Lakewood 40301 Shock Absorber

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Street/Strip Drag Shocks; 50/50 Series; Rear

Fits: American Motors Ambassador, American Motors American, American Motors AMX, American Motors Javelin, American Motors Matador, American Motors Rambler, American Motors Rebel, Buick Sportwagon, Chevrolet Bel Air, Chevrolet Camaro, Chevrolet Chevy II, Ford Country Sedan, Ford Custom, Ford Custom 500, Ford Elite, Ford Galaxie 500, Ford LTD, Ford LTD Crown Victoria, Ford LTD II, Ford Mustang, Ford Ranch Wagon, Ford Ranchero, Ford Thunderbird, Ford Torino, Mercury Capri, Mercury Colony Park, Mercury Commuter, Mercury Cougar, Mercury Grand Marquis, Mercury Marauder, Mercury Marquis, Mercury Montclair, Mercury Montego, Mercury Monterey, Mercury Park Lane, Mercury Villager, Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser, Pontiac Firebird

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The 40301 by Lakewood is a 50/50 shock used on many popular AMC, Ford / Mercury and Oldsmobile / Pontiac vehicles. These are designed to provide maxim front to rear weight transfer when used with front drag struts or shocks and have been proven to reduce ETs. Lakewood Industries is the leader in drag race chassis and suspension technology. Using decades of track and laboratory research, Lakewood Industries has developed the most consistent and accurate drag shock on the market today Lakewood drag shocks have been precisely tuned for superior weight transfer that remains consistent pass after pass. Additionally, the multi-stage valving provides more stability and control mid track. 50/50 rear shocks are versatile enough to be used on the street and strip. These shocks are designed to limit wheel hop and allow you to get maximum traction. Included with the shocks are rubber travel indicators to allow measurement of suspension travel.

BRAND: Lakewood


  • Holley Performance Emission Code 5: This part is legal for sale or use on Emissions Controlled Vehicles; Uncontrolled (Non-Emissions Controlled) Vehicles; and Racing Use Only Vehicles because it does not affect vehicle emissions and is not covered by emissions regulations
  • Features Twin Tube Construction
  • Features Rubber Indicator For Travel Measurement
  • Special Hydraulic Oil Formulation Reduces Foaming
  • Street/Strip Drag Shocks
  • Street/Strip Drag Shocks; 50/50 Series; Rear;
  • Chrome Plated Piston rod For Long Seal Life
  • Limited 90 Day Warranty
  • Mounts In OE Locations
  • Multi-stage Valving Provides Greater Stability


Collapsed Length12.050 in.
Compression / Rebound50/50
Extended Length20.130 in.
Shock Stroke8.080 in.
WARNING CA Proposition 65No

50/50 Series;Rear w/0 in. Lift/Drop;




    • 1982-1992 Chevrolet Camaro - Position: Rear
    • 1966-1967 Mercury Villager - Position: Rear
    • 1969-1969 Buick Sportwagon - Position: Rear
    • 1964-1967 Buick Sportwagon - Position: Rear
    • 1965-1972 Ford Custom - Position: Rear
    • 1982-1992 Pontiac Firebird - Position: Rear
    • 1965-1968 Mercury Montclair - Position: Rear
    • 1975-1989 Mercury Grand Marquis - Position: Rear
    • 1968-1974 American Motors Javelin - Position: Rear
    • 1969-1969 American Motors Rambler - Position: Rear
    • 1969-1970 Mercury Marauder - Position: Rear
    • 1966-1979 Ford Ranchero - Position: Rear
    • 1962-1974 American Motors Ambassador - Position: Rear
    • 1968-1977 Ford Custom 500 - Position: Rear
    • 1967-1970 American Motors Rebel - Position: Rear
    • 1965-1974 Ford Ranch Wagon - Position: Rear
    • 1964-1968 American Motors American - Position: Rear
    • 1979-1993 Ford Mustang - Position: Rear
    • 1965-1974 Mercury Monterey - Position: Rear
    • 1969-1969 Mercury Montego - Position: Rear
    • 1979-1986 Mercury Capri - Position: Rear
    • 1974-1979 Mercury Cougar - Position: Rear
    • 1977-1979 Ford LTD II - Position: Rear
    • 1967-1972 Ford Thunderbird - Position: Rear
    • 1971-1976 Mercury Montego - Position: Rear
    • 1950-1957 Chevrolet Bel Air - Position: Rear
    • 1967-1969 Pontiac Firebird - Position: Rear
    • 1965-1967 Mercury Marauder - Position: Rear
    • 1976-1976 Ford Elite - Position: Rear
    • 1965-1986 Ford LTD - Position: Rear
    • 1968-1970 American Motors AMX - Position: Rear
    • 1965-1968 Mercury Park Lane - Position: Rear
    • 1971-1978 American Motors Matador - Position: Rear
    • 1964-1972 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser - Position: Rear
    • 1968-1974 Ford Galaxie 500 - Position: Rear
    • 1977-1979 Ford Thunderbird - Position: Rear
    • 1965-1974 Mercury Colony Park - Position: Rear
    • 1965-1968 Mercury Commuter - Position: Rear
    • 1965-1974 Ford Country Sedan - Position: Rear
    • 1987-1989 Mercury Colony Park - Position: Rear
    • 1967-1986 Mercury Marquis - Position: Rear
    • 1965-1966 Ford Custom 500 - Position: Rear
    • 1987-1991 Ford LTD Crown Victoria - Position: Rear
    • 1972-1976 Ford Torino - Position: Rear
    • 1962-1967 Chevrolet Chevy II - Position: Rear
    • 1967-1969 Chevrolet Camaro - Position: Rear
    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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