Nitro Vs. Hydro Shocks – Whats Best For My Ride?

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If you are in need of new shocks or want to update you existing shocks, you have a couple different options. You can either choose nitro shocks or hydro shocks. Both types of shocks can be used on your vehicle and offer different results. If you are trying to decide which type is best, there are a few things to consider.

Nitrogen Shocks

Most people have a budget to stick to when they purchase new parts for their vehicles. If you are on a budget, you need to know which shocks are more affordable or a better value. Nitro shocks tend to be more expensive but offer a better ride for the money. They also tend to last longer than hydraulic shocks.

Hydrogen Shocks

Hydrogen shocks are a little cheaper than nitro shocks and are easier to install and maintain. They tend to offer a more flexible ride¬†but they can unfortunately give out easily. Once they start to fail they usually don’t last very long.

When it comes to choosing the right shocks for your vehicle, it really comes do to personal opinion. So you want a more affordable shock with a rugged ride or a smoother ride for a more expensive price. Compare the prices and performance of both types of shocks and choose the one that is best for you.