Re: Shocks for an Aerostar
We got a lot of shity roads in this city, Tampa, FL. Not just the pot
holes, but just worn out roads that are rocky. Maybe with a better shock
my van can handle these roads at higher speeds. Maybe I'll get the ProGuard.
> On Wed, 16 Mar 2005 02:45:59 GMT, Matt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>I'm going to replace my shocks on my '93 Aerostar 3.0. It's just getting
>>to the point where the tires are off the ground more than they're on the
>>I was wondering if my fellow Aerostarers could help me decide on a
>>shock. I'll be putting them on myself. I want a nice smooth ride, that's
>>the most important thing. I rarely have cargo in the back. In fact I
>>took out the back seats, so that's probably 180lbs less, which in turn
>>probably makes the ride harsher. I want something inexpensive.
>>Performance and handling aren't really an issue for me. I drive it easy.
>>If I go Monroe then probably the MonroeMatic would do me fine.
>>Comparable to that would be Gabriel's Guardian. Gabriel also has the
>>Proguard which is probably more suited for vans and light trucks. But as
>>I said, I don't haul much so I don't think I'd need it.
> IIRC I installed Gabriel Super E light truck gas shocks and Moog
> springs on mine. Only had to do it once.
> With an Aerostar you NEED good shocks - or you are constantly changing
> springs and tires.