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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 […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Understanding Shock-Damping Ratios for Dual-Purpose Street and Drag Cars

Q: I have a 1967 Camaro Rally Sport that is about 85-percent completed. The car will be a street machine with some occasional drag racing at the local track. My […]

Buyer's Guides / Parts

Tame the Suburbs: Low Buck Bolt-Ons for the 2009 Toyota Tundra

The Toyota Tundra is becoming more and more popular here in the United States. Thanks to its increased popularity, there are some great pre-owned Tundras on the market. In fact, the […]

Buyer's Guides / Parts

Afternoon Delight: How to Upgrade a 2012 GMC Sierra in an Afternoon (and for Under a Grand)!

The GMC Sierra is a great truck to grab on the cheap. There were a lot of engine options for the 2012 year, like the 4.3L Vortec V6, and V8s in […]

New Products / Parts

Parts Bin: Currie Ford 9-Inch Replica Housings & Hotchkis 1.5 Street Performance Series Shocks

From time to time, OnAllCylinders will provide a peek at new or interesting products to help get your next project on track for less. Check out what’s in this week’s parts bin: Currie […]

How Tos / Tech

Shocks Primer: The Hows and Whys of Priming Your Shocks

“Hey, I bought some new shocks from you, but one of them doesn’t seem to work.” “This new shock only has hydraulic action in one direction.” These are common concerns […]

Product Installs / Tech

Trailer Upgrades: Raising Bumpers, Installing New Shocks and Electrical Components

An off-road New Mexico vacation in a camping trailer designed for Jeep and Chevrolet S10 pickups provided the evidence: the trailer desperately needed more stability on the rough terrain and […]

Tech / Tech Articles / Videos & Galleries

Video 101: An Introduction to Shocks vs. Struts

In this Summit Racing Quick Flicks video, you will learn the basic differences between shocks and struts. Struts are similar to shocks in that they dampen road vibrations; however, they […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Diagnosing Worn Shocks & Struts

Z.G. Lexington, KY Q: I suspect it’s time to replace my shocks, but I’m not sure. I inspected them and I found no leaks. I also performed an old-school “bounce […]

How Tos / Tech / Tech Articles / Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Measure Shock Length

If you’re making custom modifications to your suspension, it may require you to use different shocks than the ones that came stock from the factory. Watch this short video and […]