Users' questions

Are KYB Excel-G any good?

Are KYB Excel-G any good?

The KYB Excel-G gas shocks are excellent on the Honda Odyssey, controlling bounce over street imperfections and those Speed bumps that can test your suspension when you go over them a bit to fast. ( That’s when I realized my old shocks were not doing there job).

How long do KYB Excel-G last?

The only dig on KYB shocks is that they only last 7-9 years on average. While this is the typical lifespan for shocks, higher-end brands can last even longer.

Is KYB a good shock absorber?

KYB might just be one of the best-known suspension brands out there. Made and manufactured in Japan, their shocks come standard on almost one in four vehicles – straight from the assembly line and across the globe. But that is just one reason why KYB is a leader in the performance parts industry.

Does Toyota use KYB?

Toyota Collector I’m positive KYB IS the OEM brand (not sure about GR2’s though). Yep, but they are made to Toyota specs so the replacements could be tuned differently.

What is the difference between the KYB Gr-2 and the Excel-G?

What is the difference between the KYB GR-2 and the Excel-G products? We apologize that this is a bit confusing. Both products are identical, except for the product name and paint color. KYB sells products throughout the world. Some part numbers fit vehicles from various countries that share the same chassis platform but, have different nameplates.

Which is the best KYB Excel G twin tube?

The KYB Excel-G is a nitrogen gas-charged, twin-tube design that includes every quality component that our global OEM products include and it is the preferred choice by professional technicians.

Is the Excel G struts made by KYB?

KYB is a world leading supplier of shocks and struts to new vehicle manufacturers and the Excel-G is made on the very same KYB OE assembly lines, uses the same OE quality components and is calibrated to restore original, designed performance, not change it. That has earned Excel-G the classification: OEA (Original Equipment for the Aftermarket).

What’s the difference between Monroe struts and Excel G Shocks?

The Excel-G shocks (the alternative to Monroe’s Quick-Strut), which are designed to restore OE performance, and Gas-a-Just (compared to Monroe’s OESpectrum shocks) monotube struts to deliver a firmer ride with more control than twin-tube designs. Meanwhile, the latter are for drivers who like to take it to the limit.