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STRUT ASSEMBLY

Our REPLACEMENT strut assembly is manufactured from high quality materials and is built to match OE specifications at very affordable prices. Get rid of your worn damper and restore your vehicle's steering precision and handling characteristics with this product; Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty.

Features and Benefits:
  • Provides maximum safety and stability
  • Greatly improves passenger comfort in all road conditions
  • SKU#: REPF280711
  • Brand: Replacement
  • Color/Finish: Black
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
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Fits the following Ford Explorer Years:
  • 2006-2010 | 8 Cyl 4.6L | Eddie Bauer, Limited, XLT
  • 2006 | 6 Cyl 4.0L | XLS
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KYB GR-2/EXCEL-G SHOCK ABSORBERS AND STRUT ASSEMBLIES

These highly efficient shocks and struts are OE equivalents manufactured to recapture control and handling precisions to your vehicle. Sintered-iron pistons, guide rods and hard-chrome piston rods heighten these components' durability and longevity. With high pressure gas charge and dual tube designs, these KYB GR-2/Excel-G Shock Absorbers and Strut Assemblies underwent patented valve-checking and thorough OE-specific procedures to ensure minimal foaming and attain OE-like fitment that withstand rough driving circumstances.

Disclaimer: KYB now manufactures Black Excel-G Shocks and Struts to replace the Silver GR-2 series. Black Excel-G Shocks and Struts do not vary from those of their Silver GR-2 counterparts in terms of performance and quality.

  • SKU#: KY341302
  • Brand: KYB
  • Fit Note: 2-Door, Except Adjustable Suspension
  • Type: Shock absorber
  • Color/Finish: Black
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
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Fits the following Ford Explorer Years:
  • 2003 | 6 Cyl 4.0L | Sport XLS, Sport XLT
  • 1995-2002 | 6 Cyl 4.0L | Sport
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"I purchased 2 - Shock Absorber for my 2007 Ford Ranger I installed just one to test and it was too stiff and you feel every bump on the road.I had to uninstall it and buy the original shocks and they were just perfect.The bushings were not a perfect fit I had to use the old once.I wish it was a little softer." posted by: Sambo on November 20, 2013

"Great shock for the price. Improved ride at lower speeds" posted by: TJ on September 3, 2013 view all 4 reviews

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Ford Explorer Shock Absorber and Strut Assembly, KYB GR-2/Excel-G, Front, Driver Or Passenger Side, Twin-tube

$178.04 List Price $210.09 Save $32.05 Availability: In Stock
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MONROE QUICK-STRUT ASSEMBLIES

Innovatively, these Monroe Quick-Strut Assemblies are completed using Twin Technology Active Control System that wields Impact Control Valve base assemblies inside that makes sure your vehicles are able to come through under all driving circumstances, while the patented Low Speed Tunability (LST) reduces noise due to impact, rattles and severity. Rendering position-sensitive damping which serves to provide precisely tuned control profiles, these units are also capable of sensing road impacts within 12 milliseconds to instantly dampen when necessary. Monroe Quick-Struts are OE loaded strut that are already inclusive of components essential for easy and fully-assembled installations. These replacements go best for popular passenger cars, light trucks and SUV applications.

Item Details:

  • 5.88 in. damper travel
  • 13.06 in. body length

  • SKU#: TS171322
  • Brand: Monroe
  • Type: Loaded strut
  • Color/Finish: Black
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
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Fits the following Ford Explorer Years:
  • 2004-2005 | 8 Cyl 4.6L | XLT Sport
  • 2002-2005 | 8 Cyl 4.6L | Eddie Bauer, Limited, XLT
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GABRIEL GUARDIAN SHOCK ABSORBERS

Gabriel Guardian Shock Absorbers are replacement dampeners offering 9-stage valving. Fine-tuned for your specific vehicle"s application, these help in rebounding to maintain your tires flatten on the road. By decreasing fluid foaming that causes faulty damping and fade, you can ensure of greater handling, better stability and greater control.

Features and Benefits:

  • Nitrogen gas charged for enhanced response and stable control
  • Super-finished chromed piston rod to reduce corrosion and offer a more constant wear surface
  • Leak-proof piston seal for prolonged existence
  • D.O.M. (Drawn-Over-Mandrel) Tubing that lessens internal wear for maximum robustness

Item Details:

  • 4.53 in. damper travel
  • SKU#: GAB81893
  • Brand: Gabriel
  • Fit Note: 4WD, Without Electronic Adjustable Suspension, Without Automatic Ride Control, Twin-tube, AWD, Without Electronic Adjustable Suspension, Without Automatic Ride Control, Twin-tube, RWD, Without Electronic Adjustable Suspension, Without Automatic Ride Control, Twin-tube
  • Type: Shock absorber
  • Color/Finish: Red
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
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Fits the following Ford Explorer Years:
  • 2000-2001 | 8 Cyl 5.0L | XLS
  • 1996-2001 | 8 Cyl 5.0L | Eddie Bauer, Limited, XLT
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$76.95 List Price $104.82 Save $27.87 Availability: In Stock
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BILSTEIN
BILSTEIN is a leading original equipment manufacturer and supplier of technologically advanced shock absorbers, springs and performance suspension products.

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  • SKU#: W0133-1910820
  • Brand: Bilstein
  • Fit Note: Sport Utility, 4WD, Without Air Level Suspension, With Standard Suspension, Sport Utility, 4WD, Without Air Leveling, With Standard Suspension, Sport Utility, AWD, Without Air Level Suspension, With Standard Suspension
  • Type: Shock absorber
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
  • Recommended Use: Towing/heavy duty
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 business days
 
Fits the following Ford Explorer Years:
  • 2000-2001 | 6 Cyl 4.0L | XLS
  • 1997-2001 | 8 Cyl 5.0L | Limited
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RANCHO RS5000 SHOCK ABSORBERS AND STRUT ASSEMBLIES

Engineered with precision, RS5000 shocks and struts are contrived with 5/8-in. (16mm) diameter piston rods and 1 3/8-in. (35mm) pistons (on select applications) that enhance strength and durability in your suspension systems performance. Rancho's 10-stage velocity sensitive valving allows specified adjustments for your driving preferences and the protective boot included secures the shock rod and the oil seal. This series performs best in off-road conditions with their twin-tube construction.

Item Details:

  • 4.5 in. damper travel
  • 0.63 in. diameter chrome piston rod

  • SKU#: R38RS5229
  • Brand: Rancho
  • Fit Note: For Use With Torsion Bar Suspensions, With Rear Auto Ride Suspension, With Rear Standard Suspension, For Use With Torsion Bar Suspensions
  • Type: Shock absorber
  • Color/Finish: White
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
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Fits the following Ford Explorer Years:
  • 2003 | 6 Cyl 4.0L | Sport XLS, Sport XLT
  • 2002-2003 | 6 Cyl 4.0L | Eddie Bauer, Limited, Postal, XLS, XLT
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SKYJACKER HYDRO 7000 SHOCK ABSORBERS AND STRUT ASSEMBLIES

Skyjacker Hydro 7000 Shocks and Strutscontrol the energy stored in springs with its hydraulic action and multi-stage velocity sensitive valving. These twin-tube dampeners are made up of bonded iron piston and D.O.M. (Drawn Over Mandrel) tubing to reduce internal wear. Its chromed-piston rod with micro pores and leak-proof seal provide an improved performance and longevity of the product. These are ideal for mild to moderate off-road use.

Item Details:

  • 5.67 in. damper travel

  • SKU#: S97H7052
  • Brand: Skyjacker
  • Fit Note: With 0 - 2 in. Lift
  • Type: Standard
  • Color/Finish: White
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
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Fits the following Ford Explorer Years:
  • 1993-1994 | 6 Cyl 4.0L | Limited
  • 1991-1994 | 6 Cyl 4.0L | Eddie Bauer, Sport, XL, XLT
$77.40 List Price $105.73 Save $28.33 Availability: In Stock
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TOKICO TREKMASTER SHOCK ABSORBERS AND STRUT ASSEMBLIES

Tokico Trekmaster Shock Absorbers and Strut Assemblies are constructed with a latest technology to address the problems of improper damping control on trucks and SUVs. These twin-tube dampers have rod guide and piston seal design that reduces mechanical drag by up to 65 percent. These also have multi-stage variable-aperture piston valve system accompanied by a new base valve design to give a dual blow-off compression cycle.

  • SKU#: T38GE4078
  • Brand: Tokico
  • Fit Note: 4WD, RWD
  • Type: Shock absorber
  • Color/Finish: Green
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
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Fits the following Ford Explorer Years:
  • 2000-2001 | All Engines | Postal, XL Fleet
  • 1999-2001 | All Engines | XLS
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$30.99 List Price $40.04 Save $9.05 Availability: In Stock
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PRO COMP ES1000 SHOCK ABSORBERS

Pro Comp ES1000 Shock Absorbers are designed to restore the functions of factory dampers and offer optimal performance while providing comfort and control to your vehicle. To give outstanding seal for S-924 high temperature shock fluid, spring tensioned rod seal is needed. Plus, 1 3/8-in. nylon banded full displacement piston head and double welded shock mounts will assure you of strength and lifelong durability even on the most demanding road conditions.

Features and Benefits:

  • Twin tube design for maximum durability and robustness
  • Large 5/8 inch chrome hardened piston rod for corrosion resistance and long product life

Item Details:

  • 10.02 in. damper travel
  • 2 in. body diameter
  • 1.38 in. nylon banded full displacement piston
  • 0.63 in. chrome hardened piston rod
  • SKU#: E37124509
  • Brand: Pro Comp
  • Fit Note: 4WD, With 0 - 3 in. Lift, With Rear Auto Ride Or Rear Standard Suspension, 4WD, With 0 - 3 in. Lift, 4WD, With 0 in. Lift/Drop, RWD, With 0 - 3 in. Lift, With Rear Auto Ride Or Rear Standard Suspension, RWD, With 0 - 3 in. Lift, RWD, With 0 in. Lift/Drop
  • Type: Shock absorber
  • Color/Finish: White
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
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Fits the following Ford Explorer Years:
  • 2000-2001 | All Engines | Postal, XL Fleet
  • 1999-2001 | All Engines | XLS
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"Shocks did not come with all the parts needed for installation. Had to provide my own bushings for the shock bolts and had to shim the rear shocks to fit the shock hangers. I remember when shocks where a direct replacement instead of a custom fit." posted by: Pops on October 9, 2013

$167.62 List Price $197.79 Save $30.17 Availability: In Stock
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MOTORCRAFT SHOCK ABSORBERS AND STRUT ASSEMBLIES

Motorcraft"s series of high-quality shock absorbers are recommended by Ford Motor Company. These are built and designed for Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles which are manufactured under strict specifications and went through extensive laboratory and on-the-road testing.

  • SKU#: MIASH1172
  • Brand: Motorcraft
  • Fit Note: 4WD
  • Color/Finish: Black
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
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Fits the following Ford Explorer Years:
  • 2011 | All Engines | Base
  • 2006-2011 | All Engines | Limited, XLT
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$34.95 List Price $41.24 Save $6.29 Availability: In Stock
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ROUGH COUNTRY NITRO 9000 SHOCK ABSORBERS

Using revolutionized 10-stage variable valving technology, Rough Country Nitro 9000 Shock Absorbers give smooth ride and control even in rough road conditions. These twin-tube shocks are made with chrome-hardened piston rod and velocity sensitive valving that adjust without turning any knobs or switch. These include spring loaded piston rod seal and polyurethane bushings that ensure longevity and functionality.

Item Details:

  • 1.38 in. piston diameter

Notes:

  • Does not include dust boot.
  • SKU#: ROU9179
  • Brand: Rough Country
  • Fit Note: 4WD, 0 to 1 in. Lift, RWD, 0 TO 1-1/2 in. Lift
  • Type: Shock absorber
  • Color/Finish: White
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
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Fits the following Ford Explorer Years:
  • 2000-2001 | All Engines | Postal, XL Fleet
  • 1999-2001 | All Engines | XLS
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$98.37 List Price $116.08 Save $17.71 Availability: In Stock
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EDELBROCK PERFORMER IAS SHOCK ABSORBERS

Edelbrock Performer IAS Shocks are uniquely designed and celebrated for their original inertia-activated valve that easily adjusts to diverse driving conditions. For better performance, the inertia-activated valve locks itself when in use on flat landscapes to exceptional cornering and unwavering rides. The valve then is instantly stimulated once it detects coarse situations such as irregular or uneven grounds to pave way for a more responsive shock dampening. These single-tubed and gas-charged dampers utilize polyurethane bushings to lessen metal friction. Further included are nitro-steel piston rods and heavy-duty welds.

Item Details:

  • 46 mm piston
  • SKU#: E113389
  • Brand: Edelbrock
  • Type: Shock absorber
  • Color/Finish: Red
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
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Fits the following Ford Explorer Years:
  • 1995-2001 | All Engines | All Submodels
$41.73 List Price $54.52 Save $12.79 Availability: In Stock
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TRAILMASTER SSV SPEED SMART VALVING SHOCK ABSORBERS AND STRUT ASSEMBLIES

Trailmaster SSV Speed Smart Valving Shock Absorbers and Strut Assemblies are made with adjustable nitrogen gas-pressured twin-tube. These enable automatic adjusting when driven in any road surfaces and prevent foaming. These dampers are durable and stylish with platinum-gray finish and 2.38 in. diameter cylinders.

Item Details:

  • 2.38 in. body diameter
  • SKU#: T5475490
  • Brand: Trailmaster
  • Fit Note: 4WD, With 4 in. Lift
  • Type: Shock absorber
  • Color/Finish: White
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
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Fits the following Ford Explorer Years:
  • 1993-1994 | All Engines | Limited
  • 1991-1994 | All Engines | Eddie Bauer, Sport, XL, XLT
$41.74 List Price $49.25 Save $7.51 Availability: In Stock
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TUFF COUNTRY EZ-RIDE SX8000 SHOCK ABSORBERS

Ideal for lifted full size trucks and SUVs, these Tuff Country EZ-Ride SX8000 Nitro Gas Shock Absorbers are recommended for full-size applications. Offering twin-tube construction and nitro gas charged characteristics; these will limit fading while keeping operation running on greatest durability and robustness.

Item Details:

  • 0.63 in. piston rod diameter
  • Includes polyurethane bushings and mounting hardware

Notes:

  • Some applications may require additional mounting hardware. For vehicles lifted 2.5-4 in.
  • SKU#: TUF61202
  • Brand: Tuff Country
  • Fit Note: 4WD, With 4 in. Lift
  • Type: Shock absorber
  • Color/Finish: White
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
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Fits the following Ford Explorer Years:
  • 1993-1994 | All Engines | Limited
  • 1991-1994 | All Engines | Eddie Bauer, Sport, XL, XLT
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SUPERLIFT SUPERIDE SHOCK ABSORBERS

Superlift Superide Shock Absorbers are engineered to offer excellent ride quality, long product life, and increased durability. Utmost control on and off-road is attained as these have ten-stage velocity sensitive valving to give comfortable ride. With o-ring piston seal that prevents fade and heavy-duty chrome-hardened piston shaft for increased protection, these allow the damper to function more effectively in your vehicle.

Features and Benefits:

  • High fluid capacity twin-tube body for smooth and comfortable riding
  • Urethane eye bushings for enhanced control movement
  • Includes yellow shock boot for long-term resistance

Item Details:

  • 2.38 in. body diameter
  • SKU#: S3085146
  • Brand: Superlift
  • Fit Note: 4WD, With Rear Auto Ride Or Standard Suspension, 4WD
  • Type: Shock absorber
  • Color/Finish: White
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold Individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
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Fits the following Ford Explorer Years:
  • 2004-2005 | All Engines | XLS Sport, XLT Sport
  • 1999-2005 | All Engines | XLS
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