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Video: Shock Absorber Construction, Design, and Related Technology

While it may look like a really simple device, there’s a lot of technological magic packed inside a shock absorber housing. That’s because a shock absorber is an integral part […]

How “Loaded” Shocks/Struts Can Save You Some Suspension Install Time & Hassle
Tech Articles / Tech Projects

How “Loaded” Shocks/Struts Can Save You Some Suspension Install Time & Hassle

Make no mistake, shocks and struts are regular wear items. That’s because, as your car or truck racks up miles, your struts and shocks will fatigue and lose the ability […]

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Video: What is Cavitation & How Does it Affect Shock Absorber Performance?

You hear the term “cavitation” a lot in context with shock absorbers. But what does it mean? Wikipedia describes cavitation as: “A phenomenon in which rapid changes of pressure in […]

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Video: Installing QA1 MOD Shocks on a Chevy Nova

In today’s video QA1’s Marshall and Dave give us a closer look at the company’s QA1 MOD shocks released at SEMA 2018, and walk us through an installation on a […]

Product Profiles

Parts Bin: QA1 MOD Series Redefines Adjustable Shocks

QA1’s MOD Series shocks take the adjustable shocks concept and move it forward about a hundred notches. What sets these MOD shocks apart is QA1’s QuickTune technology—removable, modular valve packs […]

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Parts

Suspension Tuning Suggestions: A Talk with a Koni Automotive Product Manager

The Koni roadshow pulled into Summit Racing’s retail store this week to chat with folks about the merits of proper suspension tuning. We got a chance to sit down with […]

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How Tos

Installation Tips for Adjustable Shocks on Dual-Purpose Street and Race Cars

There is a simple truth in making a car work for both the street and the strip: The shock absorber is key. The reason is simple. If you can control […]

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Product Profiles

Parts Bin: King Off-Road Performance OEM Upgrade Shocks & Coilovers

The King Off-Road Racing Shocks company is known for, well, off-road racing shocks. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get a set for your own daily-driven truck, Jeep, or SUV. […]

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Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Measure for the Right Shock Fit on Your Car or Truck

Travel, compression, rebound, ride height—you’ve got a lot of factors to consider when installing aftermarket shock absorbers. Thankfully, the suspension experts at QA1 can explain what you need to know […]

Bilstein 5100 Shock
Parts

Why Leveling Shocks Outperform Coil Spacer Kits in Off-Roading

A lot of truck and SUV owners choose coil spacer kits to add an inch or two of lift to their vehicles. They are a cost-effective solution, and viable if […]