Convert Your Air Suspension To A Coil Spring Suspension. End Your Air Suspension Problems Forever...
Strutmasters 1995-2001 Ford Explorer Air Shock To Coil Spring Shock Conversion Kit is the perfect solution to your air suspension problems. Designed to be very affordable, you can convert your air suspension to use standard shocks/struts and coil springs for less than the price of replacing one air strut.
This Conversion Kit Fits
1995 Ford Explorer, 1996 Ford Explorer, 1997 Ford Explorer, 1998 Ford Explorer, 1999 Ford Explorer, 2000 Ford Explorer, 2001 Ford Explorer
- Fits All 1995-2001 Ford Explorers With Air Suspension
- Year: 1995-2001
- Make: Ford
- Model: Explorer
- Manufacturer: Strutmasters
- Product Type: 4 Wheel Conversion Kit
Air Suspension Conversion Kit Includes
These are the components and materials you can expect to find shipped with your new purchase.
- 2 Front Shock
- 2 Rear Coil Over Shocks
- All Necessary Hardware
- Detailed Instructions
All of our products have shipping options available to guarantee you get your part in a timely and affordable manner.
- Next Business Day: Delivery typically by 10:30 a.m.
- 2 Business Days: Delivery typically by end of day
- 1-5 Business Days: Delivery based on distance to destination
Manufactured, Packaged and
Shipped in North Carolina, USA
All of our conversion kits are manufactured, packaged and shipped from our warehouse right here in Roxoboro, NC, USA. We believe in providing the highest quality parts, such as premium springs, to ensure our customers only need to buy the right product once.
Features & Benefits
Strutmasters Conversion Kits Save Money, Time and Headaches
1995-2001 Ford Explorer 4 Wheel Air Suspension Conversion Kit is the perfect solution to your air suspension problems. Designed to be very affordable, you can convert your air suspension to use standard.
Our Conversion Kits are built to improve the performance and stability of your ride. Converting to a non-air suspension system gives you a more reliable ride.
Our kits don't require any major modifications to your vehicle to install.
Only Strutmasters offers premium springs on our conversion kits. Notice the difference with a better, smoother ride!
All of our kits come with easy to install instructions so you or your mechanic can get your car up and running faster than ever.
Why Choose Strutmasters Instead Of Those Other Guys
Simply put, a Strutmasters air to non-air suspension conversion kit saves our customers time, frustration, and money. As The Suspension Experts, we know that the assorted parts that make up the original air suspension system on the 95-01 Ford Explorer must always function in sync. When one part stops working, the system needs repair. Constant trips to the Ford dealership takes its toll on your wallet. We created an affordable and high-quality solution to this inconvenient scenario. The suspension conversion kit, made in the USA, includes two coilover load-adjusting shocks and two standard shocks for the Explorer. The parts are so reliable, we stand behind them with a Limited Lifetime Warranty. Enthusiasts appreciate that the kit is installed in as little as one hour per wheel, with no further vehicle modifications needed. The suspension warning light on the dashboard usually turns off after about thirty minutes, too. Detailed installation instructions with pictures and helpful support information ensure a smooth repair process. The high quality of the kit is not the only draw; our legendary customer service is evident from the beginning of your purchase experience, to well after your repair is complete. Call or chat with one of our ASE certified technicians anytime. Watch our installation videos, which are available to view online. Read the positive customer reviews of our products to get firsthand feedback about each kit we sell.
How Do I know If My Explorer Air Suspension is failing?
Proper diagnosis of a failed or leaking air suspension system is critical to avoid suspension total failure in the 1995-2001 Ford Explorer 4WD. There are common signs to look for that will help to identify when the air suspension system is going bad. The most noticeable is a sudden uneven height difference between different sides of the Explorer. If the driver or passenger notices a turbulent ride or a diminished ride quality, then a bad suspension is likely. If the Explorer is generally not meeting and maintaining its proper ride height, a suspension repair may be needed. One obvious red flag indicator is an illuminated suspension warning message on the instrument panel. Any issue with the Explorer’s auto-leveling suspension needs to be fixed in a timely manner.
How does this part compare to OEM parts and other competitive solutions?
Less Than Dealer
1995-2001 Ford Explorer OEM Replacement Parts:+ Front Air Shocks ($350/air shock)
+ Rear Electric Shocks ($170/shock)
+ Compressor Assembly ($690)
= Over $1,700 (and that doesn’t even include replacing electronic components that are known to fail such as the height sensors).
After Market Replacement Parts:+ Front and Rear Electronic/Air Shocks ($490)
+ Compressor/Dryer Assembly ($180)
= Over $1,000 (but that doesn’t include replacing electronic components that are known to fail such as the height sensors).
Strutmasters Conversion Kit:+ (2) standard shocks
+ (2) coil-over load-adjusting shocks
+ Detailed installation instructions
+ Over-the-phone technical support
+ Limited Lifetime Warranty =
This kit will save you over $1,400 and a lifetime of headaches!
Our Price: $327.00!
Suspension Components List
The 1995-2001 Ford Explorer is built with the following suspension components:
1995-2001 Ford Explorer Air/Electronic Shocks (x4) – the air shocks are pumped up automatically to keep the vehicle level and to assist with the ride quality. These shocks contain a rubber bladder which is notorious for dry rotting, causing leaks in the shocks which inevitably leads to multiple failures in the air system.
1995-2001 Ford Explorer Shock Absorbers (x4) - has metal tubing filled with gas-charged hydraulic fluid that is connected to the wheel of a vehicle in order to reduce the effects of vertical travel on a rough surface which controls the bounciness, and therefore comfort, of a vehicle.
1995-2001 Ford Explorer Leaf Spring Packs (x2) - elongated steel beams that control the height and bear the weight of the rear of the vehicle.
1995-2001 Ford Explorer Torsion Bar- Adjustable horizontal bar on the front of the vehicle that holds the vehicle off the ground.
1995-2001 Ford Explorer Height Sensors (x2) - a linkage located near each wheel of a vehicle with any electronic suspension that, either mechanically or electronically, constantly measures the height of the vehicle, and reports this information back to the control module so that the computer can identify if changes in height need to be adjusted accordingly. The ride height sensor is a moving part, and like all moving parts, they will eventually wear out.
1995-2001 Ford Explorer Air Lines- tubes that run from a compressor to the air which carry pressurized air to the air bags in order to adjust the height of the vehicle, respectively.
1995-2001 Ford Explorer Compressor Assembly- creates/sends pressurized to active suspension components. When the air suspension starts leaking, the compressor/pump starts working harder to try to keep the system inflated. By the time air suspension leaks down completely, sitting the vehicle on its tires, the compressor will either have failed or be well on its way to full failure. Buying replacement struts and taking the time to install them only to find out the compressor still needs to be replaced can be very frustrating, time-consuming, and expensive.
1995-2001 Ford Explorer Dryer- prevents moisture build-up inside of air suspension parts.
1995-2001 Ford Explorer Suspension Control Module- a computer which is responsible for the operations of the air suspension system and maintaining the vehicle’s correct ride height.
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Real Customers, Real Reviews
Read reviews from people just like you looking for the perfect solution for their suspension needs.
THANK YOU for saving me from another folly of Ford Engineering!!! I have a 2001 Ford Explorer with rear air suspension that was very worn out after 160,000 km and was faced with a significant replacement cost from Ford. I installed the Strutmasters replacement shock kit on the vehicle and easily found the ARCM to disable the ‘check susp’ light on the instrument panel. The vehicle rides nice and firm now. Many thanks again!!
My names is James from Parkersburg, West Virginia, I drive an Explorer with an air ride system, 1998. Had several problems with air ride, changed over to strut system offered by Strutmasters. Very happy and pleased with how it rides now. Don’t have to put up with indicator light coming on all the time and the ride is much improved. I would recommend it to anyone who has that problem to make the conversion. The friend of mine who did the conversion for me it took about 2 hours of work instead of 4 so we were happy with the whole process. I thank you and look forward to doing business with you again.
“Hi Angelo. Everything was great. I run a small automotive shop and my costomer was really happy. Thanks.
Juan José Recavarren”
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