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KYB Gas Strut

Part No. 551606 Warranty Details  
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The KYB Gas-a-Just monotube shock absorber has additional performance advantages over the traditional twin-tube design: It can instantly, automatically adjust to your performance needs and never experiences fade due to aeration. The Gas-a-Just is available as an OE monotube replacement and as an OE twin-tube performance upgrade.The KYB Gas-a-Just has two separate working chambers: An air-free hydraulic piston and valve area for responsiveness & control, and a second high-pressure nitrogen gas area with a floating piston that provides a comfortable ride during normal driving and adds instant performance on demand.

Product Features:
  • The correct, monotube-designed OEM replacement shock
  • Specifically calibrated to help restore the original handling and control characteristics of the Cadillac STS
  • High gas pressure design provides instant, extra control
  • Monotube design outperforms all other standard shock absorbers
  • Unique, air-free, hydraulic unit eliminates performance fade
  • Engineered to help vehicles with electronic safety systems (ESC, ABS, etc.)
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Body Diameter:0 mm
Body End Type:See Upper mount/Lower mount
Body Material :Steel
Boot Included:No
Bushing Color:Black
Bushing Material:Rubber
Coil Over Springs Included:No
Collapsed Length:16.51 in
Color/Finish:White or silver paint
Dust Shield:No
Extended Length:20.8 in
Gas Charged:Yes
Hardware Included:Yes
Internal Design:Monotube
Line Fitting Quantity:0
Mounting Bracket(s) Included:No
Mounting Hardware Included:Yes
Shock Type:Maximum performance monotube
Travel Distance:4.29 in
Type:Performance montube
Upper Mount :10x1.50
Valving Selection Quantity:0

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  • Q:

    Does the item include all hardware to install?
    Asked on 8/2/2014 by D

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      Hi D, good question! Yes, this will include the hardware to install in your vehicle.

      Answered on 8/3/2014 by Vincent from AAP
  • Q:

    Is this for magnetic ride suspension?
    Asked on 4/5/2012 by BrianK1 from Racine, WI

    1 answer



      The features of this part KYB Shock/Strut - Front, Part No. 551606 manufactured by KYB: KYB Gas-A-Just significantly increases vehicle stability, handling, and control over twin-tube designs. Gas-a-Just is the replacement for an Original Equipment monotube shock, Ideal as an upgrade from an Original Equipment twin-tube, The more responsive monotube design automatically adjusts to driving conditions.
      For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.

      Answered on 4/6/2012 by Aaron from AAP
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