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Shocks & Springs

Unleash the full potential of your Kawasaki Ridge by installing these performance-driven shocks & springs that will help you experience good ride quality as you tackle challenging terrain. Our extensive selection features premium aftermarket options to enhance handling, stability, and ground clearance. Whether you crave plush comfort for cruising or aggressive performance for conquering trails, we have the perfect setup to transform your off-road adventures. Select from leading brands, adjustable options, complete lift kits, and other affordable suspension parts and accessories to customize your Kawasaki Ridge suspension and elevate your riding experience. Stop those bumpy rides now!

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Factors To Consider When Shopping For Kawasaki Ridge Shocks & Springs

Understanding Your Needs

The first step is identifying your riding style and intended use for your Kawasaki Ridge. Do you prioritize comfortable cruising on smooth trails or crave aggressive performance on challenging terrain? Answering this question will guide your selection towards comfort-oriented shocks with softer spring rates or performance-focused options with stiffer springs for better handling.

Matching Your Riding Style

What kind of rider are you? Your riding style will help you to choose a suitable shock and spring.

If you’re a comfort-focused rider, opt for plush shocks with linear spring rates, prioritizing smooth absorption of bumps and dips. Consider adjustable damping features for fine-tuning the ride based on load and terrain. On the other hand, if you’re a performance-oriented rider, look for performance shocks with progressive spring rates that offer initial softness for comfort and stiffen up under hard impacts for better control. External reservoirs can provide additional cooling for demanding rides.

Considering Weight & Load

The weight you typically carry, including passengers and cargo, significantly impacts shock performance. Choose shocks with appropriate spring rates to handle the weight without bottoming out or compromising handling. Upgraded springs might be necessary for heavier loads.

Lift Kits & Compatibility

If you plan on installing a lift kit for increased ground clearance, ensure the chosen shocks are compatible with the lift height. Additionally, consider the wheel travel of the shocks to maintain proper suspension articulation.

Brand & Adjustability

Invest in high-quality shocks and springs from reputable brands known for their performance and durability. Look for brands offering warranties and readily available replacement parts for future maintenance.Aftermarket shocks offer adjustable features like preload, compression, and rebound damping. These allow you to fine-tune the suspension for your riding style and terrain conditions.

Considering Your Budget

Replacement shocks and springs range in price depending on features, adjustability, and brand. Determine your budget beforehand and choose the best value option that aligns with your needs and preferences.

Type Of Shocks & Springs

Coilover Shocks: These combine the spring and damper into a single unit, offering adjustable ride height and damping control. It’s a popular choice for performance-oriented riders.

Bypass Shocks: Designed for aggressive off-road riding, these shocks feature separate chambers for oil and gas, allowing for fine-tuned control over high and low-speed damping.

Reservoir Shocks: These shocks have an external reservoir that increases oil capacity, improving cooling and performance under demanding conditions. Ideal for hardcore off-road enthusiasts.


Linear Springs: Offer a consistent spring rate throughout their compression, providing predictable handling and responsiveness. Ideal for performance-oriented riders.

Progressive Springs: These springs have a softer initial rate that stiffens progressively during compression, offering a plush ride over small bumps while providing increased support for heavier loads. Great for comfort-oriented riders and those who carry passengers or cargo frequently