Shock tech for pros

The Differences Between Monotube & Twin-tube

All vehicles are equipped with some form of suspension damping control. They may use hydraulic fluid, air, gas or be… Read more »


Please Read First: This is not an application guide. Shock dimension information is only provided as a means to physically… Read more »

Ride control terms and definitions

Learn about some of the most common ride control terminology:

Ride Control Diagnostics

Inspecting & Evaluating Ride Control Evaluating ride control condition, shocks and struts, requires road testing the vehicle and inspecting the… Read more »

Installation Tips

Need help installing a shock or strut? Browse our most popular tips or take a look at our seven installation… Read more »

Technical Tips

Before contacting our technical team, see if your shock or strut issue appears below. Still having an issue? Contact our… Read more »

How to measure shocks

Measuring Points for Shock Absorbers Measuring points differ based on the mounting style. Extended and Compressed lengths are measured: From… Read more »

Disposal procedures

Technical guidelines for the disposal of Shocks & Struts 1. Storage of used shocks and struts (Referred to as “Units”)… Read more »

KYB Product Warranty

Download includes an English, French, and Spanish version KYB Americas Corporation (“KYB”) warrants to the original retail purchaser that each new… Read more »