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Polaris Gas Ski Suspension Shock. Fits many 04-06 models. See detailed description.

Part #: 08-163

List Price: $96.99

Our Price: $82.99

08-163 - Polaris Gas Ski Suspension Shock. Fits many 04-06 models. See detailed description.

Replacement Shock for Polaris Snowmobiles. Not OEM. Application:

05-06 Indy 500

05-06 Indy 500 Classic

00-02 Indy 500 XC

05-06 Indy 550 Classic

05-06 Polaris Indy 600 Classic

03 600 Classic Touring

04-06 600 Edge Touring

01 600 Edge X Indy

02-04 Polaris Indy 700 Classic

03 700 Classic Touring

04 700 Edge Touring

04 Polaris Indy 800 Classic

04 800 Edge Touring

05-06 Indy Super Sport

05-06 Trail Touring

05-06 Polaris Trail Touring Deluxe

One very important point about shock absorbers is that shock absorbers do not support the Snowmobile or ATV weight. Instead, the primary purpose of the shock absorber is to dampen spring and suspensions movement. If your snowmobile or ATV is sagging the problem isn't the shock but the suspension spring(s).

Standard hydraulic shock absorbers use air and oil to cushion the stroke of the shock absorber. A gas shock replaces the air in the shock with pressurized nitrogen gas. The nitrogen in the gas shock keeps it cooler than a hydraulic shock. Also when a hydraulic shock is used on a rough surface (ie: washboard) the hydraulic oil foams or forms bubbles thus reducing it effectiveness. The nitrogen in gas shock absorbers helps to eliminate the potential for the oil to foam.

An additional benefit of a gas shock absorber is that it creates a mild boost in spring rate to your ATV or Snowmobile. This does not mean that a gas charged shock would raise the vehicle up to correct ride height if the springs were sagging.

OEM Replacement This part is aftermarket equipment designed to replace the original manufacturer's part numbers specified here. It is manufactured using high-quality materials, to the same specifications as the original part. Polaris 7041932, Polaris 7041918, Polaris 7041795, Kimpex 08-163
Shock Bottom Eye Diameter 10 mm
Shock Length Closed 11"
Shock Length Open 16-3/8"
Shock Top Eye Diameter 10 mm
Shock Type Gas