Best Shocks For Trucks for 2023: Top 15 Picks

Sometimes it might be quite difficult to find the best shocks for trucks. With every niche market offering so many different products, it makes sense that this is the case.

Unfortunately, this very fact can make it incredibly difficult to find the item that best suits your needs, which is why we’ve put together this shocks for trucks buying guide.

Our Top 15 Recommendations:

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1 Rough Country 4.5-8' N3 Rear Shock Absorbers for 07-23 Chevy/GMC 1500-23158_B Rough Country 4.5-8" N3 Rear Shock Absorbers for 07-23 Chevy/GMC 1500-23158_B
2 ACDelco Specialty 525-21 Heavy Duty Rear Shock Absorber ACDelco Specialty 525-21 Heavy Duty Rear Shock Absorber
3 Rough Country 2.5-5' N3 Rear Shocks for 83-11 Ford Ranger - 23210_H Rough Country 2.5-5" N3 Rear Shocks for 83-11 Ford Ranger - 23210_H
4 Rough Country 0-3.5' N3 Rear Shocks for 09-23 Ford F-150-23209_C Rough Country 0-3.5" N3 Rear Shocks for 09-23 Ford F-150-23209_C
5 2 Pack 10 inch Gas Prop Force 50N/11LB Gas Struts – White Gas Springs/Window Lift and Lid Support/Gas Shocks for RV Bed Platform/Floor Hatch/Outdoor Bench/Cabinet/Tool Box/Truck Canopy/Camper Cover 2 Pack 10 inch Gas Prop Force 50N/11LB Gas Struts – White Gas Springs/Window Lift and Lid...
6 HobbyPark 1/10 RC Truck Shocks 108mm Front Rear Shock Absorber Assembled Dampers for Scale RC Car Off Road Monster (4-Pack) (Glow Yellow) HobbyPark 1/10 RC Truck Shocks 108mm Front Rear Shock Absorber Assembled Dampers for Scale RC Car...
7 JGT4016S TRW Shock Absorber CHEVROLET S TRUCK 2004-1982 REAR JGT4016S TRW Shock Absorber CHEVROLET S TRUCK 2004-1982 REAR
8 2 Pack Extended 10 inch Gas Prop Force 200N/44LB Gas Struts – Black Gas Springs/Window Lift and Lid Support/Gas Shocks for RV Bed Platform/Floor Hatch/Outdoor Bench/Cabinet/Tool Box/Truck Canopy 2 Pack Extended 10 inch Gas Prop Force 200N/44LB Gas Struts – Black Gas Springs/Window Lift and...
9 2 Pack Extended 10 inch Gas Prop Force 150N/33LB Gas Struts – Black Gas Springs/Window Lift and Lid Support/Gas Shocks for RV Bed Platform/Floor Hatch/Outdoor Bench/Cabinet/Tool Box/Truck Canopy 2 Pack Extended 10 inch Gas Prop Force 150N/33LB Gas Struts – Black Gas Springs/Window Lift and...
10 2Pack ShareGoo Aluminum Shocks Absorber Dampers Assembled Compatible with Redcat Axial SCX10 RC4WD D90 Traxxas TRX4 1/10 RC Crawler Truck ((110mm-Hole Center to Hole Center)) 2Pack ShareGoo Aluminum Shocks Absorber Dampers Assembled Compatible with Redcat Axial SCX10 RC4WD...
11 BDFHYK C16-03795 12 Inch 24 Lbs Truck Camper Shell Gas Shocks Struts Lift Support Gas Spring for Truck Cap Window Leer Topper Camper Shell Tool Box Chest C1603795 BDFHYK C16-03795 12 Inch 24 Lbs Truck Camper Shell Gas Shocks Struts Lift Support Gas Spring for...
12 2 Pcs 10 Inch 40lbs/178N Gas Strut Spring Shock for Truck Cap Tool Box Lid RV Bed Cabinet Storage Lid Camper Shell C1609322 2 Pcs 10 Inch 40lbs/178N Gas Strut Spring Shock for Truck Cap Tool Box Lid RV Bed Cabinet Storage...
13 2 Pcs 18.5 Inch 40lbs/178N Gas Strut Spring Shock for Truck Cap Camper Shell Leer Pickup Lift Supports C1620651 C16-20651 2 Pcs 18.5 Inch 40lbs/178N Gas Strut Spring Shock for Truck Cap Camper Shell Leer Pickup Lift...
14 DTA 2 Front Coil-over Shock Absorbers Compatible With John Deere Gator XUV625i, XUV825i, XUV855D, XUV825M , XUV825E, XUV855M, XUV855E. Replaces OEM# AM142426 DTA 2 Front Coil-over Shock Absorbers Compatible With John Deere Gator XUV625i, XUV825i, XUV855D,...
15 2 Pcs 12 Inch 24lbs/107N Gas Strut Spring Shock for Toolbox Lid Door Camper Shell Window Truck Cap C16-03795 C1603795 2 Pcs 12 Inch 24lbs/107N Gas Strut Spring Shock for Toolbox Lid Door Camper Shell Window Truck Cap...

Best Shocks For Trucks Reviews:

Bestseller No. 1
Rough Country 4.5-8" N3 Rear Shock Absorbers for 07-23 Chevy/GMC 1500-23158_B
  • 10 Stage Variable Valving, Military Fluid Rated To -50 Degrees C
  • Nitrogen Charged, Rubber Bushings, 36kN Tensile Strength
  • Fast Cooling 54mm Shock Body
  • Spring Loaded Piston Rod Seal. Military Spec. Fluid Rated To -40? C
  • Backed by Rough Country's Limited Lifetime Replacement Warranty.
Bestseller No. 2
ACDelco Specialty 525-21 Heavy Duty Rear Shock Absorber
  • larger body allows for increased fluid capacity and cooler running for superior performance
  • bonded iron piston and compression head provides exceptional durability
  • extra-large 1-5/8 inch piston bore and 9/16 inch piston rod diameter for excellent stability and strength
  • heavy duty arc-welded end mounts for maximum strength and greater resistance to damage
  • the super finished, chromed, piston rod provides anti-corrosion support, a more consistent wear surface, proper seal lubrication, and longer product life
Bestseller No. 3
Rough Country 2.5-5" N3 Rear Shocks for 83-11 Ford Ranger - 23210_H
  • 10 Stage Variable Valving, Military Fluid Rated To -50 Degrees C
  • Nitrogen Charged, Rubber Bushings, 36kN Tensile Strength
  • Fast Cooling 54mm Shock Body
  • Spring Loaded Piston Rod Seal. Military Spec. Fluid Rated To -40? C
  • Backed by Rough Country's Limited Lifetime Replacement Warranty.
Bestseller No. 4
Rough Country 0-3.5" N3 Rear Shocks for 09-23 Ford F-150-23209_C
  • 10 Stage Variable Valving, Military Fluid Rated To -50 Degrees C
  • Nitrogen Charged, Rubber Bushings, 36kN Tensile Strength
  • Fast Cooling 54mm Shock Body
  • Spring Loaded Piston Rod Seal. Military Spec. Fluid Rated To -40? C
  • Backed by Rough Country's Limited Lifetime Replacement Warranty.
Bestseller No. 5
2 Pack 10 inch Gas Prop Force 50N/11LB Gas Struts – White Gas Springs/Window Lift and Lid Support/Gas Shocks for RV Bed Platform/Floor Hatch/Outdoor Bench/Cabinet/Tool Box/Truck Canopy/Camper Cover
  • ★Stable Support: Lids soft open gently, angle up to 100 degrees. NOT SOFT CLOSE
  • ★Force:100N/22lbs(Per Strut), Length (From hole center to the other): 9-11/16 '', travel: 3-14/25 '', distance between ball mounts compressed; 6-1/8''
  • ★Available working temperature :-11℃~50℃/12℉-122℉, Up to 50,000 times of factory inspections, 1-Year Warranty
  • ★Manufacturer-Direct Sales: High quality, Reasonable price
  • ★If you have any problem, please don't hesitate to contact us, we'll reply within 24 hours
Bestseller No. 6
HobbyPark 1/10 RC Truck Shocks 108mm Front Rear Shock Absorber Assembled Dampers for Scale RC Car Off Road Monster (4-Pack) (Glow Yellow)
  • 【Compatible with】1/10 Scale RC Cars Monster Trucks (DO NOT Compatible with Traxxas Stampede, check the size before buying)
  • 【Type】Oil Filled Type, come with Just Little for testing purpose,for high performance, make sure you get some before installing
  • 【Material】Quality Aluminum Alloy & Plastic (the bottom),CNC machined for precision,Anodized
  • 【Size】Eye to eye:Approx 3.9" / 99mm Total length:Approx 4.25" / 108mm
  • 【Package】4 Pieces, 100% New, Genuine HobbyPark RC Products,Exquisite workmanship & Durable,Buy with Confidence,Friendly Customer Service.
Bestseller No. 7
JGT4016S TRW Shock Absorber CHEVROLET S TRUCK 2004-1982 REAR
  • TRW Shocks and Struts are intelligently engineered to restore your vehicle's original handling dynamics - while meeting the highest safety, comfort, performance, and quality standards.
  • As a brand of ZF, TRW ride control products are made with the backing of one of the world's largest original equipment (OE) shock manufacturers; each shock carries OE know-how that improves ride performance, service life and safety
  • Location: REAR: 2 Per Car; order two to complete the axle
  • For 100% Confirmed Fitment, please verify your vehicle with the 'Check Fit' option
  • Fits: CHEVROLET Blazer: 1995 - 2005 / S10: 1982 - 2004 / S10 Blazer: 1983 - 1994, GMC Jimmy: 1992 - 2001 / S15: 1982 - 1990 / S15 Jimmy: 1983 - 1991 / Sonoma: 1991 - 2004 / Syclone: 1991 / Typhoon: 1992 - 1993, Isuzu Hombre: 1996 - 2000, OLDSMOBILE Bravada: 1991 - 1994, 1996 - 2001
SaleBestseller No. 8
2 Pack Extended 10 inch Gas Prop Force 200N/44LB Gas Struts – Black Gas Springs/Window Lift and Lid Support/Gas Shocks for RV Bed Platform/Floor Hatch/Outdoor Bench/Cabinet/Tool Box/Truck Canopy
  • ★Stable Support: Our gas spring has strong stability to support the lid or lift when needed, keep the chest open with the angle up to 100 degrees when in the open position
  • ★Lids soft open gently, Ideal for supporting the lid to keep it open, NOT SOFT CLOSE
  • ★Force: Gas prop force 200 N nominal value /44lbs per strut
  • ★Length (From hole center to the other): 9-11/16 '', travel: 3-14/25 '', distance between ball mounts compressed; 6-1/8''
  • ★If you have any questions, please leave us message, we'll answer and reply within 24 hours
SaleBestseller No. 9
2 Pack Extended 10 inch Gas Prop Force 150N/33LB Gas Struts – Black Gas Springs/Window Lift and Lid Support/Gas Shocks for RV Bed Platform/Floor Hatch/Outdoor Bench/Cabinet/Tool Box/Truck Canopy
  • ★Stable Support: Our gas spring has strong stability to support the lid or lift when needed, keep the chest open with the angle up to 100 degrees when in the open position
  • ★Lids soft open gently, Ideal for supporting the lid to keep it open, NOT SOFT CLOSE
  • ★Force: Gas prop force 150 N nominal value /33lbs per strut
  • ★Length (From hole center to the other): 9-11/16 '', travel: 3-14/25 '', distance between ball mounts compressed; 6-1/8''
  • ★If you have any questions, please leave us message, we'll answer and reply within 24 hours
Bestseller No. 10
2Pack ShareGoo Aluminum Shocks Absorber Dampers Assembled Compatible with Redcat Axial SCX10 RC4WD D90 Traxxas TRX4 1/10 RC Crawler Truck ((110mm-Hole Center to Hole Center))
  • The rc shocks compatible with HSP HPI Redcat Axial SCX10 D90 Traxxas TRX-4 90046 1/10 RC crawler car.
  • Made of high quality aluminium alloy,CNC Machined,durable in use.
  • Hole center to hole center :90mm/100mm/110mm(Optional)
  • Total 2Pcs,it will reduce vibration greatly and improve stability as the RC car runs.
  • Note:These shocks absorber come without pre oiled,so make sure fill shock oil before use it.
Bestseller No. 11
BDFHYK C16-03795 12 Inch 24 Lbs Truck Camper Shell Gas Shocks Struts Lift Support Gas Spring for Truck Cap Window Leer Topper Camper Shell Tool Box Chest C1603795
  • 【Basic Info】The The lift supports are universal and used for Leer ARE ATC Tacoma Camper Shell Topper RV or DIY box. It's 12 inches from side to side. Each strut can support 24 Lbs weight. Please don't compress it with your hand. It has 12+6 months warranty for any quality problem as well as life-time customer service.
  • 【Measure First】We recommend that measure weight and length before purchasing. It will be more convenient for your shopping experience. The lift support can be used for DIY, RV, or camper shell. Please check OE number: C16-03795, C1603795. Please notice that 24 Lbs/12in gas shocks don't furnished with ball studs.
  • 【Easy-use】BDFHYK gas struts are very easy to install. You can install it only with a flat screwdriver and finish this problem in 5 minutes. We prepared online instructions for your reference anytime and anywhere. It's also very convenient after installed and almost like your original one. It's very soft during use.
  • 【Good Quality】It has been tested above 5000 time when our researchers design this products. Every product needs to be check many times before packing. We do our best to make sure there are no problems like noise, stiffness and other common problems. We also offer 12+6 months warranty service for replacing a new one if you meet any quality problem during use. Please contact and trust us. We will offer you a satisfactory experience.
  • 【About BDFHYK】A professional auto parts manufacturer with mature industry lines. We have our own factory and professional developer. It's been more than 10 years that we serve different customers from different area. We do our best to hear from customers and update our products. Choose BDFHYK, Choose good service.
Bestseller No. 12
2 Pcs 10 Inch 40lbs/178N Gas Strut Spring Shock for Truck Cap Tool Box Lid RV Bed Cabinet Storage Lid Camper Shell C1609322
  • 🟢【 Dimension 】Extended Length (Center-to-Center): 10.00 In , Compressed Length: 6.6 In
  • 🟢【 Force/Pressure 】 40 Pounds Per Strut. Suitable support weight is from 30 pounds to 44 pounds for 2 STRUTS, Super strong!!
  • 🟢【 Interchange Part Number 】10379, C16-09322, C1609322, C16-09322, C1620553, C16-20553, C1618233, C16-18233
  • 🟢【 Application 】Suitable to use on cabinets lid or door, weatherguard toolbox lid, tonneau cover, travel trailer ramp.
  • 🟢【 Satisfaction Service 】1 YEAR 100% SATISFACTORY WARRANTY, if unfortunately our gas strut did not work well ,please kindly contact us.
Bestseller No. 13
2 Pcs 18.5 Inch 40lbs/178N Gas Strut Spring Shock for Truck Cap Camper Shell Leer Pickup Lift Supports C1620651 C16-20651
  • 🟢【 Dimension 】Extended Length (Center-to-Center): 18.5 In , Compressed Length: 10.7 In
  • 🟢【 Force/Pressure 】 40 Pounds Per Strut. Suitable support weight is from 30 pounds to 44 pounds for 2 STRUTS, Super strong!!
  • 🟢【 Interchange Part Number 】C1620651 C16-20651 SE187P40 25248 68272 SE187P40S10
  • 🟢【 Application 】Suitable to use on leer camper rear window, leer cap.
  • 🟢【 Satisfaction Service 】1 YEAR 100% SATISFACTORY WARRANTY, if unfortunately our gas strut did not work well ,please kindly contact us.
Bestseller No. 14
DTA 2 Front Coil-over Shock Absorbers Compatible With John Deere Gator XUV625i, XUV825i, XUV855D, XUV825M , XUV825E, XUV855M, XUV855E. Replaces OEM# AM142426
  • 2 Front Coil-Over Shock Absorbers, Left and Right, Compatible With
  • 2011-2017 Gator XUV625i
  • 2011-2017 Gator XUV825i
  • 2011-2017 Gator XUV855D
  • 2018-2021 Gator XUV825M
Bestseller No. 15
2 Pcs 12 Inch 24lbs/107N Gas Strut Spring Shock for Toolbox Lid Door Camper Shell Window Truck Cap C16-03795 C1603795
  • 🟢【 Dimension 】Extended Length (Center-to-Center): 12.2 In , Compressed Length: 7.5 In
  • 🟢【 Force/Pressure 】 24 Pounds Per Strut. Suitable support weight is from 18 pounds to 26 pounds for 2 STRUTS.
  • 🟢【 Interchange Part Number 】C16-03795 C1603795
  • 🟢【 Application 】Suitable to use on ARE snugtop canopy leer camper shell window weather-guard tool box topper window.
  • 🟢【 Satisfaction Service 】1 YEAR 100% SATISFACTORY WARRANTY, if unfortunately our gas strut did not work well ,please kindly contact us.

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How to find the best shocks for trucks?

Here, we’ll be going over a number of factors that you can use to ensure that you’re purchasing the best shocks for trucks for you.

Regardless of which type of item you’re looking to buy, chances are that there are existing buying guides on the internet, all of which aim to give you good shocks for trucks recommendations.

Despite these recommendations, however, it’s always a good idea to do your own research. In addition to this research, asking yourself the following questions is also super helpful:

  • What features does the shocks for trucks need to have to be perfect for my needs?
  • What is my budget?
  • Do I need to purchase a certain brand?

Once you’ve answered these questions and have a good idea of what you’re looking for and the buying process becomes much easier. Keep in mind that when looking for the best product, there’s no need to rush. In fact, very rarely are the ideal products found by choosing the first one you see or by basing your decisions on only one factor. Take your time and enjoy the process!

Now, with the answers to the previous questions in mind, we urge you to use our upcoming buying guide for shocks for trucks to find what you’re looking for:

Brand

In some cases, the brand of shocks for trucks is very important. For example, if you’re looking for an item that works in tandem with another, you might very well need both products to be the same brand. If this is the case, it’s vital to pay attention to this factor, as choosing the wrong product can mean the difference between wasting your money and buying a great product that functions as it should.

Features

The features in any given shocks for trucks are important because they can dictate which version of an item you need and how much money you need to spend. Consider all the key features that you want your item to have and don’t settle for anything that doesn’t check at least ¾ of your boxes.

Reviews

Customer reviews about shocks for trucks are crucial – especially when you’re buying a product that costs a lot of money or serves a big importance. Luckily, most products can be found online, which means that it’s common for there to be scores of customer reviews from those who have already purchased any given product.

Pay attention to these reviews. Take note of the pros and cons that they mention, and factor these into your big decision. In some cases, you’ll be forced to sacrifice one con in order to gain a particular pro, but being aware of the potential con is going to be beneficial in either case.

Quality

Of course, quality is key. You don’t want to purchase a low-quality product. If you do, you run the risk of your item breaking, not working properly, or otherwise proving to be very disappointing, as well as a waste of money.

You can compare shocks for trucks quality by researching what your potential purchases are made from, contrasting the individual items against each other to discern which one is made of the best materials.

Warranty

Warranty isn’t always going to be important, but it definitely can be. This is especially true if the item in question is tech-related or expensive. A good warranty will be valid for an extended time after purchase and cover a variety of problems ranging from item defects to random accidents, water damage, and other miscellaneous events that could ruin your product.

Conclusion

The quest to find the best shocks for trucks can be daunting – but it doesn’t have to be. It can be made much easier by asking yourself a few simple questions and then thinking critically about the items you want to buy. Consider their features, quality, brand, warranty, and customer reviews and you’re more likely to make a great purchase.