Hydraulic Shocks, provide a "original Cadillac Ride" feel, smooth and soft.

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 4/19/2018 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Hydraulic Shocks, provide a
Looking for that original "Cadillac Ride"?
Hydraulic Shocks provide a "Cadillac Ride"
Our Hydraulic Shocks provide that soft, smooth, Cadillac feel.

video - A-1 SHOCK ABSORBER COMPANY, since 1936.

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 3/13/2018
video - A-1 SHOCK ABSORBER COMPANY, since 1936.
Check out our new video.

Oldsmobile, Spring assist, Load leveler, coil over, booster, overload, Shocks

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 2/24/2018 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Oldsmobile, Spring assist, Load leveler, coil over, booster, overload, Shocks
Oldsmobile cars from the 1950's, 60's and 1970's 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.

Classic, Vintage, Custom, Cars, Pickups, Trucks, Shocks, by Length, Mounting

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 2/23/2018 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Classic, Vintage, Custom, Cars, Pickups, Trucks, Shocks, by Length, Mounting
We customize new shocks manufactured by Monroe or Gabriel
 to fit your application by length and mounting configuration.

Oldsmobile, Olds 88, Olds 98, Rear Air Shocks, Air assist shocks, 1951-79

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 2/23/2018 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Oldsmobile, Olds 88, Olds 98, Rear Air Shocks, Air assist shocks, 1951-79
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 these shocks.

Classic Ford Coil Springs, Stock, raised, lowered, 1949-64 - application chart

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 2/12/2018 to Springs, Blogs
Classic Ford Coil Springs, Stock, raised, lowered, 1949-64 - application chart
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.

Hydraulic vs. Gas Charged Shocks, Which are better and why?

Posted by Administrator on 12/21/2017 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Hydraulic vs. Gas Charged Shocks, Which are better and why?
Hydraulic shocks provide a softer ride than gas charged.
 These shocks were original equipment on most cars prior to 1980.

Air Shocks vs. Spring assisted, coil over, load leveler, or load carrying shocks

Posted by Administrator on 12/21/2017 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Air Shocks vs. Spring assisted, coil over, load leveler, or load carrying shocks
Comparing Spring Assisted shocks to Air Shocks

The pros and cons of each will be reviewed.

FORD REAR LEAF SPRINGS, 1928-48, with OEM part numbers

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 12/16/2017 to Springs, Blogs
FORD REAR LEAF SPRINGS, 1928-48,  with 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. 

FORD, FRONT LEAF SPRINGS, 1928-48, APPLICATION LISTINGS

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 12/16/2017 to Springs, Blogs
FORD, FRONT LEAF SPRINGS, 1928-48, APPLICATION LISTINGS
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. 

CLASSIC FORD AIR SHOCKS. IS YOUR REAR END DRAGGING?

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 6/22/2017 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
CLASSIC FORD AIR SHOCKS. IS YOUR REAR END DRAGGING?

These shocks have the eye on top and stud on the bottom.
They provide up to 1,100 lbs of boost per pair.

Rebuilding 1956 Mercedes Benz tube shocks

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 6/22/2017 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Rebuilding 1956 Mercedes Benz tube shocks

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

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 6/22/2017 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Cadillac Eldorado & Oldsmobile Toronado Extra Heavy Duty Shocks
These were the only front wheel drive cars in the 1960's.
These cars were heavy and hung over in the front and rear
and needed a bigger, stronger, shock.

Classic Cadillac Cars, Extra Heavy Duty Shocks add stability and control

Posted by A-1 Shock Absorber Company on 6/5/2017 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Classic Cadillac Cars, Extra Heavy Duty Shocks add stability and control

Are you looking for better shocks for your Cadillac?  
We can offer better stability and control while maintaining a soft, smooth, ride.

Rambler, American, Front shocks, 1958, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, Tech Tip

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 3/27/2017 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Rambler, American, Front shocks, 1958, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, Tech Tip
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 SHOCKS

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 3/23/2017 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
HONDA 600 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 shocks are super short.
 Check out the work it took.

Thunderbird, T-bird, Rear, Air Shocks, Spring Assist, Coil over, Load leveler, Shocks

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 2/27/2016 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Thunderbird, T-bird, Rear, Air Shocks, Spring Assist, Coil over, Load leveler, Shocks
    Recently I came across a post inquiring about availability of air shocks
 or spring  assist shocks to help raise
 the rear end of his 1965 Thunderbird.

Cadillac Eldorado, Oldsmobile Toronado, Rear Horizontal, Shocks

Posted by Administrator on 3/25/2015 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Cadillac Eldorado, Oldsmobile Toronado, Rear Horizontal, Shocks
      Why do they have horizontally mounted shocks on rear of
1966 - 70 Cadillac Eldorado and Oldsmobile Toronado?

Trailer Shocks, Utility, Motorcycle, Custom, Heavy Duty

Posted by Administrator on 3/25/2015 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Trailer Shocks, Utility, Motorcycle, Custom, Heavy Duty
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 Toronado, Spring assist shocks to replace air shocks, 1971-78

Posted by Administrator on 3/25/2015 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Cadillac Eldorado, Oldsmobile Toronado, Spring assist shocks to replace air shocks, 1971-78
Do you want to get rid of the air ride suspension?
Use our XHD Spring Assist shocks, PXL1065

FORD - Houdaille shocks, 1928-1940, We buy Cores

Posted by Administrator on 3/25/2015
FORD - Houdaille shocks, 1928-1940, We buy Cores
Are you having trouble finding good cores?
1928 - 1940 Ford cars and trucks?   You are not alone.

Classic Corvettes Owners who want a softer, smoother ride, choose our hydraulic shocks

Posted by Administrator on 3/25/2015 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Classic Corvettes Owners who want a softer, smoother ride, choose our hydraulic shocks
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.

Classic, Vintage and Stretch Limousines need Super Heavy Duty Shocks

Posted by Administrator on 8/5/2014 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
Classic, Vintage and Stretch Limousines need Super Heavy Duty Shocks
    We supply a line of shocks specifically made
 to handle these types of extra heavy loads.

DELCO, REBUILT FRONT LEVER ACTION SHOCKS, 10 YEAR WARRANTY

Posted by Administrator on 8/5/2014
DELCO,  REBUILT FRONT LEVER ACTION SHOCKS, 10 YEAR WARRANTY
10 year warranty

Delco and Houdaille Lever Action Shocks.

1948 Nash Ambassador Rear Shocks

Posted by Administrator on 8/5/2014 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
1948 Nash Ambassador Rear Shocks
What makes these shocks unique is the lower mounts, the shock stud
 on the bottom  screws directly into a ball socket on the car. 
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