Home' Australian Automotive Aftermarket Magazine : Australian Auto Aftermarket E-zine December Contents Headed by renowned performance tuner Rob
Herrod, this proactive Melbourne-based company
has been engineering and developing super-high
performance cars for the past 37 years.
Specialising in Ford models, it is this workshop
that many Blue Oval motoring enthusiasts seek out
to further improve many of the highest performance
models released by Ford and Ford Performance
Vehicles (FPV) each year.
In seeking to enhance the popular FG G6E
Turbo model, Herrod was seeking a premium quality
short body shock absorber to both improve the car's
handling and to ensure low slung good looks without
having any adverse effect on the car's driveability.
He found the answer in Monroe GT Sport shock
absorbers, twinned with his own specification King
"I couldn't believe how perfect the Monroe GT
Sport shock absorbers were for this high end, high
performance model," Mr Herrod said.
"The handling has improved and the ride is also
"These locally engineered and manufactured
Monroe GT Sport shock absorbers represent
excellent value for money.
"We know this because we use several of the
world's premium quality and most expensive shock
absorbers in this line of work."
Mr Herrod noted that customers trust Herrod
Motorsport to enhance their cars while ensuring
total quality and reliability.
"I have no hesitation in recommending Monroe
GT Sport, as this is a quality product that does the
job well," he said.
"We will be fitting them to every Ford FG Falcon
that a customer is seeking to gain the best lowered
good looks along with optimum handling."
Monroe GT Sport is the application of Monroe's
premier ride control product design, technology and
manufacturing combined with the knowledge,
experience and total quality of King Springs
This combination brings the aftermarket an
unrivalled quality option for lowered suspension
applications for popular Australian makes and
The shock absorber has already proven to be a
hit with motorists nationwide seeking to lower their
cars without reducing driveability and high
Key features of the Monroe GT Sport product
include sports performance tuning and design,
increased compression travel, superior damping
control with minimal suspension hardness,
specifically designed compression bumper rubbers
and improved suspension reaction time resulting in
precise damping control.
MONROE GT SPORT TRUSTED BY THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS
Monroe GT Sport, the Australian made short body shock absorber that has proven to be a hit with motorists nationwide, has also met
the exacting requirements of Herrod Motorsport, one of Australia's leading high performance tuning workshops.
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professional racer market where racers regularly
change filters and/or cut open filters to inspect for
foreign materials, enabling them to keep an eye on
internal engine wear before or after each race
The filters have also proven popular
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the filters are easily dismantled and reassembled.
The body and end cap is machined from billet
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The stainless filter cartridge also has superior
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Each filter cartridge is fitted with a super
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AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET MAGAZINE DECEMBER 2012 79
A Monroe GT Sport short body shock absorber fitted to a
Herrod Motorsport tuned Ford FG F6E Turbo with Herrod
Motorsport customised King Springs.
Herrod Motorsports principal and founder Rob Herrod
has been performance tuning cars for 37 years and
now recommends fitting the GT Sport short body
shocks to FG Falcons.
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