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Monroe Gas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber

Part No. 59012 Warranty  

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Monroe Gas-Matic truck shock absorber are gas charged and provide improved control at an economical price.

Product Features:
  • Available for import and domestic light trucks and vans
  • Gas-charged unit
  • Improved handling and control
  • Economical OE replacement
  • Meets OE product specifications
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Compressed Length:14.5 in
Dust Shield Included:Yes
Extended Length:24 in
Parts Pack(s):No
Travel Length:9.5 in

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MonroeGas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber
 
4.2

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (9)
  • Durable (8)
  • High-performance (4)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks (9)
      • Car & Truck:
      • Casual driver (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Mechanic (5), Auto enthusiast (3), Truck enthusiast (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (13)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Good Shock for the $

    Good shock for the money. I needed something economical for my 1995 GMC Jimmy with 255K miles and did not want to spend alot on parts. Perfect for my application. I saw a...Read complete review

    Good shock for the money. I needed something economical for my 1995 GMC Jimmy with 255K miles and did not want to spend alot on parts. Perfect for my application. I saw a definite improvement in handling and ride.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    i would buy again

    Pretty good product for the money. They could stand to use a color change though.

    Pretty good product for the money. They could stand to use a color change though.

    Reviewed by 17 customers

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    (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Rides like a truck

    By Old goat

    from Kentucky

    About Me Casual Driver

    Helpful Reviewer

    Pros

    • High Stability

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Trucks

      Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber:

      Had these installed on my S10 with 43,000 miles on it and went from a sloppy ride to a very stable one.

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      • No

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      (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Excellent

      By BMW Fan

      from Hickory, NC

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

      Ask me a question

      Verified Buyer
      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber:

        I put these on my Dodge Ram 4x4 and my son's GMC Sonoma as replacements for the OEMs. They perform better than the OEMs on both vehicles as far as handling and ride. Also improving the ride height on the Sonoma. For the price, I wasn't looking for extreme performance, but I was impressed with what I got.

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        • No

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        (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        dont like

        By me

        from rhode island

        About Me Mechanic

        Verified Buyer
        Level 2

        Pros

          Cons

          • Flimsy

          Best Uses

            Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber:

            I wont not put these on my kids big wheel I would diff upgrade next time

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            • No

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            (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            could be made better

            By Boskeet

            from Louisiana

            Verified Buyer
            Helpful Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber:

                replaced old shocks (Gabriels). the Gabriels expanded quicker than this particular shock. Only one of my old shocks were still good. But will do for only light trucks with little hauling.

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                • No

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                (19 of 36 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                i would buy again

                By pooh

                from rutherford ,tn

                About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer
                Helpful Reviewer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Small Cars
                  • Trucks

                  Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber:

                  Pretty good product for the money. They could stand to use a color change though.

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                  • No

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                  (18 of 36 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  execellent shock for the price

                  By ed

                  from simpson pa

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                  Level 3

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • High-Performance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Trucks

                    Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber:

                    excellent shock for the money!

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                    • No

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                    (19 of 38 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    GREAT REPLACEMENT!!!

                    By John

                    from Brandon, FL

                    About Me Truck Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 2

                    Pros

                    • Easy Install
                    • Got My ~'~~good~'~~ Ride Back
                    • Great Aa Disc Pricing

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber:

                        Whether it's around town or on a trip...this shock handles it all...great OEM...

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                        • No

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                        (20 of 38 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        great for the price

                        By dmlawns

                        from front royal

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                        Verified Buyer
                        Level 2

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Trucks

                          Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber:

                          easy to install and good shocks for the price

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                          • No

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                          (18 of 38 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Great price! Hope they last.

                          By Tom

                          from West Bend, Wi.

                          About Me Mechanic

                          Verified Buyer
                          Level 2

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber:

                              The shocks seem fine and the price was excellent. Noticed a big difference in the ride.

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                              (19 of 37 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Best valve for your money!

                              By ED

                              from Norwalk, CT

                              About Me Mechanic

                              Verified Buyer
                              Level 2

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Use

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Trucks

                                Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber:

                                Great shocks for the price.

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                                • No

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                                8 Questions | 8 Answers
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                                • Q:

                                  I have rear shocks that has 9.75" travel length, but bottoms out. Do I need a shorter shock or longer?
                                  Asked on 1/12/2014 by Tee from Dawson, tx

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    Hi Tee, good question! For assisting you further please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle.

                                    Answered on 1/15/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  Is this price for 1 or for a pair?
                                  Asked on 12/10/2013 by need2know from erie pa

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    Hi, it's a good question! This Monroe Gas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber is sold individually.

                                    Answered on 12/11/2013 by Max from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  Will this shock fit my 1993 s-10 blazer 4x4 with a 4.3 "w" vin
                                  Asked on 12/12/2012 by chuck from Johnstown, pa 15904

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    Yes, this Monroe Gas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber - part# 59012 is for rear and is an exact fit for your 1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer. 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 12/12/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  will this shock fit my 1999chevy blazer LS 4.3 6cl. ?
                                  Asked on 7/12/2012 by johnny1133

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    Yes, this part Monroe Gas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber, Part No. 59012 fits your 1999 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3 6cl. This part is for the Rear side of the vehicle.
                                    For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                                    Answered on 7/12/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  is this front or rear?
                                  Asked on 4/1/2012 by Anonymous

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    This part Monroe Gas-Matic Truck Shock Absorber, Part No. 59012 manufactured by Monroe is for Rear side of the vehicle.
                                    For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.

                                    Answered on 4/1/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  is all
                                  4 shocks the same
                                  Asked on 2/16/2012 by Anonymous

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    We will need more information including the year, make, model, and engine size of your application before we can make a suggestion.

                                    Answered on 2/17/2012 by Dennis from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  dose this fit the 4wd models also ?
                                  Asked on 2/4/2012 by Anonymous from ohio

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    To know the exact fit application, If you could please include the year make and model of the vehicle and we would be better able to assist you.

                                    Answered on 2/5/2012 by Dennis from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  whats the difference between the gas matic truck shock absorber and the gas matic lt truck shock absorber
                                  Asked on 4/7/2010 by Anonymous

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    There really isn't much difference in my opinion, just the truck shock absorber is more heavier duty.

                                    Answered on 7/27/2010 by Mike from AAP
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