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Harley Davidson Motorcycle Repairs and service. Harley, HD, H-D, V-Twin. Fully insured and Fast, Friendly Service in Silverthorne, Summit County, CO (1/2 mile off I-70)

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 7/11/2018 to Power sports and small engine Service and Repairs Blogs
Harley Davidson Motorcycle Repairs and service. Harley, HD, H-D, V-Twin. Fully insured and Fast, Friendly Service in Silverthorne, Summit County, CO (1/2 mile off I-70)



Harley Davidson Motorcycle Repairs and service. Harley, HD, H-D, V-Twin.

Fully insured and Fast, Friendly Service in Silverthorne, Summit County, CO

(1/2 mile off I-70)

Are you Looking for that original "Cadillac Ride"? Our Hydraulic Shocks are the closest to original ride available.

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 4/19/2018 to Shock Blogs
Are you Looking for that original
Are you looking for that original "Cadillac Ride"? 


Our Hydraulic Shocks provide that soft, smooth, Cadillac feel.


         

video - A-1 SHOCK ABSORBER COMPANY, GO FAST PARTS AND SERVICE, SNOW BLOWER SERVICE

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 3/13/2018
Check out our new video.

Oldsmobile, Load leveler, spring assist shocks, coil over shocks, booster, load carrying, overload, helper Sshocks

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 2/24/2018 to Shock Blogs
Oldsmobile, Load leveler, spring assist shocks, coil over shocks, booster, load carrying, overload, helper Sshocks
    

Oldsmobile cars from this vintage were big heavy cars and when the leaf springs start to sag or you load up the car for a road trip you will really appreciate the 1,100 lbs of boost these shocks provide.

Oldsmobile, Air shocks, air shock kits, load levelers, overload, load carrying, air assist shocks. 88, 98, Delta, Starfire

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 2/23/2018 to Shock Blogs
Oldsmobile,  Air shocks, air shock kits, load levelers, overload, load carrying, air assist shocks. 88, 98, Delta, Starfire
     

Oldsmobile cars from this vintage were big heavy cars and when the springs start to sag

or you load up the car for a road trip you will really appreciate

the versatility that air shocks provide.

They allow you to load up the car and then level it off by adding more air to the shocks.

Shocks sold by Length and Mounting configuration, Customized to fit your needs

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 2/23/2018 to Shock Blogs
Shocks sold by Length and Mounting configuration, Customized to fit your needs
We supply shocks for your application by taking shocks manufactured by Monroe or Gabriel and then we customize them to fit your application by length and mounting configuration. The shocks are guaranteed to fit and function on your application and are backed by a limited lifetime warranty for all except air shocks which have a 5 year warranty.





We supply shocks for your application by taking shocks manufactured by Monroe or Gabriel and then we customize them to fit your application by length and mounting configuration. The shocks are guaranteed to fit and function on your application and are backed by a limited lifetime warranty for all except air shocks which have a 5 year warranty.

1949 - 1964 Ford, Coil Springs, listings by application

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 2/12/2018 to Springs, Blogs
1949 - 1964 Ford, Coil Springs, listings by application
                  


I finally took the time to gather up my notes and put together a 2 page easy to use application chart for 1949 - 1960 Ford passenger cars. We can supply all the part numbers listed with USA made coil springs that are guaranteed to fit and function properly. It was particularly challenging because of all the variations: so when you use it be precise. Thanks

Hydraulic vs Gas Charged Shocks, which are better for your car?

Posted by Administrator on 12/21/2017 to Shock Blogs
Hydraulic vs Gas Charged Shocks, which are better for your car?




Hydraulic shocks provide a softer ride than gas charged.

 These shocks were original equipment on most cars prior to 1980.

 The ride feels softer because of slight lag of response in a hydraulic shock

 compared to a gas charged shock which has an instantaneous response. 

Spring assisted, Coil over, and Loadleveler shocks vs Air Shocks, which should I Buy?

Posted by Administrator on 12/21/2017 to Shock Blogs
Spring assisted, Coil over, and Loadleveler shocks vs Air Shocks, which should I Buy?

       
       
Comparing Coil Over shocks to Air Shocks

The pros and cons of each will be reviewed.

1928 - 1948 Ford, REAR leaf springs, with Ford OEM part numbers

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 12/16/2017 to Springs, Blogs
1928 - 1948 Ford, REAR leaf springs, with Ford OEM part numbers
I finally made a easy to read spreadsheet for 1928-1948 Ford REAR leaf springs. We can make any of these springs and supply mounting hardware as well. Custom made in the USA to original stock specifications or custom specs to raise, lower, softer or firm up the ride of your Ford. We also supply front springs, rebuild lever shocks, supply American made front end chassis parts and rebuild steering gears.

FORD FRONT LEAF SPRING APPLICATION LISTINGS AND OEM NUMBERS, 1928, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 47, 48

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 12/16/2017 to Springs, Blogs
I finally made a easy to read spreadsheet for 1928-1948 Ford front leaf springs. We can make any of these springs and supply mounting hardware as well. Custom made in the USA to original stock specifications or custom specs to raise, lower, softer or firm up the ride of your Ford. We also supply rear springs, rebuild lever shocks, supply American made front end chassis parts and rebuild steering gears.

Ford, Galaxie, Rear Air Shocks, Air shock kits, Load levelers, Load carrying, air assisted, helper, booster shocks

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 6/22/2017 to Shock Blogs
Ford, Galaxie, Rear Air Shocks, Air shock kits, Load levelers, Load carrying, air assisted, helper, booster shocks



  

    
These shocks have the eye on top and stud on the bottom.


Rebuilding 1956 Mercedes Benz 190SL tube shocks and replacing lower bushings

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 6/22/2017 to Shock Blogs
Rebuilding 1956 Mercedes Benz 190SL tube shocks and replacing lower bushings





We undertook a challenge in rebuilding the front and rear tube shocks

for a 1956 Mercedes Benz 190SL.


Cadillac Eldorado, Oldsmobile Toronado extra heavy duty shocks for better stability and control.

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 6/22/2017 to Shock Blogs
Cadillac Eldorado, Oldsmobile Toronado extra heavy duty shocks for better stability and control.

         

These were the only front wheel drive cars in the late 60's.

These cars were heavy and hung over in the front and rear.

 

  

Extra Heavy Duty, Shocks, for Cadillac Deville, Fleetwood, Brogham, and Eldorado

Posted by A-1 Shock Absorber Company on 6/5/2017 to Shock Blogs
Extra Heavy Duty, Shocks, for Cadillac Deville, Fleetwood, Brogham, and Eldorado


Are you looking for better shocks for your Cadillac? 


We can offer
better stability and control while maintaining a soft, smooth, ride.

Front shocks for 1958, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, AMC, Rambler, American, Rebel, Classic, and Ambassador.

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 3/27/2017 to Shock Blogs
Front shocks for 1958, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, AMC, Rambler, American, Rebel, Classic, and Ambassador.


        


Be careful to use the correct parts when replacing the front shocks for 58-63 Rambler American

 and 58-61 Rambler Rebel, Classic, and Ambassador.

HONDA 600 - FRONT AND REAR SHOCKS

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 3/23/2017 to Shock Blogs
HONDA 600 - FRONT AND REAR SHOCKS



The first true mini car brought in from Japan was the Honda 600:

 equipped with a 3 cylinder motorcycle engine.

 These cars were tiny and the front shock are super short.

 Check out the work it took.





                                     

Ford, Thunderbird, T-bird, Rear Air shocks and air shocks kits. Spring Assist shocks.

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 2/27/2016 to Shock Blogs
Ford, Thunderbird, T-bird, Rear Air shocks and air shocks kits. Spring Assist shocks.
   

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Recently I came across a post on the Vintage Thunderbird club's site (http://www.vintagethunderbirdclub.net/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?t=3785) the post was inquiring about installing either air or spring assist shocks to help raise the rear end of his 1965 Thunderbird. We offer 4 options for accomplishing this: 3 involve load assisting shocks and the fourth is replacing the leaf springs with new for 64, 65, 66 Thunderbird, T-Birds.

Cadillac Eldorado, Oldsmobile Toronado, Horizontal mounted shocks

Posted by Administrator on 3/25/2015 to Shock Blogs
Cadillac Eldorado, Oldsmobile Toronado, Horizontal mounted shocks
 

       




Why do they have horizontally mounted shocks on rear of


1966 - 70 Cadillac Eldorado and Olds Toronado?

Trailer Shocks, Motorcycle, Utility, snowmobile, custom, construction trailer Shocks.

Posted by Administrator on 3/25/2015 to Shock Blogs
Trailer Shocks, Motorcycle, Utility, snowmobile, custom, construction trailer Shocks.


           


Can't find shocks for your trailer?

 We customize shocks to fit all sorts of trailers

 heavy duty - spring assisted - air shocks

Cadillac Eldorado, Oldsmobile Replace rear air shocks.

Posted by Administrator on 3/25/2015 to Shock Blogs
Cadillac Eldorado, Oldsmobile Replace rear air shocks.



Do you want to get rid of the air ride shocks on your

1971, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78 Cadillac Eldorado, Oldsmobile Toronado

EXTRA HEAVY DUTY SPRING ASSIST SHOCKS

order Part #  PXL1065

Houdaille shocks: Why can't I find cores?

Posted by Administrator on 3/25/2015
Houdaille shocks: Why can't I find cores?

       


Are you having trouble finding good cores to rebuild for

1928 - 1940 Ford cars and trucks?   You are not alone.

give Mark a call at 970-513-8283 or email list to

 mark@shocks2springs.com if you have some to sell

Corvette - Softer, smoother, ride wanted? Hydraulic shocks are the answer.

Posted by Administrator on 3/25/2015 to Shock Blogs
Corvette - Softer, smoother, ride wanted? Hydraulic shocks are the answer.



    


Soften up your ride with our hydraulic shocks.

 Hydraulic shocks just ride softer than gas charged.

 Call 800-344-1966 or 970-513-8283 for details and cost.

Extra Heavy Duty Shocks for Stretch limos, vans, Super duty pickups, 1 5/8" piston shocks

Posted by Administrator on 8/5/2014 to Shock Blogs
Extra Heavy Duty Shocks for Stretch limos, vans, Super duty pickups, 1 5/8

        

      

We supply a line of shocks specifically made

 to handle these types of extra heavy loads.

 We use a shock with a 1 5/8" internal piston

 to spread the load over a wider surface area

which provides the improved stability and control you need.

Delco Lever Action Shocks

Posted by Administrator on 8/5/2014
Delco Lever Action Shocks





             


We offer rebuilding service on front and rear Delco Lever Action Shocks.


 We disassemble, inspect and rebuild the shocks and back them with a


10 year warranty.