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MSRP: $250.00
Average Price: $125.26
Manufacturer: Skyjacker
Recommended?
Yes: 41 / No: 3

All four of your vehicle’s wheels—lifted or stock—could use the sky-high handling and smoothness of Skyjacker Nitro 8000 Shocks. They’re highly-charged with 150psi of nitrogen gas for a smooth, consistent ride that adjusts to road conditions.

Skyjacker Nitro 8000 Shocks boast multi-stage velocity-sensitive valving that changes shock performance to speed and road conditions. Further fortifying Skyjacker Shocks’ strength and smoothness is their twin tube construction, along with heavy-duty 14mm rods.

Skyjacker Nitro 8000 Shocks come in front and rear sets, as well as sizes that accommodate most any level of lifting. Long-lasting red polyurethane bushings and boots are included with every shock. And, all you have to do to get the right shocks is select your vehicle above. What’s even better, your Skyjacker Nitro 8000 Shocks carry a Lifetime Warranty.

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Saul32

Registered User
Saul32's Reviews
02-25-2014, 12:39 AM
Price: $130.00
Pros: Super cushion
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Not complaints at all. Had the rustys shocks that came w my 6" lift kit but wanted a smoother ride. The skyjacker Nitros did the trick.


jaggjr23
Registered User
jaggjr23's Reviews
12-10-2013, 09:48 PM
Price: $20.00
Pros: Work great
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: The shocks the awesome and were really easy to install. They ride nice and smooth.


Dluenz

Registered User
Dluenz's Reviews
05-31-2012, 11:27 AM
Price: $300.00
Pros: Great shocks, Ive really beat the crap out of them and everything holding up well. They look good
Cons: Harsh ride (but what do you expect)
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I had cheap shocks on before so I put these on with my lift and they are great. The jeep hopps around like a sports car. Ive really beat these shocks and nothing has broken or lost pressure.


AWK
Registered User
AWK's Reviews

04-03-2012, 07:18 AM
Price: $160.00
Pros: Nice looking Improved ride
Cons: 1 in and 3/8 shorted than OEM shock. Boots for front shocks came a few inches short One of the mounts did not fit and had to be altered.
Recommended? No

Comments: Good price from 4WD. BUT, they would hear my issues and said I need to return them... But then they say I can return shocks that have been installed!
The front shocks are 1 3/8 inch shorter than the OEM shock. SkyJacker confirmed this after several e-mails. The front shocks I received from 4WD the boot was to short to fit. Took several e-mails to Skyjacker and then they would only respond after I posted issues directly to Facebook.

I like the shocks I guess, ride is OK. But because of the lack of responding from both 4wd AND Skyjacker, I will go elsewhere next time.

AWK


hfa8592
Registered User
hfa8592's Reviews

12-28-2011, 05:19 PM
Price: $40.00
Pros: At $40 per corner, Great value, noticeable ride improvement over the old pro-comps that were on my YJ.
Cons: None so far
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Have not wheeled with these yet but on road they definitely make the ride less bouncy than before. I like them so far and what a smoking price at 4wheelparts.


noise_maker

Registered User
noise_maker's Reviews
10-21-2011, 11:44 PM
Price: $105.00
Pros: Cheep and depends well without being overly stiff
Cons: Some what stiff and limited up lift dampening
Recommended? Yes

Comments: works good and allot of bang for your buck


skateslabel
Registered User
skateslabel's Reviews
10-16-2011, 01:06 AM
Price: $40.00
Pros: Affordable
Cons: Somewhat stiff ride
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Great shocks for the price and give a you a great ride off road, but they can be a bit harsh whist in town. Overall great.


HuskerNationRR
Registered User
HuskerNationRR's Reviews
03-24-2011, 07:09 PM
Price: $160.00
Pros: Love the ride quality. Definitely better than OEM by far lol.
Cons: Wish I would have known to use the original sleeves do to rattling lol.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: My ride quality before was bouncy. It I could feel every bump to a "T". I went online and bought these shocks, and other than the rattling noise do to not doing more research, Its a smooth ride. Might as well have a Cadillac badge. Almost too smooth to be called a Jeep


johncsmith711
Registered User
johncsmith711's Reviews
03-03-2011, 11:43 PM
Price: $30.00
Pros: price
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Seem to work good for me!


Cassafrass

Registered User
Cassafrass's Reviews
10-17-2010, 07:26 PM
Price: $400.00
Pros: Really nice so far
Cons: Rust on the outside of the shock
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Also came installed on the truck. Dont really like the looks of them but I guess thats not really what theyr there for. Havent had any problems so far though


willydigger

Registered User
willydigger's Reviews

10-14-2010, 09:25 AM
Price: $43.00
Pros: Firm Ride
Cons: Made in Mexico
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Replaced a set of 5 year old Rusty's hydro shocks. I added rear upper BPE's so I ordered the stock length shock. Installation took 30 minutes. I opted to leave off the boot and stickers.

The ride is superb. Firm, but not rigid. I don't bottom out going over speed humps. I plan to replace the fronts with Nitro's.

The only down side is made in Mexico. The Rusty's shocks were made in the US.


AJ in Japan
Jeeps and Bikes - Yea!
AJ in Japan's Reviews
10-12-2010, 12:09 AM
Price: $40.00
Pros: better off road
Cons: a little stiff on the street
Recommended? Yes

Comments: worth the fair price. Haven't really worked them hard yet but will soon.


Just_Jking

Registered User
Just_Jking's Reviews
09-20-2010, 11:46 AM
Price: $516.00
Pros: seems to be pretty sturdy and have a great recovery rate
Cons: none of now
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Ive got the gas shocks because they were a upgrade with my lift and seemed after doing alot of research people favor the gas shocks i seem to like them so far


GFoster

Registered User
GFoster's Reviews
07-26-2010, 07:41 PM
Price: $156.94
Pros: Nice Ride, on and off road.
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Easy install, and rides like a dream.. both on and off road.


Nielubie
Member
Nielubie's Reviews
05-24-2010, 08:54 PM
Price: $45.00
Pros: Excellent product, smoother ride on bumpy roads, increased stability as well.
Cons: Only RED boots are offered, cosmetic issue only.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Excellent shocks, increased stability and handling at higher speeds and bumpy roads. Well worth the money.


DeMorat
Registered User
DeMorat's Reviews
08-28-2009, 04:20 PM
Price: $250.00
Pros: .
Cons: wish they weren't bright red... but otherwise happy
Recommended? Yes

Comments: .


ManteVr4
Registered User
ManteVr4's Reviews
06-25-2009, 08:16 AM
Price: $49.00
Pros: more stable over stock overland shocks
Cons: have to replace the rears once every two years
Recommended? Yes

Comments: more stable over stock overland shocks, have to replace the rears once every two years


jeepin4u
Registered User
jeepin4u's Reviews
05-29-2009, 10:21 PM
Price: $350.00
Pros: good on and off
Cons: little stiff
Recommended? Yes

Comments: great for the price and nitro charged


Natehal89

Registered User
Natehal89's Reviews

03-23-2009, 01:58 AM
Skyjacker Skyjacker Nitro 8000
Price: $42.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: So far, So good. Much better ride since i put the new shocks on. I havent tried off-roading yet though.


cowboy63b
Registered User
cowboy63b's Reviews

03-11-2009, 05:30 PM
Skyjacker Skyjacker Nitro 8000
Price: $50.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: when i did my BB, i held out for good shocks and this is what i got, my only suggestion would be to reuse your old upper shock bushings because the new poly jobs are to small and will pull through the hole and cut into basically circles.


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