Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber
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Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber

Part No. 59581 Warranty Details  
$28.69
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Gas-charged shock absorber that provides improved vehicle control for today's light trucks, vans, full-size picks-ups and 4x4's at an economical price.

Product Features:
  • Available for import and domestic trucks, vans, full-size pick-ups and 4x4's
  • Gas-charged unit
  • Improved handling and control
  • Economical OE replacement
  • Meets OE product specifications
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Compressed Length:9.5 in
Extended Length:13.75 in
Parts Pack(s):Yes
Travel Length:4.25 in

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MonroeGas-Matic LT Shock Absorber
 
4.5

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (9)
  • Durable (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (8)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Auto enthusiast (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (6), Auto enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great product/research mechanic first

If not installing yourself, you may want to find a mechanic that will prior to ordering. I found it difficult to find a mechanic that would install shocks that I had purchased and medical...Read complete review

If not installing yourself, you may want to find a mechanic that will prior to ordering. I found it difficult to find a mechanic that would install shocks that I had purchased and medical issues prevented me from attempting self installation. Seems most shops want to make some extra money by providing the shocks. Would be great is Advance Auto Parts had a "find a mechanic" feature on their web site, listing a network of mechanics that have agreed to install parts purchased from Advance Auto.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Slight underperformance

Somewhat disappointed with product Seems a little lightweight for 3/4 ton application

Somewhat disappointed with product Seems a little lightweight for 3/4 ton application

Reviewed by 18 customers

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5.0

Great product for the price.

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

Installed on my 98 C1500, no longer floats like a Buick.

 
5.0

Fit 1997 Sierra

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

Shocks fit good and working good

 
5.0

yes i would buy again

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

smother ride nice shock better ride than stock shocks

 
5.0

Much better ride

By 

from Douglasville Ga

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3 or more reviews submitted

Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

Made my old truck ride like new again. Improved steering amd handeling as well as a smoother ride

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Good products

By 

from York pa

Verified Buyer

Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

Smooth ride

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Awesome Improvement

By 

from DeLand, FL

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Eliminated Bounce
  • Smooth Ride

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

      Great Shocks

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Monroe LT shocks

      By 

      from Newborn,Ga.

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

        Restoring a 1989 chevy pickup and I always go to Monroe Shocks

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        best for the buck, would buy again

        By 

        from Morris, IL

        About Me Casual Driver

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        Pros

        • At Store Fantastic
        • Can't Beat Advance Prices
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • High-Performance
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

          can't beat it for the price I paid!!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Great Shock

          By 

          from Anderson,Indiana

          About Me Casual Driver

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Great ride

          Cons

          • No cons

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

          Makes my 1991 truck ride better than ever, glad I decided to upgrade

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Good Product

          By 

          from Edgewater Fl.

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          3 or more reviews submitted

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Trucks

            Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

            Good Product

            • Car & Truck:
            • Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5 Questions | 5 Answers
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            • Q:

              WHY IS THE SHAFT EXPOSED ON THIS MODEL 59581 AND NOT ON MODEL 59583
              Asked on 6/24/2012 by SNAKE

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Sorry for any confusion caused. The Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber (Part No. 59581) is displayed with a different product image while the Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber (Part No. 59583) is displayed with a 'ready to install' picture of this part. Please note that former part is very similar to the latter part. 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 6/25/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
            • Q:

              will i need any special tools to install this on a 1994 chevy c1500 5.7L?
              Asked on 3/28/2012 by Anonymous from Shamong, NJ

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                The tools that are required to install shocks are Lug-nut wrench, Hydraulic jack, Penetrating fluid, Socket set and Ratchet.

                Answered on 3/29/2012 by Steve from AAP
            • Q:

              whats the extended legth of these stuts and the collapsed legth?
              Asked on 2/16/2012 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Specifications for this Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber with Part No. 59581 is as follows: Compressed Length - 9.500", Extended Length - 13.750" and Travel Length - 4.250".

                Answered on 2/17/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
            • Q:

              I have a 97 Tahoe, 4 door, 2 wheel drive, 350 engine. Will this Gas-Matic LT Truck shock be as good or better than what came on it. I drive in town but most of my driving is traveling on highways and I want to make sure this shock offers a smooth ride while traveling.

              Thanks
              Asked on 5/26/2010 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                These shocks are nitrogen gas charged, that help improved ride and handling and help maintain tire to road contact by reducing aeration. These shocks also provide full displaced valving which provides better range on both the compression and extension cycles of the unit for a smooth comfortable ride.

                Answered on 5/26/2010 by Mike from AAP
            • Q:

              which kind of shock best on the 1500 suburban?
              Asked on 4/26/2010 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Please provide us with the year, make, model, and engine size of your vehicle to better determine which shocks are best for you, also are you replacing the front, back, or all four?

                Answered on 4/27/2010 by Rose from AAP
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