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PRT Launches 46 New Products on Complete Strut Assemblies

PRT announced the arrival of new applications for sturt assemblies on light vehicles, SUVs and pickups. The launches include models such as BMW 5 Series, Jeep Renegade, Subaru Forester and brand-new applications such as the 2020 Ram Promaster 1500. “These new products expand our coverage in the North American aftermarket, as PRT is always offering

PRT Presents New Innovations in Ride Technology at AAPEX 2022

PRT announced it will be exhibiting new products and various first-to-market applications at the Sands Expo during this week’s AAPEX Show. Some of the launches apply to brand-new vehicles such as the 2022 Honda CR-V and the 2022 Jeep Cherokee. The new product line, PRT Air Shocks, is an OEM quality replacement for air suspension

Gabriel Announces New Customer Resources on Website

Gabriel Ride Control announced the launch of two new video’s now available online at Gabriel offers a variety of ride control options for many different vehicle applications, including automotive OE replacement, sport and off-road driving, historic and classic vehicles, light and occasional towing/hauling, heavy and frequent towing/hauling, severe duty/fleet use, all the way up

Shock and Strut Inspection Tips

Vehicles have never been as advanced as they are today, but that doesn’t mean that all aspects are perfect. When it comes to visually inspecting a shock or strut, many original equipment manufacturers needlessly replace these units under warranty. In this Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio video, we discuss why that is, and how

Guidelines for Visually Inspecting a Shock or Strut

There have been many technical service bulletins written on how to visually inspect a shock or strut to help OEMs avoid needlessly replacing units under warranty. What was their conclusion? Some oil leakage is expected. The first thing you need to realize is that no seal is perfect. The seal that keeps the oil and

Inspecting Shocks and Struts
PRT Releases Complete Struts For 2019 Honda CR-V

PRT says it is first-to-market in releasing complete strut assemblies for the 2019 Honda CR-V. The launches apply to front right and front left positions and fit to versions EX, EX-L, LX and Touring. PRT says its products are produced under strict OE quality processes required by the main automakers.

Video: Selling Shocks and Struts

Tire Review’s David Sickels reviews tips for explaining the value of ride control service to your customers, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

A New Perspective on Ride Control Sales

Over 50,000 miles, the dampening capabilities of a shock or strut will degrade to the point where it can impact ride and handling, but the driver doesn’t notice because it happens gradually.

Can Tires Sell Shocks and Struts?

Tire wear patterns are visual representations of how the vehicle is performing and how owners maintain their vehicles.

TrakMotive Releases 87 New Part Numbers

New numbers cover over 17.4 million part opportunities.

KYB Releases New Part Numbers Covering 21M Vehicles

KYB’s new products include 14 new truck-plus numbers; one performance truck assembly; and 13 assemblies with leveling kits.

Arnott Releases Eibach Air Struts for 2016-2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The new Arnott-engineered struts, AS-3250 and AS-3251, feature Eibach monotube shock absorbers and custom air springs.