty aerospace, military, commercial truck fleet, motorsports and performance street brake applications. Put the power in the brake pedal and specify Hawk Performance disc brake pads.
Click here for Hawk Performance’s homepage


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Q. What brand should I get?
A. We sell all the quality brands so that ultimately leaves the choice to you. Our goal is to provide enough information for you to choose the optimum performing suspension parts for your driving needs. In general, you get what you pay for. On shocks/struts, the ability to adjust damping (stiffness) or ride height comes with a substantial additional price and you have to decide if you’ll be taking advantage of these features. On springs, lowering effects vary and you pay a little more for a progressive spring rate that gets stiffer as the suspension is compressed further.

Q. How far can I lower my car?
A. Most cars it’s 30mm to 50mm.(One to two inches). We only sell the most reputable manufacturers to ensure safe, reliable products that won’t damage other suspension components. Some manufacturers have listings for "race" springs which may be lower, harsher riding, and harder on the vehicles other components.

Q. Do I need camber kits if I lower my car?
A. Whenever you lower a car with shorter springs, it creates negative camber. This has some benefits for handling but can cause the tires to wear more towards the inside instead of right down the middle. Many cars do not have enough adjustment to return the camber to original factory specifications. On most cars, if the lowering effect is 25mm to 35mm, and you keep the tires well rotated, you should get the full life expectancy of the tires even with the negative camber. Otherwise camber adjustment kits can be purchased for many applications that make it possible to adjust the camber closer to the original specifications.

Looking to Expand

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ASI(shox.com) is looking to merge with another automotive parts reseller to expand the availability of parts and accessories available to our customer base established over the last 30 years we’ve been serving the aftermarket. Please direct inquiries to mark@shox.com

Lowest Prices

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SHOX.COM has the lowest prices *GUARANTEED!

We don’t post many of our prices on the web because our prices are so low that the competition and then the manufacturers complain. We are committed to making the best quality suspension parts available to you at affordable prices. Send in for a quote or call 800-683-2890.

Some unscrupulous distributors periodically run specials at or near their cost or shop our prices and undercut them by a few dollars to temporarily claim the "lowest prices". In these cases, if you provide us with the contact name and phone number or a copy of the quote, we are happy to match or beat it.


*All sales are final.

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