Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber
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Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber

Part No. 911505 Warranty  
$57.99
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Monroe Reflex monotube shocks are specifically engineered to provide better handling, control and performance for light trucks and SUV's. These shocks feature a high-pressure gas charge that separates the unit internal oil and nitrogen to provide additional spring rate, helping to maximize damping efficiency and control. To further enhance ride control characteristics, Monroe Reflex monotube shocks include a hydraulic lockout to cushion the impact as the vehicle suspension is fully extended.

Product Features:
  • Hydraulic Lockout: Patented unique hydraulic lock-out isolates impact at the limits of suspension travel
  • Free Floating Dividing Piston: Separates shock fluid from high-pressure gas charged
  • All Weather Fluid: Contains special modifiers to reduce friction and ensure smooth rod reaction.
  • High Pressure Nitrogen Gas Charged: High-pressure charge (240-260 PSI) provides a quicker response for excellent vehicle control.
  • Shock Housing: High strength to resist damage and provide longer service life.
  • Nitrocarburized Rod: For long service life.
  • Fluon Banded Piston: The fluon band provides consistent sealing between the piston and pressure tube which delivers better control and increased durability.
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Compressed Length:10.875 in
Dust Shield Included:Yes
Extended Length:15.375 in
Parts Pack(s):Yes
Travel Length:4.5 in

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MonroeReflex Monotube Shock Absorber
 
4.2

(based on 34 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (12)
  • Comfortable ride (8)
  • Easy to install (8)
  • Improves handling (8)
  • Durable (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks (18)
    • Everyday driving (8)
    • Replacement (7)
      • Car & Truck:
      • Casual driver (10), Auto enthusiast (6), Truck enthusiast (5), Mechanic (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Truck enthusiast (10), Casual driver (9), Mechanic (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (21)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Night and Day

    I think the mechanics at the Shop I go to are Lazy, I have 160k on my hoe and around 130 they made it sound like they where practically still new, I knew they...Read complete review

    I think the mechanics at the Shop I go to are Lazy, I have 160k on my hoe and around 130 they made it sound like they where practically still new, I knew they were full of it.
    There was BILSTEN Stock Shocks on and I replaced them with these and Holy Moly what a Difference.
    The Front especially. It leveled out the front end with the rear and when I replaced the rear it help lift it back up a little. Over all ride is unbelievably different. My main focus was every time I go off road its HARD in your GUT. I knew it was going o make a little difference but not as much as it did.
    Ive read other peoples negative responses and when it comes down to the install its all about having the right tools and using a little elbow grease.
    It was more difficult to take off the wheel than actually replacing the shocks.

    Smooth
    No more Rolling
    No more Diving
    Better Launch

    Ive had KYB's in many other vehicles and they have been OK but never in a Truck before.
    So I tried these and no regrets.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not for Yukon xl with Zw7 premuim ride

    I put these on my yukon xl because the guy at the counter said these were the best. They rode like they were just straight rods instead of shocks. Very hard. Yes, the...Read complete review

    I put these on my yukon xl because the guy at the counter said these were the best. They rode like they were just straight rods instead of shocks. Very hard. Yes, the truck handles better. I looked at this site and found at the bottom of the specs for this part it says "not for ZW7 smooth ride package" would have been nice if the guy asked me if that is what I have. I ended up with the regular reflex shocks

    Reviewed by 34 customers

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    4.0

    Work Great on my 1997 Dodge Ram 4x4

    By AutoTech Teacher

    from St. Paul MN

    Pros

    • High-Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

        My Dodge Ram steering and control were much improved over the 98K originals. Handles and rides tight without being rough. I just bought a pair for my wife's Commander and the back is much better. We will see what happens with the front struts. Just purchased a 2002 Dodge Ram that needs them as well, will put them on next week; expect the same improvement. Especially interested because the Dodge has only a 5 inch throw of the front shocks.

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        1.0

        do not load your truck with any weight,,

        By camper

        from baja california

        About Me Casual Driver

        Pros

          Cons

          • Flimsy

          Best Uses

            Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

            I bought the Reflex to replace the stock rear shocks on my 2000 suburban 1500 4x4. we loaded it up for a small camping trip and they bottomed out. this never happened with the stock, and we often loaded our truck with 4 to 5 times the weight. They are a smooth ride when the suburban is empty, but I would never recommend them for some one who actually loads their truck up.. I took them off and put the used stock shocks back on,, even used, they hold up better to weight.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great produce.

            By Spoon

            from Edinburg,vitginia

            About Me Casual Driver

            Verified Buyer
            Level 1

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Trucks

              Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

              Easy installation

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              • No

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              5.0

              Perfect fit replacement, great ride.

              By The driver

              from Jonesborough,TN

              About Me Truck Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer
              Level 2

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

                  Great replacement for GMC Yukon.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Smooth

                  By Psyco

                  from Kingsport, TN

                  About Me Truck Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer
                  3 or more reviews submitted

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Trucks

                    Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

                    Smooth ride and nice control.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    2005 Suburban LT 4x4 1500

                    By Kingfish

                    from Washington, MO

                    About Me Truck Enthusiast

                    Level 1

                    Pros

                    • High-Performance

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Trucks

                      Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

                      I wanted a quality replacement shock without paying GM dealer price and the Monroe Reflex shock is the perfect replacement as it's a quality shock at a good price. With the 20% off Labor day deal the 4 shocks I bought were a great deal plus $50 off my next $100 purchase. Online service and delivery were great and I'll be using AdvanceAuto online for my auto part needs from now on whenever possible. The shocks were easy to install and just have a floor jack available so you can jack the shock up into place after you install the top mounting hardware. This allows you to line up the hole for the bottom mount bolts.

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                      • No

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                      (18 of 36 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      3.0

                      Missing parts

                      By Welldone

                      from GA

                      About Me Truck Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Large Cars

                          Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

                          First one went on very easy and loved it. Late at night and had to be somewhere the next morning. Had to make do because it was missing parts and the box was sealed. Other that this major pain, I lived these shocks.

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                          (18 of 37 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Totally Transformed my Yukon SUV Ride!

                          By Weekend camper!

                          from Gainesville, GA

                          About Me Casual Driver, Tow Mid Size Campers

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Great For Towing Use
                          • Smooth ride
                          • Versatile

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Large Cars
                            • Trucks
                            • Yukon Xl Suburban

                            Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

                            Could not decide which shocks to use on my 2002 Yukon XL which I use for casual driving and towing mid size campers. Chose Reflex Monotube for front and back, could not be happier with them as was a total transformation from the old to new. Great shocks!

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                            • No

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                            (18 of 37 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Quality Product

                            By dbrob50

                            from Colorado Spring, CO

                            About Me Casual Driver, Shadetree mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer
                            Level 2

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Easy To Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • 2006 Suburban
                              • Trucks

                              Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

                              Quality product. Could instantly notice the distance. Restored like new ride quality.

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                              • No

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                              (17 of 35 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Excellent Quality

                              By Tucker

                              from Miami, Fl

                              About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic

                              Verified Buyer
                              Level 2

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Use
                              • High-Performance

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Trucks

                                Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

                                Great Quality and the Truck Drives so much better. No more Wheel hop and drives like new.

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                                • No

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                                • Q:

                                  What is the bore size and piston rod size /(Diameter) on these shocks?
                                  Thanks
                                  Asked on 3/13/2014 by Truck enthusiast

                                  1 answer

                                • Q:

                                  I am considering purchasing front and rear Monroe Shocks for my 2004 K1500 Chevy Suburban. I am trying to decide whether the Reflex Monotube or Regular Reflex would be better.
                                  Part Number 911505 Monroe Monotube Reflex Front
                                  Part Number 911178 Monroe Reflex Truck Shock Absorber Front

                                  Part Number 911506 Monroe Monotube Reflex Rear
                                  Part Number 911166 Monroe Reflex Truck Shock Absorber Rear
                                  Any information on why one would possibly be a better purchase other than price would be appreciated.
                                  Asked on 11/4/2010 by Anonymous from Coralville, IA

                                  1 answer

                                  • VERIFIED BUYER

                                    A:

                                    I would not recommend the monotube, I installed a set on my Tahoe & the ride is too rough!!

                                    Answered on 12/6/2010 by The Legend! from Houston, TX
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