CHRYSLER - Extra heavy duty shocks to handle the weight of Classic Chrysler Cars

Posted by MARK on 1/20/2020 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
CHRYSLER - Extra heavy duty shocks to handle the weight of Classic Chrysler Cars
Classic Chryslers were big and heavy which requires more strength 
from your shock absorbers to maintain stability and control .

Our Extra Heavy Duty shocks utilize a 

50% bigger piston (1 3/8")

CHEVY - Extra heavy duty shocks to handle the weight of Classic Chevy's

Posted by MARK on 1/20/2020 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
CHEVY - Extra heavy duty shocks to handle the weight of Classic Chevy's
Classic Chevy cars were big and heavy which requires more strength 
from your shock absorbers to maintain stability and control.

Our Extra Heavy Duty shocks provide that stabiltiy with a 

50% bigger piston (1 3/8")

BUICK - Extra heavy duty shocks to handle the weight of Classic Buicks

Posted by MARK on 1/20/2020 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
BUICK - Extra heavy duty shocks to handle the weight of Classic Buicks
Classic Buick cars were big and heavy which requires more strength 
from your shock absorbers to maintain stability and control .

Our Extra Heavy Duty shocks utilize a 

50% bigger piston (1 3/8")

AMC - AMERICAN, Front shocks, 1958, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, Tech Tip

Posted by MARK on 1/20/2020 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
AMC - 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 AMC American.

CADILLAC- Original Ride - Hydraulic Shocks provide a smooth, soft, Classic Cadillac feel

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 4/19/2018 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
CADILLAC- Original Ride - Hydraulic Shocks provide a smooth, soft, Classic Cadillac feel
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, Rear Spring assist shocks for classic Oldsmobile cars, 1951 - 1979

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 2/24/2018 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
OLDSMOBILE, Rear Spring assist shocks for classic Oldsmobile cars, 1951 - 1979
Oldsmobile cars from the 1950's, 60's and 1970's
 were big heavy cars and when the rear springs start to sag
 or you load up the car for a road trip
 you will really appreciate the 1,100 lbs of boost 
and 50% bigger piston size that  these shocks provide.

SHOCKS, by Length and Mounting for Classic, Vintage, Custom, Cars, Pickups, & Trucks

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

OLDSMOBILE - Air Shocks, Rear Air shock kits, 1951-79 Classic Oldsmobile cars

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 2/23/2018 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
OLDSMOBILE - Air Shocks, Rear Air shock kits, 1951-79 Classic Oldsmobile cars
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 1,100 lbs of lift per pair these shocks offer.

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

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

FORD - Air Shocks, Rear Air shock kits, 1959-64 Classic Ford Galaxie cars

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 6/22/2017 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
FORD - Air Shocks, Rear Air shock kits, 1959-64 Classic Ford Galaxie cars
Ford Full size cars from 1959 - 64

 When the springs start to sag or you load up the car for
 a road trip you will really appreciate 1,100 lbs of lift per pair these shocks offer.

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

MERCEDES BENZ - Rebuilding 1956 tube shocks

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 6/22/2017 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
MERCEDES BENZ - Rebuilding 1956 tube shocks

We undertook a challenge in rebuilding the front and rear tube shocks
for a 1956 Mercedes Benz 190SL.

ELDORADO - Cadillac, Extra Heavy Duty Shocks, 1966 - 78 Cadillac Eldorado

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 6/22/2017 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
ELDORADO - Cadillac, Extra Heavy Duty Shocks, 1966 - 78 Cadillac Eldorado
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.

CADILLAC - Extra Heavy Duty Shocks add stability and control for Classic Cadillac cars

Posted by MARK on 6/5/2017 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
CADILLAC - Extra Heavy Duty Shocks add stability and control for Classic Cadillac cars

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 - Air Shocks, Rear Air shock kits, Spring assist shocks, 1955-79 Classic T-bird Cars

Posted by Mark Lincenberg on 2/27/2016 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
THUNDERBIRD - Air Shocks, Rear Air shock kits, Spring assist shocks, 1955-79 Classic T-bird Cars
    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.

ELDORADO - Cadillac, Oldsmobile Toronado, Rear Horizontal, Shocks

Posted by Administrator on 3/25/2015 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
ELDORADO - Cadillac, 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.

ELDORADO - Cadillac, Oldsmobile Toronado, Spring assist shocks to replace air shocks, 1971-78

Posted by MARK on 3/25/2015 to Hard to Find Shock Blogs
ELDORADO - Cadillac, 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
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