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Ford F-250 Super Duty Shock Absorber and Strut Assembly

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REPLACEMENT SHOCK ABSORBER

Our REPLACEMENT shock absorber is manufactured from high quality materials and are built to match OE specifications at very affordable price. 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#: REPF280112
  • Brand: Replacement
  • 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 F-250 Super Duty Years:
  • 2013 | 8 Cyl 6.7L | Platinum
  • 2011-2013 | 8 Cyl 6.7L | King Ranch, Lariat, XL, XLT
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KYB MONOMAX SHOCK ABSORBER

KYB Monomax Shock Absorber is a performance gas shocks ideal for hot trucks, sport SUVs, and 4WDs. Engineered to provide performance and stability, this offers specific valving for extreme handling. With 1/2-in. diameter hardened piston rod and large diameter piston for added strength, enhanced functionality and durability required by your vehicle can be attained.

  • SKU#: KY565044
  • Brand: KYB
  • Fit Note: 4WD, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, 141.8 in. Wheelbase, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, 142.0 in. Wheelbase, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, 158.0 in. Wheelbase, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, 172.0 in. Wheelbase, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, 172.4 in. Wheelbase, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, 141.8 in. Wheelbase, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, 142.0 in. Wheelbase, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, 158.0 in. Wheelbase, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, 172.0 in. Wheelbase, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, 172.4 in. Wheelbase, Standard Cab Pickup, 4WD, 141.8 in. Wheelbase, Standard Cab Pickup, 4WD, 142.0 in. Wheelbase, Standard Cab Pickup, 4WD, 158.0 in. Wheelbase, Standard Cab Pickup, 4WD, 172.0 in. Wheelbase, Standard Cab Pickup, 4WD, 172.4 in. Wheelbase
  • 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 F-250 Super Duty Years:
  • 2004 | 8 Cyl 5.4L | King Ranch
  • 2003-2004 | 8 Cyl 6.0L | Lariat, XL, XLT
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"Great shocks and a better price. How can you go wrong!" posted by: Moneyman on November 22, 2011

"I loaded my 8 1/2 foot camper into the bed of my recently purchased 2001 F 250. As I proceded down the road the truck bobbed from side to side. It was very appearant that new shocks were in order. I ordered the kub's. Wow what a difference really don't notice any sway. The ride loaded and empty is very smooth. There folks also had the best price by far. I goofed and ordered four rear shocks and they were very prompt in issueing a refund and did not charge a restocking fee. I will do business with them in the future." posted by: mckenzieman on July 29, 2011 view all 2 reviews

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MONROE REFLEX TRUCK SHOCK ABSORBERS

Precision-engineered using ASD Technology, these Reflex Truck Shock Absorbers have a unique and capable valving system that restores your vehicles handling and performance. Along with planted dual tube systems, the 2 inch diameter reserve tube increases fluid-holding capacity to achieve a cooler running unit. These components are manufactured to match OE standards and specifications on your vehicle. The induced-pressure is minimized is due to the 1.38 inch bore size and self-lubricating seals are kept intact to preserve gas at the same time cuts short superfluous wear or friction.

Item Details:

  • 0.63 in. piston rod diameter
  • 1.38 in. piston diameter
  • 2-2.25 in. reserve tube
  • 7.12 in. damper travel
  • SKU#: TS911266
  • Brand: Monroe
  • Fit Note: 4WD, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, Standard Cab Pickup, 4WD, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, Standard Cab Pickup, 4WD
  • Type: Shock absorber
  • Color/Finish: Silver
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
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Fits the following Ford F-250 Super Duty Years:
  • 2011-2012 | 8 Cyl 6.7L | King Ranch, Lariat, XL, XLT
  • 2010 | 8 Cyl 6.4L | Cabela's
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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:

  • 12.62 in. damper travel
  • 0.63 in. diameter chrome piston rod
  • SKU#: R38RS5254
  • Brand: Rancho
  • Fit Note: 4WD, With 0" Rear Raised Height, 4WD, With 0" Rear Raised Height, With Rancho RS6510 System, 4WD, Automatic Transmission, With 0" Rear Raised Height, With Rancho RS6515 System, 4WD, Automatic Transmission, With 0" Rear Raised Height, With Rancho RS6525B System, 4WD, With 2 1/2" Rear Raised Height, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, With 2 1/2" Rear Raised Height, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, With 2 1/2" Rear Raised Height, Standard Cab Pickup, 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 F-250 Super Duty Years:
  • 2013-2014 | 8 Cyl 6.7L | Platinum
  • 2011-2014 | 8 Cyl 6.7L | King Ranch, Lariat, XL, XLT
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GABRIEL ULTRA SHOCK ABSORBERS AND STRUT ASSEMBLIES

Gabriel Ultra Twin-tube Shock Absorbers and Strut Assemblies have 1 3/8" bore pistons (in most applications) and bonded iron structures safeguarding a long lasting durability. The Orifice Control Disk inducted with nine stages of valving casts oil-flow consistency and prevents oil flooding. Built with a larger bulged tube (varies in application) to support proper heat dissipation. To minimize friction, Ultra Shocks are created with single-lip oil seals and these parts also exercise component durability by having sintered iron pistons. Highlighted features including leak-proof piston seals, rod guides, single-lip oil seal and super-finished chrome piston rods are engineered using their developed G-Force Technology that was pioneered by Gabriel to achieve superb control, safety and vehicle performance.

  • SKU#: GABG64010
  • Brand: Gabriel
  • Fit Note: RWD
  • 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 F-250 Super Duty Years:
  • 2005-2007 | All Engines | King Ranch, Lariat, XL, XLT
  • 2005 | All Engines | FX4, Harley-Davidson Edition
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BILSTEIN – 5160 SERIES STOCK MOUNT REMOTE RESERVOIR SHOCK ABSORBERS

5160 Series shocks by Bilstein give you added oil capacity that keeps the oil cooler to maintain consistent damping and suspension performance under extreme driving conditions. Bilstein, built on the principal of developing the absolute best shock systems in the world, is known internationally as the preeminent aftermarket manufacturer and OEM supplier of shock absorbers and suspension componentry.

  • Added oil capacity keeps overall oil temperature down for better suspension damping
  • Innovative banjo fittings swivel to allow full 360° rotation
  • Completely redefines vehicle handling, performance and comfort
  • Made exclusively for lifted off-road vehicles including Jeeps and trucks
  • Direct replacement for cheap, old or shorter OEM shocks
  • Bilstein is world-renowned for its superior shock absorbers
  • Sports a multiple layered zinc coating for long lasting wear
  • Easy to install – bolts right on without modification
  • SKU#: BIL25187786
  • Brand: Bilstein
  • Fit Note: 4WD, With 0 - 2 in. Lift, With 0 - 2 in. Lift
  • Type: Shock absorber
  • Color/Finish: Zinc-plated
  • Quantity Sold: Sold individually
  • Recommended Use: Lifted Trucks and SUVs
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: Same day - 1 business day
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Fits the following Ford F-250 Super Duty Years:
  • 2013 | 8 Cyl 6.7L | Platinum
  • 2011-2013 | 8 Cyl 6.7L | King Ranch, Lariat, XL, XLT
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PRO COMP ES9000 SHOCK ABSORBERS

These Pro Comp ES9000 Shock Absorbers are designed with a twin-tube construction with 10-stage valve velocity sensitive valving for smooth and comfortable driving. Manufactured to withstand different road conditions and handle heavy loads, their 1 3/8-inch nylon banded full displacement piston head and double welded shock mounts will be a great assist as these ensure maximum strength and durability.

Features and Benefits:

  • Expanded twin tube design for up to 50% fluid capacity

Item Details:

  • 11.13 in. damper travel
  • 1.38 in. nylon banded full displacement piston
  • 0.63 in. chrome hardened piston rod
  • Nitrogen gas charge
  • SKU#: E37926508
  • Brand: Pro Comp
  • Fit Note: RWD, w/0 - 2 in. Lift; , RWD
  • 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 F-250 Super Duty Years:
  • 2011-2012 | 8 Cyl 6.7L | King Ranch, Lariat, XL, XLT
  • 2008-2010 | 8 Cyl 6.4L | King Ranch, Lariat, XL, XLT
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SKYJACKER – NITRO 8000 SHOCK ABSORBERS

Nitro 8000 shock absorbers by Skyjacker are the highest quality and most reliable shock upgrade or replacement for serious off-road vehicles that money can buy, utilizing only the best quality materials and the highest production standards in the industry. Skyjacker, built on the principal of developing the best suspension systems and lift kits in the world, is the preeminent aftermarket manufacturer of suspension components that allow truck owners to get off the streets and into the great outdoors with confidence.

  • Direct fit by year, make and model of vehicle
  • Red shock boots and polyurethane bushings included
  • Designed specifically for large, hardcore off-road vehicles
  • Takes the edge off vehicle’s harshness and offers more pleasant ride experience
  • Benefits include twin tube design, multi-stage valving
  • Utilize pressurized nitrogen gas (150 PSI)
  • SKU#: S97N8060
  • Brand: Skyjacker
  • Fit Note: 4WD, With 0 - 3 in. Lift, 4WD, With 0 - 5 in. Lift, 4WD, With 2 - 4 in. Lift, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, With 0 - 5 in. Lift, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, With 0 - 5 in. Lift, Nitro; Each; w/2 - 4 in. Lift; , 4WD, RWD, With 0 - 5 in. Lift, Standard Cab Pickup, 4WD, With 0 - 5 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 F-250 Super Duty Years:
  • 2014 | All Engines | All Submodels
  • 2013 | 8 Cyl 6.7L | King Ranch, Lariat, Platinum, XL, XLT
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BELLTECH – STREET PERFORMANCE SHOCK ABSORBERS

Belltech’s Street Performance shock absorbers offer superior handling and performance for lowered trucks and SUVs and feature top-notch components as well as Teflon-coated bushings and piston seals to eliminate metal-to-metal contact. Belltech, world-renowned for its pioneer status in the custom truck world, designs and manufactures innovative lowering technologies to serve automotive enthusiasts and customizers.

  • Beefy 55mm body with 15mm rod and 35mm piston
  • Provides a more balanced driving experience
  • Bushings and piston seals are coated with Teflon to avoid metal-on-metal rubbing
  • Feature tuned low-speed compression rate and progressive rebounding
  • Gets rid of annoying body roll, squat and pitch at any speed
  • Backed by a 2-year warranty
  • Direct fit
  • Set of 4
  • SKU#: B269672
  • Brand: Belltech
  • Fit Note: 81.0 in. Bed, Styleside, 4-Door, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, Fits Stock Height Vehicles, 81.0 in. Bed, Styleside, 4-Door, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, Fits Stock Height Vehicles, 81.8 in. Bed, Styleside, 4-Door, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, Fits Stock Height Vehicles, 81.8 in. Bed, Styleside, 4-Door, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, Fits Stock Height Vehicles, 82.4 in. Bed, Styleside, 4-Door, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, Fits Stock Height Vehicles, 82.4 in. Bed, Styleside, 4-Door, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, Fits Stock Height Vehicles, 96.0 in. Bed, Styleside, 2-Door, Standard Cab Pickup, 4WD, Fits Stock Height Vehicles, 96.0 in. Bed, Styleside, 4-Door, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, Fits Stock Height Vehicles, 96.0 in. Bed, Styleside, 4-Door, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, Fits Stock Height Vehicles, 98.0 in. Bed, Styleside, 2-Door, Standard Cab Pickup, 4WD, Fits Stock Height Vehicles, 98.0 in. Bed, Styleside, 4-Door, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, Fits Stock Height Vehicles, 98.0 in. Bed, Styleside, 4-Door, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, Fits Stock Height Vehicles, 98.6 in. Bed, Styleside, 2-Door, Standard Cab Pickup, 4WD, Fits Stock Height Vehicles, 98.6 in. Bed, Styleside, 4-Door, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, Fits Stock Height Vehicles, 98.6 in. Bed, Styleside, 4-Door, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, Fits Stock Height Vehicles
  • Type: Shock absorber
  • Color/Finish: Silver
  • Quantity Sold: Sold individually
  • Recommended Use: Performance
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 business days
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Fits the following Ford F-250 Super Duty Years:
  • 2011-2012 | 8 Cyl 6.7L | King Ranch, Lariat, XL, XLT
  • 2009-2010 | 8 Cyl 6.4L | Cabela's
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MOTORCRAFT SHOCK ABSORBERS AND STRUT ASSEMBLIES

Motorcrafts 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#: MIASH435
  • Brand: Motorcraft
  • Fit Note: 4WD, Crew Cab Pickup, Twin-tube, with Off Road Package, Premium Shocks, 4WD, Extended Cab Pickup, Twin-tube, with Off Road Package, Premium Shocks, Crew Cab Pickup, 4WD, Twin-tube, with Off Road Package, Premium Shocks, Extended Cab Pickup, 4WD, Twin-tube, with Off Road Package, Premium Shocks
  • 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 F-250 Super Duty Years:
  • 2010 | 8 Cyl 6.4L | Cabela's
  • 2009-2010 | 8 Cyl 6.4L | Harley-Davidson Edition, King Ranch, Lariat, XL, 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 ABSORBER

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

  • SKU#: ROU9311
  • Brand: Rough Country
  • Color/Finish: White
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
  • Recommended Use: Performance
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Fits the following Ford F-250 Super Duty Years:
  • 2005-2007 | All Engines | Harley-Davidson Edition, King Ranch, Lariat, XL, XLT
  • 2005 | All Engines | FX4
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FABTECH PERFORMANCE SHOCK ABSORBERS

Fabtech Performance Shock Absorbers are dual-positioned, twin-tube hydraulic dampeners with high velocity 9-stage valving that are capable of controlling the vehicle movement. Its closed cell insert lessens shock fade at high speed and include hardened chrome piston rod with OD piston and polyurethane bushings.

Item Details:

  • 2.38 in. body diameter
  • 0.375 in. diameter stem upper mount style
  • 1 in. ID eye ring-and-bushing lower mount style
  • 1.38 in. OD piston and a 0.56 in. hardened chrome piston rod
  • SKU#: F37FTS7236
  • Brand: Fabtech
  • Color/Finish: White
  • Product Fit: Direct fit
  • Quantity Sold: Sold individually
  • Damping Type: Non-adjustable
  • Recommended Use: Performance
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Fits the following Ford F-250 Super Duty Years:
  • 2006 | All Engines | Harley-Davidson Edition
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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:

  • 14 in. damper travel
  • Includes polyurethane bushings and mounting hardware
  • SKU#: TUF61331
  • Brand: Tuff Country
  • Fit Note: 4WD, With 3 - 4 in. Lift, With Rear Standard Suspension, 4WD, With 3 - 8 in. Lift, 4WD, With 3 in. - 4 in. Or 5 in. Lift, With Rear Standard Suspension, 4WD, With 3 in. Lift, With Rear Standard Suspension, Incl. Multi-Fit Hardware Pack; 2 Required; w/3 in. Lift; , 4WD, With 3 - 4 in. Lift, With Rear Standard Suspension, With 3 in. Lift, With Rear Standard Suspension
  • 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 F-250 Super Duty Years:
  • 2006-2012 | All Engines | All Submodels
  • 2004-2011 | All Engines | King Ranch
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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#: T5472450
  • Brand: Trailmaster
  • Fit Note: 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 F-250 Super Duty Years:
  • 2004 | All Engines | Harley-Davidson Edition, King Ranch
  • 1999-2004 | All Engines | Lariat, XL, XLT
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DAYSTAR SCORPION PERFORMANCE SHOCK ABSORBERS

Daystar Scorpion Performance Shock Absorbers increase oil capacity and reduce shock fade through its twin-tube design. These shocks contain durable piston seal, velocity-sensitive valving stack for improved performance. These shocks are strengthened by its polyurethane shock bushings and shock boots, with velocity-sensitive valving and chrome-hardened piston shaft stack to ensure durability.

Item Details:

  • Includes polyurethane shock bushings and boot

Notes:

  • Fits vehicles with 2.5 in. lift
  • For use with Daystar leveling kit with part number DAYKF09119BK.
  • SKU#: DAYKU01001
  • Brand: Daystar
  • Fit Note: 4WD, Replacement, With 2 in. Lift, Replacement, With 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 F-250 Super Duty Years:
  • 2013-2014 | 8 Cyl 6.7L | Platinum
  • 2011-2014 | 8 Cyl 6.7L | King Ranch, Lariat, XL, XLT
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To be able to give you excellent ride and handling comfort, your Ford F-250 Super Duty needs the best shock absorber and strut assembly. Both the shocks and struts have the same basic function of damping all the bouncing motions that your truck gets from bumps and potholes on the road. But aside from providing better handling, your strut assembly also helps the suspension system when it comes to steering and supporting your pickup. It's important to check your shocks and struts periodically because a worn-out or leaking Ford F-250 Super Duty shock absorber and strut assembly not only gives you a very bouncy, uncomfortable ride; it also risks your safety due to increased body sway, skidding, and stopping distance.

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  • At how many miles is it necessary to replace a Ford F-250 Super Duty shock absorber and strut assembly?
    Answer: There's no definite number of miles that would indicate that the F-250's shock absorber and strut assembly needs replacement. However, it would be a good idea to check the shocks and struts every year or every 12,000 miles for signs of wear and leaking. The stock shock absorbers normally last for a good 30,000 miles. On the other hand, factory struts can be expected to last about twice as long. Some F-250 Super Duty struts even last for more than 60,000 miles.
  • What are the common danger signs of a worn-out shock absorber and strut assembly on a Ford F-250?
    Answer: When checking if the shocks and struts on a Ford F-250 might need replacement, one of the most common signs to look out for is an excessively bouncy ride. Even without driving the vehicle, a bounce test can be performed: if the pickup bounces more than three times after applying pressure on the rear or front areas, then the shock absorber and strut assembly probably needs to be replaced. Other signs include swaying of the truck's body when changing lanes and rocking back and forth when braking. For physically observable signs, it's good to check for fluid leaks from the suspension or uneven tread wear on the tires.
  • What are some important measures to remember when replacing the shock absorber and strut assembly on a Ford F-250 Super Duty?
    Answer: When working with almost any part of the suspension system, it's very important to be precise. This is why one of the most important things to remember when replacing the shock absorber and strut assembly on a Ford F-250 Super Duty is to always torque the nuts and bolts according to the manufacturer's specifications. It's also very important to have the wheels realigned after replacing the shocks and struts. If doing a DIY alignment is not an option, many mechanics offer this procedure for very low charges.