Replaces

2006-08 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Shock Absorber TRQ SBA60403 - 1ASSP00999

In the past, replacing struts required specialized tools to compress, remove and transfer the old spring and mount.  Pre-assembled with all new parts, our complete strut and spring assemblies make this job much quicker and easier for the do-it-yourself mechanic.

Each complete strut & spring assembly contains:

  • Upper Strut Mount
  • Strut Bearing
  • Coil Spring
  • Boot & Bumper Kit
  • Gas-charged Strut 
Direct Fit

Direct fit replacement; not only will the part fit correctly, but it will function correctly.  Many competitors combine applications to cut down on the amount of parts they have to carry. This can result in the following issues: incorrect vehicle height, poor response and an uncomfortable ride.

Rigorously Tested

Rigorously tested and made from higher quality materials than the competition. Our parts are built to have a longer life in any environment or road conditions.

Pre-Assembled

Pre-assembled, loaded strut & spring assemblies allow for a quicker, safer install than replacing with just bare struts. 

Trouble-Free Install

Trouble-free install includes the matched parts needed to get the job done. New mounts, bearings, springs and hardware will provide a better ride for your vehicle and save you time from not having to do the job again because a used part failed afterwards.

Matched Parts

When you buy the kit pre-built by us, you can be sure that the parts are matched for optimum performance.  Not all shocks and struts are manufactured the same, so mixing and matching can result in fit issues and potentially decrease the life of the parts.

Saves Time & Money

When you buy one of our kits, you not only save money over buying the parts individually, but you also save time having to search for all of the different parts that are correct for your vehicle (because we did it for you!)

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:52)
    • Loosen the 22mm lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Pry off the center cap with a pick
    • Loosen the axle nut with a 35mm socket and breaker bar
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Spring Assembly (1:55)
    • Remove the bottom bolt from the strut with a 24mm socket and a 21mm wrench
    • Leave the nut even on the end of the bolt
    • Hammer the bolt out with a hammer
    • Tap the end of the stud without damaging it to remove the bolt
    • When the bolt has pushed out far enough, remove it with a 21mm socket and three or more wrenches to the bolt
    • Have an assistant turn down the control arm while you remove the bolt
    • Remove the three nuts on the top of the strut with a 15mm wrench
    • Remove the two 21mm bolts securing the caliper bracket to the spindle
    • Secure the caliper with a bungee chord
    • Remove the rotor
    • Loosen the bottom of the upper ball joint with a 22mm wrench
    • Remove the nut
    • Carefully hammer the knuckle to remove the ball joint
    • Hold the hub still with a pry bar
    • Remove the 35mm axle nut
    • Disconnect the wheel speed sensor connector
    • Pry off the sensor connectors from the control arm
    • Remove the sway bar with an 18mm wrench on the hex and an 18mm socket and ratchet to remove the nut on the bottom
    • Knock the CV axle out of the hub with a hammer
    • Pry the lower control arm down and out of the sway bar
    • Push down on the spindle and pull the spring assembly down and out
  3. step : Installing the Spring Assembly (8:28)
    • Remove the three 15mm nuts from the leveling spacer on the old strut assembly
    • Transfer the leveling spacer to the new assembly
    • Torque the 15mm nuts to 45 foot-pounds
    • Insert the strut into place
    • Align the bolts on the top of the strut mount into the frame
    • Tighten 15mm nuts on the top of the strut
    • Torque the nuts to 45 foot-pounds
    • Insert the bottom of the sway bar link into the control arm
    • Hand tighten the lower nut
    • Hold the joint with a 15mm wrench
    • Tighten the 15mm nut with a socket and ratchet
    • Insert a pry bar into the slot on the lower control arm and pry the strut over the bushing
    • Hammer a punch into the strut and bolt hole
    • Line up the strut to the bolt hole with the punch
    • Hammer the bolt into the bottom of the strut
    • Hand-tighten the bolt, and do not fully tighten
    • Line up the axle into the hub
    • Hand tighten the 35mm axle nut
    • Insert the upper ball joint into the spindle
    • Tighten the 21mm ball joint nut
    • Torque the upper control arm nut to 40 foot-pounds and add 90 degrees
    • Insert the harness into the control arm
    • Reconnect the harness
    • Jack up underneath the control arm to put the load on the suspension
    • Torque the strut bolt to 155 foot-pounds
    • Release the suspension load
    • Insert the rotor into place
    • Insert the brake caliper onto the rotor
    • Tighten the 21mm bolts to the caliper
    • Torque the caliper bolts to 130 foot-pounds
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (13:33)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the hub nut to 185 foot-pounds
    • Replace the center cap
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 135 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Center Punch
  • Hammer
  • Pick
  • Assistant
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Bungee Cord

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench
  • Socket Extensions
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 35mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket

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I am very happy with my order and especially the customer service representative. There was a part left out of my order and I called them. They were very nice and helpful, my part came a couple days later. I would recommend them to anyone. Thanks again.
October 25, 2017
Purchased
7 months ago
Shock absorber
The helpfulness and speed of 1A was great and getting all the suspension together in one kit. The only thing I would say that could be better would be a heavier duty struts for the front they seam to be a little light for my truck. But still happy with them.
June 28, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
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Will it fit a 2006 Dodge Ram trx4?
Anthony H on Jun 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Fits:
2006-2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Front & Rear Shock Absorber Set of 4 for 4 Wheel Drive (excluding Mega Cab)
will it fit a 2007 laramie?
Pascual M on May 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, as long as you have the Regular Cab or Quad Cab and 4 Wheel Drive.

Vehicle Fit

  • 2006-2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Quad Cab 4 Wheel Drive Front & Rear Shock Absorber 4 Piece Set TRQ SBA60403
  • 2006-2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Regular Cab 4 Wheel Drive Front & Rear Shock Absorber 4 Piece Set TRQ SBA60403

This part replaces:

  • OE # 89038654, 25984613, 52110202AA
  • Monroe 171111
  • Monroe 37207
  • KYB 344385
  • TRQ SBA60403
Part #: 1ASSP00999


TRQ
Brand #: SBA60403

How-to Video:

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