Replaces

Ford Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344368 - KYSSP00209

Why Buy KYB Excel-G?

KYB Excel-G shocks and struts will match your vehicle’s Original Equipment (OE). These shocks and struts are perfect for restoring or surpassing your original suspension performance. Some of their perks include:

  • Equal or greater OE performance
  • Calibrated to OE specifications
  • Nitrogen gas-charged, twin-tube design made of quality materials
  • Restore original ride comfort, handling, and suspension capability

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 (0:26)
    • Loosen the five 19mm lug nuts
    • Raise and support the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Slide the wheel off the hub
  2. step : Removing the Shock (0:56)
    • Hold the nut beneath the shock bushing with an 18mm wrench
    • Remove the 17mm nut from the top of the shock
    • Hold the lower shock bolt with a 13mm wrench
    • Remove the 18mm nut from the lower chock bolt
    • Remove the 13mm bolt from the shock
    • Compress the shock with a pry bar
    • Remove the shock
  3. step : Installing the Shock (2:45)
    • Remove the two nuts from the top of the new shock
    • Remove the bushing from the shock
    • Separate the bushings
    • Put the lower bushing onto the shock
    • Line up the shock with the control arm
    • Feed the shock stud through the shock mount
    • Raise the control arm with a jack
    • Put the second bushing onto the stud
    • Start the 17mm nut onto the stud
    • Tighten the 17mm nut until the bushings are as wide as their washers
    • Line up the control arm bolt hole with the shock by raising the control arm
    • Tap the 13mm bolt into the bolt hole with a hammer
    • Fasten the 18mm nut onto the lower shock bolt
    • Thread the lock nut onto the stud
    • Hold the 17mm nut with a wrench
    • Tighten the lock nut
    • Lower the jack from the control arm
  4. step : Installing the Wheel (6:42)
    • Slide the wheel onto the hub
    • Start the lug nuts
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to between 83 and 112 foot-pounds of torque in a star pattern

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 17mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 17mm Wrench
  • 18mm Wrench
  • 13mm Wrench

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How-to Video:

(07:36 min)

Tools List:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 17mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 17mm Wrench
  • 18mm Wrench
  • 13mm Wrench



This part replaces:

  • KYB Excel-G 344368
  • KYB 344368

Vehicle Fit

  • 1997-2002 Ford Expedition 4 Wheel Drive without Air Suspension Front Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344368
  • 2004 Ford F150 Heritage Truck 4 Wheel Drive Front Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344368
  • 1997-2003 Ford F150 Truck 4 Wheel Drive Front Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344368
  • 1997-1999 Ford F250 Light Duty Truck 4 Wheel Drive without Air Suspension Front Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344368
Part #: KYSSP00209

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Brand #: 344368

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