Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber
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Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber

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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.
  • Nitro carburized 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:15.375 in
Dust Shield Included:Yes
Extended Length:23.75 in
Parts Pack(s):No
Travel Length:8.375 in

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MonroeReflex Monotube Shock Absorber
 
4.2

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (12)
  • Easy to install (7)
  • Durable (5)
  • Comfortable ride (4)
  • High-performance (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (14)
  • Replacement (5)
  • Everyday driving (3)
  • Large cars (3)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (6), Auto enthusiast (4), Truck enthusiast (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Truck enthusiast (8), Auto enthusiast (5), Casual driver (5), Mechanic (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19)

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

 

You get what you pay for

Bought all 4 new shocks. The rest of the suspension, at 98,000, was nice and tight. While they are easy to install, these shocks give an absolutely horrible, harsh ride. They...Read complete review

Bought all 4 new shocks. The rest of the suspension, at 98,000, was nice and tight. While they are easy to install, these shocks give an absolutely horrible, harsh ride. They are not progessive shocks like the factory originals and my Avalache now rides like a 1 ton truck instead of the upscale SUT it was intended to be. Bottom line, you get what you pay for. While they will keep your truck from bouncing, I would NOT recommend these I you care about having a comfortable ride.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

So far so good!

By 

from Florida

Pros

  • Durable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Cars

    Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

    2003 Chevrolet Tahoe RWD Didn't realize how bad my old shocks were until I replaced them! So far I have noticed much smoother ride, better response with braking!

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    • No

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    (5 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Good truck shocks

    By 

    from Topeka, KS

    About Me Saturday Basic Mechanic

    Verified Buyer
    Helpful Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy installation
    • Smooth Even Ride

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Trucks

      Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

      Prompt shipping and undamaged merchandise.

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      • No

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      (3 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Too small to do the job / wrong

      By 

      from Columbus, Ms.

      About Me Casual Driver

      Verified Buyer
      Helpful Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Holding Their Own

      Cons

      • Smaller Than Oem

      Best Uses

      • Trucks

      Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

      These shocks seemed to be quite a bit smaller than the original manufacture's shocks. I was concerned about this fact as soon as I saw the shocks. Remembering all the positive feedback on your web sight, I decided to go ahead with the installation. They were very easy to install. We have had these shocks on the Tahoe for about 3 weeks now, and made one 6 hour trip and one 4-1/2 hour trip. We have NOT noticed a difference in the ride.We are very satisfied so far with our choice. thanks for keeping feedback on your products.

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      (4 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Good value and good ride!

      By 

      from Parker, CO

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, DIY'er, Truck Enthusiast

      Ask me a question

      Level 4

      Pros

      • Easy to install
      • Easy To Use
      • Replacement
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Large Cars
        • Replacement
        • Trucks

        Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

        I have an 04 Z71 Tahoe w/ ~187k miles. Just changed the front and rear shocks out with these Monroe Reflexes. I went for a test drive and these improved the ride of my Tahoe drastically! I was debating if I was going to go for the Bilstein 5100s. I chose these due to price and positive reviews and am glad I did. We'll see how durable they are as time goes on, I will keep you updated for sure. Also, from here on out I will most definitely change my shocks every 50k or so. Also be sure to take advantage of the Shocktober buy 3, get 1 free rebate.

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        • No

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        (7 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        You get what you pay for

        By 

        from Burlington, WI

        About Me Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

        3 or more reviews submitted

        Pros

        • Easy to install

        Cons

        • Harsh Horrible Ride

        Best Uses

        • Trailer

        Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

        Bought all 4 new shocks. The rest of the suspension, at 98,000, was nice and tight. While they are easy to install, these shocks give an absolutely horrible, harsh ride. They are not progessive shocks like the factory originals and my Avalache now rides like a 1 ton truck instead of the upscale SUT it was intended to be. Bottom line, you get what you pay for. While they will keep your truck from bouncing, I would NOT recommend these I you care about having a comfortable ride.

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        • No

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        (7 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        You get what you pay for

        By 

        from Burlington, WI

        About Me Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

        3 or more reviews submitted

        Pros

        • Easy to install

        Cons

        • Horrible Harsh Ride

        Best Uses

        • Maybe A Trailer

        Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

        Bought all 4 new shocks. The rest of the suspension, at 98,000, was nice and tight. While they are easy to install, these shocks give an absolutely horrible, harsh ride. The rubber spacers are half the size of the factory originals and I believe contribute to the problem. They are not progessive shocks like the factory originals and my Avalache now rides like a 1 ton truck instead of the upscale SUT it was intended to be. Bottom line, you get what you pay for. While they will keep your truck from bouncing, I would NOT recommend these I you care about having a comfortable ride.

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        • No

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        (7 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Good fit, smaller than OEM though.

        By 

        from Jonesborough,TN

        About Me Truck Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer
        Level 2

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

            Replacement fit well but was quite a bit smaller than OEM. Hope it holds up. Rides okay.

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            (6 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Smooth

            By 

            from Kingsport, TN

            About Me Truck Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer
            Level 3

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Trucks

              Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

              Leveled out the rear height a bit and is very smooth. Easy to install as well

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              • No

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              (23 of 43 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Perfect fit for 2007 Tahoe

              By 

              from Valrico, FL

              About Me Auto Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer
              Level 2

              Pros

              • Easy Install
              • Great ride
              • Perfect Fit

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Trucks

              Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

              Perfect replacement for 2007 Chevy Tahoe. Smooth ride and easy to install.

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              • No

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              (20 of 42 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Never had a better ride !

              By 

              from Oil City, Pa.

              About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

              Verified Buyer
              Level 2

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • High-Performance

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Trucks

                Comments about Monroe Reflex Monotube Shock Absorber:

                Well built, Great ride.

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                • No

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                • Q:

                  I have a 2000 Chevy Tahoe 4x4. I have sensors on my rear shocks. Do i need to have these sensors? Will i get any warning lights on my dash if i dont replace or hook back up the sensor when i install these shocks? Thanks
                  Asked on 6/28/2012 by J from Sunrise,FL

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Most of the shock damper sensor works only with the factory shocks. Once you replace the shocks there is no need to use these sensors and you can disconnect them. You will not see a warning light once it has been disconnected completely. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto store and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                    Answered on 6/28/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                • Q:

                  what is compatible with original shocks for rear end for a 2002 chevy tahoe. original shock id is 15750654
                  Asked on 10/22/2011 by Anonymous

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Yes, this part fits your 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe.

                    Answered on 10/22/2011 by Dennis from AAP
                • Q:

                  whats the part number 4 the fronts?
                  Asked on 7/9/2011 by al from pittsburgh,pa

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    If you could please include the year make and model of the vehicle and we would be better able to assist you.

                    Answered on 7/11/2011 by Steve from AAP
                • Q:

                  is this the shock for the z82 suspension package
                  Asked on 9/19/2010 by Anonymous

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    To further assist you on this question could you provide the vehicle's year, make, model, and engine size.

                    Answered on 9/21/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                • Q:

                  are these front or rear shocks?
                  Asked on 9/3/2010 by hendo from bulverde, tx

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    These are rear shocks.

                    Answered on 9/3/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                • Q:

                  Is this price per shock?
                  Asked on 1/22/2010 by Rock from Vermont

                  2 answers

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Yes, this is the price per shock.

                    Answered on 3/5/2010 by Mike from AAP
                  • A:

                    Yes

                    Answered on 4/25/2010 by Moonlighter6 from South Carolina
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