Gabriel Shocks

Gabriel got its company name from its first product -- a horn for horse-driven carriages. They named the horn, the "Gabriel." The company founder, Claude Foster, is credited for introducing the first device developed to absorb road shock -- the Gabriel Snubber, which was patented in 1907. The company continued its innovations with the development of the first hydraulic shock absorber in 1918. Another first was the Gabriel Strider/Adjustamatic, the world's first adjustable shock absorber, introduced into the marketplace in 1956. The Gabirel Hijacker (1967) was the first air-adjustable shock and the company continued its tradition of innovation with products like the Gabriel Gas-Ryder, and with technologies like VST (Velocity Sensitive Technology), Groove Tube technology, and G-Force Technology.


Shock Absorber TR85931 (Replaces Gabriel 85931 International 3620395C1)
Shock Absorber TR85931 (Replaces Gabriel 85931 International 3620395C1) $1,154.99

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KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS AWD CHRYSLER PACIFICA 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS AWD CHRYSLER PACIFICA 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 $904.11

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KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS 2WD CHRYSLER PACIFICA 04 05 06 07 08
KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS 2WD CHRYSLER PACIFICA 04 05 06 07 08 $902.40

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KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & SPRINGS & MOUNTS LEXUS GS300 GS400 GS430 98 99 to 03 04 05
KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & SPRINGS & MOUNTS LEXUS GS300 GS400 GS430 98 99 to 03 04 05 $664.00

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KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS AWD NIVOMAT DODGE CARAVAN & CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY
KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS AWD NIVOMAT DODGE CARAVAN & CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY $704.78

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KYB 4 AGX STRUTS SHOCKS & GERMAN LOWERING SPRINGS CAMARO & FIREBIRD 93 to 01 02
KYB 4 AGX STRUTS SHOCKS & GERMAN LOWERING SPRINGS CAMARO & FIREBIRD 93 to 01 02 $611.83

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KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & GERMAN LOWERING SPRINGS CHEVROLET CAMARO 6.2 V8 10 11 12
KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & GERMAN LOWERING SPRINGS CHEVROLET CAMARO 6.2 V8 10 11 12 $595.88

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KYB AGX SHOCKS & LOWERING SPRINGS MAZDA MIATA MX5 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 NB
KYB AGX  SHOCKS & LOWERING SPRINGS MAZDA MIATA MX5 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 NB $615.20

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KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & LOWERING SPRINGS CHEVROLET CAMARO 3.6 V6 2010 10 11 12
KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & LOWERING SPRINGS CHEVROLET CAMARO 3.6 V6 2010 10 11 12 $573.00

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KYB 4 AGX SHOCKS & GERMAN LOWERING SPRINGS MAZDA MIATA MX5 90 to 1997 NA
KYB 4 AGX SHOCKS & GERMAN LOWERING SPRINGS MAZDA MIATA MX5 90 to 1997 NA $589.30

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Monroe/Expert Series 40018MM 40018 Shock Absorber-Monroe Specialty
Monroe/Expert Series 40018MM 40018 Shock Absorber-Monroe Specialty $599.99

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KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & LOWERING SPRINGS E82 E87 BMW 128i 135i 2008 to 2013
KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & LOWERING SPRINGS E82 E87 BMW 128i 135i  2008 to 2013 $548.02

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KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & SPRINGS LEXUS GS300 GS400 GS430 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05
KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & SPRINGS LEXUS GS300 GS400 GS430 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 $548.00

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KYB 4 AGX SHOCKS STRUTS & LOWERING SPRINGS HONDA CIVIC 96 97 98 99 00 drop 1.5
KYB 4 AGX SHOCKS STRUTS & LOWERING SPRINGS HONDA CIVIC 96 97 98 99 00 drop 1.5 $539.11

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KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & GERMAN LOWERING SPRINGS TOYOTA CELICA 00 01 02 03 04 05
KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & GERMAN LOWERING SPRINGS TOYOTA CELICA 00 01 02 03 04 05 $529.00

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KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & GERMAN LOWERING SPRINGS VOLVO C30 2007 08 09 10 to 2013
KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & GERMAN LOWERING SPRINGS VOLVO C30 2007 08 09 10 to 2013 $527.00

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KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & SPRINGS HONDA CIVIC 2001 to 2002
KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & SPRINGS HONDA CIVIC 2001 to 2002 $559.12

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KYB 4 SHOCKS & GERMAN LOWERING SPRINGS V6 HONDA ACCORD 2008 to 2012
KYB 4 SHOCKS & GERMAN LOWERING SPRINGS V6 HONDA ACCORD 2008 to 2012 $508.10

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KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & LOWERED SPRINGS HONDA FIT 07 - 08 GD3 333474 333475 343487
KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & LOWERED SPRINGS HONDA FIT 07 - 08 GD3 333474 333475 343487 $522.00

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KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & LOWERED SPRINGS HONDA FIT 09 10 11 12 13 GE8 338001 348016
KYB 4 STRUTS SHOCKS & LOWERED SPRINGS HONDA FIT 09 10 11 12 13 GE8 338001 348016 $519.63

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Today the Gabriel web site has a product finder and application guide that will let you match your performance requirements with the appropriate Gabriel product.  They have shocks for passenger cars, light trucks, and SUV's.  For cars and SUV's they offer both a standard and a premium shock.  If you search the Internet automotive discussion forums you'll find many who feel their low price is their greatest advanatage as they are inexpensive enough to replace more frequently.  Let's look at some of their most popular  offerings.

Gabriel Guardians/Gabriel Ultras
You can get a Gabriel Guardian for around $20.  They're designed as OEM replacement shocks for use in normal driving conditions.  Filled with nitrogen gas under pressure, Gabriel maintains that the gas charge allows the shock to respond to changes in road conditions.

For a few dollars more you can get a pair of Gabriel Ultras, which retail for around $25 apiece.  These shocks incorporate Gabriels G-Force Technology.  In practical terms, Gabriel has added what they call StableSteer valving and G-Force piston design and construction for a smoother ride that adjusts more quickly than the standard Guardians.

Gabriel ProGuards/MaxControls
In the light truck/SUV class Gabriel's standard product is the ProGuard, which retails for around $38 apiece.  This shock has larger pistons and better heat distribution  which leads to improved control.

For about $54 apiece light truck and SUV owners can choose the Gabriel MaxControl.  The technology here involves pistons floating in highly pressurized nitrogen gas which allow the shock to respond to the road immediately.  Other improvements include a large bore and single tube design, which reduce operating temperatures and increase the operating life expectancy of the shock.

Gabriel Hijackers
This is the shock for any vehicle used for hauling heavy loads or towing boats and trailers.  Hijacker  shocks have a 200psi capacity and can handle up to an 1,100 pound load.  They are easy to pressurize, filling just like tires.

Gabriel Classic Shocks
For those of you with older, classic cars, Gabriel offers gas charged shocks for select vehicles.  Check the Gabriel web site or your local automotive repair dealer for availability.