OESpectrum Light Truck Shock Absorber
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Monroe OESpectrum Light Truck Shock Absorber

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Monroe® OESpectrum® shock absorbers are engineered specifically for foreign nameplate vehicles and feature the latest global original equipment valving technologies. Developed through years of research and on-vehicle testing, Monroe® OESpectrum® units provide an unprecedented level of handling precision and control while filtering out the ride harshness commonly encountered on many foreign nameplate applications. This unique blend of control and comfort is made possible through Tenneco's 'Twin Technology™ Active Control System', an exclusive internal damping control technology first developed for leading global vehicle manufacturers. Tenneco's Twin Technology™ consists of its latest Impact Control Valve (ICV), which delivers exceptional control under virtually all driving conditions, and a patented Low Speed Tunability (LST) piston design that isolates impact-related noise, vibration and harshness.

Product Features:
  • All Weather Fluid: Contains special modifiers to reduce friction and ensure smooth rod reaction.
  • Full Displaced Valving: Tuned specifically for each application, this valving automatically adjusts to road extremes to provide consistency and ride
  • Fluon Banded Piston: The fluon band provides consistent sealing between the piston and pressure tube which delivers better control and increased durability.
  • Twin Technology™: Impact Control Valve (ICV), delivers exceptional control under virtually all driving conditions, and patented Low Speed Tunability (LST) piston design that isolates impact-related noise, vibration and harshness.
  • Nitrogen Gas Charged: For improved ride and handling, helps maintain tire to road contact by reducing aeration - on most applications
  • Special Seal: 'Self-lubricating' fluid seal designed to retain gas without excessive wear or friction.
  • 1-3/8 inch (34.9 mm) bore (On most applications)
  • 5/8-inch (15.9 mm) diameter piston rod (On most applications)
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Compressed Length:13.000 in
Dust Shield:Yes
Extended Length:20.750 in
Parts Pack(s):P1136 & P941
Travel Length:7.750 in

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MonroeOESpectrum Light Truck Shock Absorber
 
4.4

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

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    (1)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • High-performance (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (7)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Auto enthusiast (3), Truck enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Shocks

Definitely don't waste your time on the cheaper Monroe shocks (yellow). These will feel and ride so much better as the cheap ones didn't seem to make much difference at all.

Definitely don't waste your time on the cheaper Monroe shocks (yellow). These will feel and ride so much better as the cheap ones didn't seem to make much difference at all.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

missing parts easy to install

there was parts missing out of package that the store made right

there was parts missing out of package that the store made right

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3.0

missing parts easy to install

By 

from new york

Verified Buyer

Comments about Monroe OESpectrum Light Truck Shock Absorber:

there was parts missing out of package that the store made right

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  • No

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5.0

No more thump when going over a bump!

By 

from inland empire

About Me Mechanic

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Ease Of Instaliation

Cons

  • Missing Mounting Hardware

Best Uses

  • Trucks

Comments about Monroe OESpectrum Light Truck Shock Absorber:

original shocks with 227,000 miles needed to be replaced so i picked an "OE"
type product!
jeep drives like new again!

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  • No

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4.0

So far so good

By 

from MD

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Monroe OESpectrum Light Truck Shock Absorber:

      I installed these today and it went pretty painlessly. I had to heat one of the bolts so it wouldn't break. I went for a test drive and heard some clunking. I had to tighten one of the bolts more, another test drive proved good. The ride was tighter, just like new. I recommend these shocks.

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      5.0

      Correct fit and easy install.

      By 

      from Richmond VA

      About Me Truck Enthusiast

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      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • Exact fit
      • Great price

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about Monroe OESpectrum Light Truck Shock Absorber:

        Great price on needed items, shipped and received in a timely manner, easy install. Vast improvement on suspension and handling for Grand Cherokee.

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        4.0

        Good product for price

        By 

        from Monroe, LA

        About Me Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about Monroe OESpectrum Light Truck Shock Absorber:

          As a fifty-ish year old, I haven't done much mechanic work in a while. With only a couple of (supplied) bolts and a nut, I figured installation of shocks couldn't be too difficult, so I decided to do it myself. It was an easy, straight forward installation, which did not require removal of tires. I did use a floor jack for easier access. Product was highly rated by those I asked, who recommended to stay away from cheaper alternatives. Product was exactly as advertised. Ride and handling were much improved. Only possible complaint is I wish top stem was still machined so a socket (6mm or 1/4") would fit to speed installation. Otherwise, this product is a good value for the price.

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          4.0

          Very good ride.

          By 

          from Albemarle, NC

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          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Cars
            • Trucks

            Comments about Monroe OESpectrum Light Truck Shock Absorber:

            These have a much better ride and handling than the cheaper Gasmatic LT shocks.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Good shock, worth the money

            By 

            from IN

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            3 or more reviews submitted

            Pros

            • Durable
            • High-Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Large Cars
              • Trucks

              Comments about Monroe OESpectrum Light Truck Shock Absorber:

              Made in USA

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              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Sensa-Trac

              By 

              from Baltimore

              About Me Auto Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Monroe OESpectrum Light Truck Shock Absorber:

              Good compromise between OEM and offroad shocks (Cherokee) which can beat you up on lumpy roads at speed.

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              5.0

              Good shock for the money.

              By 

              from Muncie, IN

              About Me Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Value

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Monroe OESpectrum Light Truck Shock Absorber:

                  Better than the original shocks.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Smoothing the bumps ahead.

                  By 

                  from Elgin, IL

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Trucks

                    Comments about Monroe OESpectrum Light Truck Shock Absorber:

                    Great original type fit. My Jeep feels like new again.

                    • Car & Truck:
                    • Truck Enthusiast
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                    • No

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                    • Q:

                      How complicated is it to install the front shocks on a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo? Is it a simple bolt in, or does a lot of stuff have to be disassembled? Any adjustments that need to be made. Thanks.
                      Asked on 1/4/2011 by Dennis from Ocala, FL

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        For help with your project, I recommend purchasing a repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you further into detail on how to repair or replace specific parts.

                        Answered on 1/4/2011 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
                    • Q:

                      what are the specifications?
                      Asked on 4/21/2010 by Anonymous

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                        A:

                        Compressed Length: 13.00"
                        Extended Length: 20.750"
                        Stroke: 7.750"

                        Answered on 7/9/2010 by Mike from AAP
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