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Single Adjustable Front Coil-Over Shock
1978-1988 GM G-Body - Spring Sold Separately


Part Number: S5265


GM G-Body Vehicles
1978-1987 Buick Regal / Grand National
1978-1987 El Camino
1978-1983 Malibu
1978-1988 Monte Carlo
1981-1988 Olds Cutlass
1982-1986 Pontiac Bonneville
1978-1987 Pontiac Grand Prix

Requires Minor Bending of the Chassis Spring Centering Tabs


Front Single Adjustable Coil-Over Shock

Coil-Over Benefits

• Compact & lightweight
• Allows adjustments to ride height
• Vehicle can be lowered up to 2″
• Wide range of spring rates available

Drag Racing
Softening extension allows for more weight transfer
Stiffening extension reduces reaction times

Performance Street / Road Racing
Stiffening extension reduces body roll
Enhances handling & cornering characteristics

Rotating Knobs Clockwise Stiffens Valving

Dimension A

14.125″ Extended / 10.750″ Compressed


• Lightweight aluminum body
• 10 extension settings
• Provides a wide range of control
• Easily accessible external adjustment knob
• Allows quick changes for varying conditions
• Custom valving available upon request
• Ability to be rebuilt or revalved

Upper & Lower Spherical Bearings
• Top stud and bottom T-bar allowed to pivot during shock travel
• Eliminates binding common with rubber bushings
• Ensures smooth and consistent operation


– Upper & lower spring seats
– Lower seat jam nut
– Upper stud with integral spherical bearing
– Lower spherical ball bearing
– Mounting hardware

Spring – Sold Separately

10″ x 2.5″ ID spring
350 lbs

Consult your chassis builder for their suggestion

Related Components

Double adjustable…… S5065

10″ 350 lbs……………………… SP10350

Spring seat bearing kit…….. S1409
Adjuster wrench………………. S1413



GM Single Adjustable Coil-Over Front Shock (Spring sold separately)

Additional information

Weight 7.00 lbs