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 Rear Shock (0:49)
    • Raise the Vehicle with a Floor Jack
    • Secure the Vehicle on Jack Stands
    • Use a 21mm wrench to hold the lower shock bolt
    • Remove the lower shock nut with a 21mm socket and ratchet
    • Remove one of the two 14mm bolts from the top of the shock
    • Hold the shock as you remove the other 14mm bolt
    • Pull down the shock
  2. step : Installing the New Strut (1:48)
    • Thread one 14mm bolt through the top of the new shock
    • Put the shock into place
    • Tighten the first 14mm bolt preliminarily
    • Start the second 14mm bolt and tighten it preliminarily
    • Tighten the two 14mm bolts
    • Push the lower end of the shock into place
    • Push the 21mm bolt through the lower end of the shock
    • Start the 21mm nut by hand
    • Use a 21mm wrench to hold the lower shock bolt
    • Tighten the 21mm nut to between 75-80 foot-pounds of torque
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Repeat this procedure on the other side

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 14mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket

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Vehicle Fit

  • 1999-2000 Cadillac Escalade Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1988-1999 Chevy C1500 Truck Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1988-2000 Chevy C2500 Truck Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1988-2000 Chevy C3500 Truck Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1988-1999 Chevy K1500 Truck Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1988-2000 Chevy K2500 Truck Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1988-2000 Chevy K3500 Truck Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1992-1999 Chevy Suburban C1500 Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1992-1999 Chevy Suburban C2500 Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1992-1999 Chevy Suburban K1500 Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1992-1999 Chevy Suburban K2500 Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1995-1999 Chevy Tahoe 4 Wheel Drive Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 2000 Chevy Tahoe V8 5.7L Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1988-1999 GMC C1500 Truck Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1988-2000 GMC C2500 Truck Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1988-2000 GMC C3500 Truck Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1988-1999 GMC K1500 Truck Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1988-2000 GMC K2500 Truck Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1988-2000 GMC K3500 Truck Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 2003-2005 GMC Savana 3500 Van with Dual Rear Wheels (DRW) Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1992-1999 GMC Suburban C1500 Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1992-1999 GMC Suburban C2500 Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1992-1999 GMC Suburban K1500 Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1992-1999 GMC Suburban K2500 Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 1995-1999 GMC Yukon 4 Wheel Drive Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263
  • 2000 GMC Yukon V8 5.7L Rear Shock Absorber Driver or Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 344263

This part replaces:

  • KYB Excel-G 344263
  • KYB 344263
Part #: KYSHA00080

Ships Same Day for orders placed by 4 P.M. ET

KYB Excel-G
Brand #: 344263

How-to Video:

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