KYB KG5493 | Rear Suspension Shock Absorber

Part Number
KG5493
High Pressure Monotube Gas Shock

Fits: 85-97 Ford F-350, 89-11 Ford Ranger, 90-96 Ford F-150, 92-98 Ford F-250, 94-07 Mazda B3000, 94-09 Mazda B4000, 97 Ford F-250 HD

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The KYB Gas-a-just monotube shock absorber has additional performance advantages over the traditional twin-tube design: It can instantly, automatically adjust to your performance needs and never experiences fade due to aeration. The KYB Gas-a-just has two separate working chambers: An air-free hydraulic piston and valve area for responsiveness and control, and a second high-pressure nitrogen gas area with a floating piston that provides a comfortable ride during normal driving and adds instant performance on demand.
The KYB Gas-a-just monotube truck shock absorber has additional performance advantages over the twin-tube design: It can instantly, automatically adjust to your performance needs and never experiences fade due to aeration. The Gas-a-Just is available as an OE monotube replacement and as an OE twin-tube performance upgrade. The KYB Gas-a-Just has two separate working chambers: An air-free hydraulic piston and valve area for responsiveness and control, and a second high-pressure nitrogen gas area with a floating piston that provides a comfortable ride during normal driving and adds instant performance on demand.


BRAND: KYB




FEATURES:


  • High Pressure Monotube Gas Shock


SPECIFICS:


B-stopN
Compressed Length16.26
Dust Cover IncludedY
Extended Length26.18
Feature and Benefit 1ADDS UP TO 25% MORE DAMPING PERFORMANCE OVER ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT SHOCKS
Feature and Benefit 2COMPONENTS AND VALVING DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR FORD TRUCKS
Feature and Benefit 3GAS-A-JUST MONOTUBES INCLUDE ADDITIONAL DAMPING OVER OE DESIGN FOR VEHICLES THAT WORK, TOW, AND HAVE LARGER, HEAVIER TIRES & WHEELS
Feature and Benefit 4HIGH PRESSURE MONOTUBE DESIGN SEPARATES THE GAS AND OIL FOR FADE FREE OPERATION AND INSTANT RESPONSE
Feature and Benefit 5FLUID LEAKING CAN BE A CAUSE OF SHOCK FAILURE, THE KYB GAS-A-JUST HAS AN ULTRA-SMOOTH TRIPLE CHROME PLATED CHROME PISTON ROD TO REDUCE SEAL WEAR
Feature and Benefit 6THE HIGHER GAS PRESSURE OF THE KYB GAS-A-JUST RESPONDS QUICKLY TO IMPROVE STEERING RESPONSE
Feature and Benefit 7ELECTRONIC SAFETY SYSTEMS DEPEND ON THE SUSPENSION, BRAKES AND TIRES OPERATING AS THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER INTENDED. THE KYB GAS-A-JUST HELPS KEEP ELECTRONIC SAFETY SYSTEMS PERFORMING AS DESIGNED.
Lower Mount TypeE2(12X38)
R-stopY
Stroke Length9.92
Upper Mount TypeE1



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APPLICATIONS:


  • 2002-2009 Ford Ranger - Position: Rear
    • Recommended OEM Replacement Exc. High Ryder Option w/ FX4 Bilstein Suspension
  • 1997-1998 Ford F-250 - Position: Rear
    • Monotube Performance Upgrade (Over 8500GVW)
  • 2001-2011 Ford Ranger - Position: Rear
    • Monotube Performance Upgrade Exc. High Ryder Option w/ Torsion Bar Front Suspension
  • 1994-2002 Mazda B3000 - Position: Rear
    • Monotube Performance Upgrade
  • 1985-1997 Ford F-350 - Position: Rear
    • Monotube Performance Upgrade w/ Monobeam Front Suspension ) - Rear w/ Single Rear Wheels
  • 1990-1996 Ford F-150 - Position: Rear
    • Monotube Performance Upgrade
  • 1989-1989 Ford Ranger - Position: Rear
    • Monotube Performance Upgrade Exc. High Ryder Option From 2/1989
  • 1990-1997 Ford Ranger - Position: Rear
    • Monotube Performance Upgrade Exc. High Ryder Option
  • 1992-1996 Ford F-250 - Position: Rear
    • Monotube Performance Upgrade
  • 1994-2009 Mazda B4000 - Position: Rear
    • Monotube Performance Upgrade
  • 2010-2011 Ford Ranger - Position: Rear
    • Monotube Performance Upgrade Exc. High Ryder Option
  • 2001-2006 Mazda B4000 - Position: Rear
    • Monotube Performance Upgrade w/ Torsion Bar Front Suspension
  • 1997-1997 Ford F-250 HD - Position: Rear
    • Monotube Performance Upgrade (Over 8500GVW)
  • 1998-2009 Ford Ranger - Position: Rear
    • Monotube Performance Upgrade Exc. High Ryder Option (Exc. FX4 w/ Monotube Shock)
  • 2001-2007 Mazda B3000 - Position: Rear
    • Monotube Performance Upgrade w/ Torsion Bar Front Suspension
Customer Questions
How often should shock absorbers be replaced?
Shock absorbers should generally be replaced every 50,000 miles or every 5-7 years
How to replace shock absorbers?
To replace shock absorbers, you need to remove the wheel and tire assembly, unbolt the old shock absorber, replace it with a new one, and tighten the bolts. Then, reinstall the wheel and tire, and test the new shocks.
Why do shock absorbers leak?
Shock absorbers can leak due to worn seals, damage to the piston or cylinder, or corrosion from exposure to moisture and road salt.
Can shock absorbers be replaced?
Yes, shock absorbers can be replaced when they start to wear out or fail.
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