If you’re an off-roading enthusiast or depend on your truck to carry out heavy-duty work, you know your vehicle’s shock absorbers are some of the most important elements to upgrade to achieve the optimal driving experience. Sure, your ride may look awesome with those big tires and that lift kit, but if you don’t have the right shocks, you’re not only selling yourself short, but also opening yourself up to high potential repair costs.
Shocks oftentimes fail to receive the consideration they need, but at Truck Works, we like to ensure people know about shocks’ importance by educating everyone from the newbie to the seasoned veteran. We also handle the entire shock-installation process! To learn more about shocks, their functions and the different types, we encourage you to call our knowledgeable team today at (816) 842-4222 or contact us here. Better yet, read the information we’ve provided below.
In case you were wondering, your shocks (also called struts) are a part of your vehicle’s suspension that operates in tandem with your springs and other vehicular elements to lessen the force, or shock, and shaking experienced while driving. Shocks also ensure your ride’s tires touch the ground’s surface at all times. Without shocks, your suspension would wear out at a rapid pace, and all those dips and bumps you drive over would be magnified.
If you plan to go off-roading, racing or engage in any other activities that involve driving over uneven terrain, you’d be wise to upgrade your shocks to avoid damage to your suspension, tires and wheels. Further, upgrading your vehicle’s shocks can offer other benefits, including:
If you’d like to learn more about shocks and when to upgrade them, give our professional team a call at (816) 842-4222.
There are many different types of shock absorbers to choose from out there. Below, we focus on the most common types of shocks and discuss their implications for off-roading.
As you know, your vehicle’s shocks dampen overall vibration and impact while driving. However, there are some common misconceptions people make about shocks:
To combat these common misunderstandings about shocks, the professionals here at Truck Works recommend considering the environments you’ll be driving your vehicle in the most often and then purchasing a set of shocks based on that. If you need help deciding what set of shocks is right for you, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
Whether you’re looking to upgrade your shocks or just need some additional information about the right kind of shocks for your ride, the professional, licensed team here at Truck Works is ready and able to assist you in any way we can. We also install every set set of shocks that are purchased at Truck Works. Just call us at (816) 842-4222, or contact us here!