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What is the Difference Between Shocks and Struts?

What is the Difference Between Shocks and Struts?

If you're wondering what the difference is between shocks and struts, you're not alone. Many people don't know that there is a difference, or if they do, they're not quite sure what it is. In this blog post, we'll clear up any confusion and explain the difference. Shocks vs. Struts: What's the Difference? Shocks Shocks are a type of suspension component that helps control the movement of your springs. They work by absorbing the impact of bumps in the road, helping to keep your car from bouncing around. There are two main types of shocks: gas-charged and oil-filled. Gas-charged shocks are filled with nitrogen gas, which helps to keep the shock cool and prevents it from foaming. Oil-filled shocks are filled with hydraulic fluid, which helps to lubricate the moving parts and prevent wear. Struts Struts are a type of suspension component that helps support the weight of your car and provide a smooth ride. They work by absorbing the impact of bumps in the road ... read more

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