Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber
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Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber

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Gas-charged shock absorber that provides improved vehicle control for today’s light trucks, vans, full-size picks-ups and 4×4’s.
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Compressed Length:15 in
Dust Shield Included:Yes
Extended Length:25.125 in
Parts Pack(s):Yes
Travel Length:10.125 in

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MonroeGas-Matic LT Shock Absorber
 
4.2

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (12)
  • Durable (9)
  • Comfortable ride (4)
  • Improves handling (4)
  • Lightweight (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (11)
  • Everyday driving (3)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (6), Mechanic (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (9), Auto enthusiast (4), Mechanic (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (14)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good price

I bought these to replace the very old shocks on my '97 Explorer. A good fit, easy to install. I kind of like the new upper bolts that come them, as opposed...Read complete review

I bought these to replace the very old shocks on my '97 Explorer. A good fit, easy to install. I kind of like the new upper bolts that come them, as opposed to the stock configuration where the upper bolts are integral. On the rear of a Explorer, the upper shock mounts are a little hard to access, and in a spot where I could not fit an air tool. But the new bolts allowed me to use my air ratchet from below to finish the installation. YMMV

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

One bolt less

The lower bolt was not included with the shock. The old bolt was twisted in half to get it off and the other one was cut off with a torch. There was a second...Read complete review

The lower bolt was not included with the shock. The old bolt was twisted in half to get it off and the other one was cut off with a torch. There was a second trip to get a replacement bolt and Advance sold me an english bolt instead of a metric. Second trip to a local hardware store for a $3 bolt which should have been with the shock to start with.

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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Works as expected

By 

from Collegeville, PA

About Me Casual Driver

Verified Buyer
Level 2

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

      The product itself was easy to install. The vehicle it was installed on (2002 Explorer Sport Tract) was difficult to work on because of pollution device which is placed in the way making it difficult to install on the drivers side of the vehicle.

      That said, because of the way these are manufactured and uses nut and bolt fasteners instead of pressed in bolts replacing these will be much easier then the ones I replaced which I think were the originals factory installed.

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      • No

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      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Monroe shocks

      By 

      from Indianapolis

      Verified Buyer
      Level 2

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

          Easy to install and works fine

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          • No

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          (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          explorer suspension

          By 

          from London ohio

          About Me Auto Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer
          Helpful Reviewer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Nice fit

          Cons

          • Color

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

          Nice economical stock replacement.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (5 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber by Monroe

          By 

          from Bennett, CO.

          About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic

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          Verified Buyer
          Level 3

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Trucks

            Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

            I liked the fact that I can buy online and get a better deal then directly in the store.

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            • No

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            (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            good shock easy to install

            By 

            from Clermont, Fl

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            Level 5

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Trucks

              Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

              Bought to replace rears which were really worn out. One of the boxes was missing one of the new top end bolt and nut, fortunate I had a few spares around.

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              • No

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              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              SHOCKS

              By 

              from REYNOLDSBURG,OH.

              About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer
              Level 3

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • High-Performance
              • Lightweight
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Large Cars
                • Trucks

                Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

                GREAT PRICE. GREAT PRODUCT.

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                • No

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                (5 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                One bolt less

                By 

                from Pendleton, IN

                About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer
                Level 2

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                • The lower bolt not there

                Best Uses

                • Trucks

                Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

                The lower bolt was not included with the shock. The old bolt was twisted in half to get it off and the other one was cut off with a torch. There was a second trip to get a replacement bolt and Advance sold me an english bolt instead of a metric. Second trip to a local hardware store for a $3 bolt which should have been with the shock to start with.

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                • No

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                (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                product as described

                By 

                from smithfield, nc

                About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Competitive Driver, Mechanic

                Verified Buyer
                Level 2

                Pros

                • Inexpensive

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • As intended

                Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

                my 98 explorer rides so much better. easy to install. ill buy another set in 100k miles when these wear out.

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                • No

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                (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                great product easy assembly well priced

                By 

                from Jacksonville, Florida

                About Me Casual Driver

                Verified Buyer
                Level 2

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • High-Performance
                • Lightweight
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

                    I always shop at Advance Auto Parts for my vehicle needs. I love shopping online because of the discounts I usually am able to take advantage of. The whole purchase experience was great for me. I looked online at the products, had a chat with a rep that referred me to the Monroe Gas LT Shock Absorbers and then picked them up in the store with the associates being very prompt, curtious and helpful.I was able to install the Monroe Gas LT Shock Absorber myself. And the product has made such an improvement in the proformance of my truck I am just so very happy! Now I am wondering what took me so long. I would defently recommend this product!

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                    • No

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                    (1 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Monroe

                    By 

                    from Harlingen, TX

                    About Me Casual Driver

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 1

                    Pros

                    • Durable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Trucks

                      Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

                      Product works great. My truck needed them. I also noticed that I needed the sway bar bushings and replaced those as well. It would have been nice if the counter/sales guy would have mentioned that when I first purchased both front and rear shocks. I had to make another trip to the store to get the bushings.

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                      5 Questions | 6 Answers
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                      • Q:

                        are these the same for 2 and 4wd 2000 explorers
                        Asked on 5/23/2014 by hondo

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Hi Hondo, good question! The gas-matic shock absorbers differs between 2WD and 4WD 2000 Ford Explorer vehicles.

                          Answered on 5/24/2014 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        I am unable to find this shock on Monroe's website. I just cross reference to make sure they were recommending the same part.
                        Asked on 1/17/2014 by John

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Hi John, glad to assist you! To check the exact fit application for the Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber (Part No. 59332), please provide us the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle.

                          Answered on 1/19/2014 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        My truck (97 Mercury Mountaineer) has 4 shocks in the rear.Please advise.Thanks.
                        Asked on 10/16/2013 by Eddie from Fl.

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Hi Eddie, in order to assist you with this Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber - Part No. 59332 in better way, please be more specific inquiry.

                          Answered on 10/16/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                      • Q:

                        what's the OEM No. of Monroe series.do you have catologs for monroe, I want to know the OEM No. , Can u help me ?
                        Asked on 10/5/2012 by Elyn from Ningbo , China

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          The OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) of this Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber - part# 59332 is 59332. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                          Answered on 10/8/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                      • Q:

                        are these shocks for the rear only or can they be used in the front of an 04 ford explore sports trac
                        Asked on 12/6/2010 by Anonymous

                        2 answers

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          These are for the rear of the vehicle only.

                          Answered on 12/7/2010 by Ron the Auto Parts Rebel from AAP
                        • A:

                          rear only

                          Answered on 10/16/2012 by Norm from Norfolk
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