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Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344042 - KYSSP00184

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  • Quantity:   Pair

Our direct fit gas-charged shock absorbers help to restore your vehicle’s handling and ride quality to just like new.

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

Item Condition: New

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.

  1. step : Remove wheels (1:06)
    • Start by removing the lug caps and wheel caps.
    • Use a lug wrench to remove the lugs and wheel.
    • Jack up the car and remove the wheel.
  2. step : Remove shock (2:00)
    • Spray the shock with penetrating oil.
    • Use a wrench or vice grip to remove the nut and bolt.
    • If it won't come free, use a sawzall to saw out the bolt.
    • Remove the washer and rubber gromit.
    • Remove the two bolts securing the shock at the bottom.
    • Spray with penetrating oil and remove with a 13mm wrench.
  3. step : Install new shock (5:23)
    • Put the washer, pan side up and the grommet with the small end facing up on the shock.
    • Place the shock in and bolt it up, alternating between the two evenly.
    • Final tighten with a hand tool.
    • Back at the top, put the second grommet on, small side down, pan washer pan side down.
    • Take the larger nut and tighten it up with your wrench.
    • Then place the small lock nut and tighten it up against the first nut.
    • Use a vice grip to secure the top of the shock while you do this.
  4. step : Put the wheel back on (8:23)
    • Place the wheel back on, and put the lugs on by hand.
    • Lower the vehicle and tighten the lug nuts with a hand tool using the star pattern.
    • Place the centercap and then hand tighten the lug caps.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Sawzall

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Lug Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Vise-Grips

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 15mm Wrench
  • 13mm Wrench

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Year Make Model Description
1983-2005Chevy Blazer S10 Chevy Blazer S10 4 Wheel Drive Front Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344042
1982-2004Chevy S10 Pickup Chevy S10 Pickup 4 Wheel Drive Front Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344042
1983-2001GMC Jimmy S-15 GMC Jimmy S-15 4 Wheel Drive Front Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344042
1982-1990GMC S-15 Pickup GMC S-15 Pickup 4 Wheel Drive Front Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344042
1991-2004GMC S-15 Sonoma GMC S-15 Sonoma 4 Wheel Drive Front Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344042
1991GMC Syclone GMC Syclone 4 Wheel Drive Front Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344042
1992-1993GMC Typhoon GMC Typhoon 4 Wheel Drive Front Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344042
1998-2000Isuzu Hombre Isuzu Hombre 4 Wheel Drive Front Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344042
1991-1994Oldsmobile Bravada Olds Bravada 4 Wheel Drive Front Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344042
1996-2001Oldsmobile Bravada Olds Bravada 4 Wheel Drive Front Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344042
Part #: KYSSP00184


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KYB Excel-G
Brand #: 344042

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