Sensa-Trac Load Adjusting Shock Absorber
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Monroe Sensa-Trac Load Adjusting Shock Absorber

Part No. 58270 Warranty  

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The Monroe Sensa-Trac load adjusting shock absorber with PSD (position sensitive damping) and the Safe Tech system combines our exclusive precision tapered grooves in the pressure tube with application engineered valving and Fluon banded piston to improve the ride, handling, and safety characteristics of the vehicle. These units also include a heavy gauge calibrated spring for extra control and comfort. A new pair of Monroe Sensa-Trac load adjusting shock absorbers can assist in maintaining ride height when up to 1,200 lbs* of additional weight is loaded. These units are ideal for light trucks that carry varying loads or tow trailers. *Capacity is limited by vehicle suspension, tires and transmission. See vehicle owner's manual for details.

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.
  • Heavy Gauge Calibrated Coil Spring: Computer designed for maximum performance without an increase in ride harshness.
  • Unique Groove Tube - PSD: Precision tapered grooves in the pressure tube perform like an additional stage of valving for optimum ride tuning.
  • 5/8" Piston Rod: Heavy-duty nitrocarburized rod for long service life. On non-dust shield units only
  • Nitrogen Gas Charged: For improved ride and handling, helps maintain tire to road contact by reducing aeration.
  • Special Seal: "Self-lubricating" fluid seal designed to retain gas without excessive wear or friction.
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Compressed Length:8.75 in
Dust Shield Included:Yes
Extended Length:13 in
Parts Pack(s):Yes
Travel Length:4.25 in

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MonroeSensa-Trac Load Adjusting Shock Absorber
 
5.0

(based on 6 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable ride (3)
  • Easy to install (3)
  • Improves handling (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Restoration (3)
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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Rides like a champ!!

    By Jim

    from Kentucky

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    Level 4

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Lowered Cars

    Comments about Monroe Sensa-Trac Load Adjusting Shock Absorber:

    Put these on my 87 Monte Carlo SS front,its been lowered 2".before the tires use to bottom out on dips and hit inner fender well,after installing them no more problems even on a big bump!

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    5.0

    Very good product

    By Mred

    from Corning,ny

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    Verified Buyer
    Level 2

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Large Cars

      Comments about Monroe Sensa-Trac Load Adjusting Shock Absorber:

      Good to give the front a lift

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      • No

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      5.0

      Awesome Ride Inprovement

      By S.1776

      from Elizabeth New Jersey

      About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic

      Level 1

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • High-Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Monroe Sensa-Trac Load Adjusting Shock Absorber:

          Once I got passed the Brain Deads at the local store
          Installed these shocks best thing I could of done for a 1982 GMC Caballero
          Worth the money and time to get these shocks.
          So just get them it's worth it

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Worked like magic.

          By GT Killer

          from Shepherdsvillle,Ky.

          Pros

          • Comfortable Ride
          • Easy To Install
          • Improves Handling

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement
          • Restoration

          Comments about Monroe Sensa-Trac Load Adjusting Shock Absorber:

          Installed them on my 87 Monte Carlo ss front,what a difference they made.easier than springs,and cheaper. really made it ride and drive like new.

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          • Casual Driver

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Gave my 1992 s10 4x2 a new stance

          Pros

          • Comfortable Ride
          • Easy To Install
          • Improves Handling
          • Raised the front back up

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement
          • Restoration

          Comments about Monroe Sensa-Trac Load Adjusting Shock Absorber:

          Put these on a 1992 s10 4x2 a few days ago. My s10 is a daily driver and a pasture beater and boy were the front shocks toast. I put these bad boys on and they raised the front stance several inches, back to the way she was when she came off the assembly line, maybe even a little taller. I paired these with the Monro Max-Air adjustable shocks for the rear. Couldn't be happier with both of them.

          • Car & Truck:
          • Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast, Work truck

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          5.0

          Restores ride height.

          By Fred

          from Jacksonville, FL

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          Pros

          • Comfortable Ride
          • Easy To Install
          • Improves Handling

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Restoration

            Comments about Monroe Sensa-Trac Load Adjusting Shock Absorber:

            Excellent product to restore original front height to older pick-up trucks and autos. Gives stock springs a lift boost. Made in USA!

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            • Semi Driver

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            7 Questions | 7 Answers
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            • Q:

              do u get one or two for that price
              Asked on 1/9/2014 by taz from camden,DE.

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                That's a great question! These Monroe Sensa-Trac Load Adjusting Shock Absorbers come as a pair.

                Answered on 1/10/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
            • Q:

              It shows these will work on a 1979 Gran Prix. I don't want the front end raised much, how much will it bring it up? Also, it has springs up front,but the shock absorbers are shot. Do I use these with the springs, or are they suppose to be used alone? :/
              Asked on 10/18/2012 by Fred

              1 answer

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                A:

                This Monroe Sensa-Trac Load Adjusting Shock Absorber - part# 58270 maintains ride height up to 1200 lbs for front with 0 inch lift/drop. These shock absorbers are supposed to be used with springs and is an exact fit for your 1979 Pontiac Grand Prix. 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 10/18/2012 by Vincent from AAP
            • Q:

              Does monroe sell shocks like these for a 92 4x4 s10
              Asked on 2/25/2012 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Yes, Monroe is still offering Sensa-Trac load adjusting shock absorber for this 1992 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4WD however for Rear only(Part No. 58523). This Monroe Sensa-Trac Load Adjusting Shock Absorber with Part No. 58270 is for Front(RWD) only.

                Answered on 2/26/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
            • Q:

              Will I need to buy coil springs with these shocks evejn though the have the coils around them?
              Asked on 4/9/2011 by Jolly from Kansas City, MO

              1 answer

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                A:

                Coil Springs are not required with these shocks.

                Answered on 4/11/2011 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
            • Q:

              The item reads that it comes as a package of two... Does this mean that I only need to purchase one package for both sides or will I still need to purchase two packages, one package for each side? Also, while reading the customer reviews someone mentioned that the purchase of this product was better than purchasing springs?? My car failed inspection stating that I need shocks and springs. If I make the purchase of this item will I still need to purchase the springs along with this product? (88 Monte Carlo)
              Asked on 3/9/2011 by NikiFox from Olney,MD

              1 answer

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                A:

                The twin tube shock absorbers will fit for either the front driver side or front passenger side. Two packages are required to complete the job for both the sides. It is recommended to replace the shock absorbers with the coil springs.

                Answered on 3/11/2011 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
            • Q:

              will i be able to put 22 inch rims on and have a good ride with these shocks without it bouncing or scrubbing?
              Asked on 8/26/2010 by jbo from charlotte, nc

              1 answer

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                A:

                You may have scrubbing depending on your vehicle since you are putting larger wheels on it than what came with your vehicle from the factory.

                Answered on 8/29/2010 by Mike from AAP
            • Q:

              will these shocks bounce when you go over a bump?
              Asked on 8/26/2010 by jbo from charlotte, NC

              1 answer

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                A:

                They shouldn't

                Answered on 8/26/2010 by Mike from AAP
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