Gabriel Guardian | Shock Absorber

SKU GA81076

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Aftermarket-engineered for an OE like performance, Gabriel® Guardian™ shock absorbers provide high-quality performance at an affordable price while providing superior response and consistent control. And like all Gabriel shocks and struts, Guardian shocks feature a super-finished chrome piston rod for superior corrosion resistance and a leak-proof piston seal.hich extends product life.

Product Specs for Gabriel 81076

  • Manufacturers Part Number:81076
  • Performance:Good
  • UPC: 43645560409
  • MPN: 81076
  • Boot Included: No
  • California Proposition 65: Warning: Cancer & Reproductive Harm
  • Collapsed Length (in): 9.44
  • Extended Length (in): 14.2
  • Gas Charged: Yes
  • Installation Hardware Included: Yes
  • Strut Mounting Type (Lower): Two Bolt Bar
  • Strut Mounting Type (Upper): Two Bolt Bar
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Gabriel 81076 Details

Gabriel Guardian shock absorbers deliver new car like performance at a value price. The Guardian’s 9-stage valving is tuned specifically for your vehicle’s application and a high-pressure nitrogen gas charge resists compression and aids in rebounding to keep your tires in constant contact with the road.

Gabriel Guardian Shock Features

  • Provides high-quality comfort and stable performance under all operating conditions
  • Engineered to meet or exceed OE specifications
  • Leak-proof piston seal which extends product life
  • Nitrogen gas charged for superior response and consistent control
  • Drawn-Over-Mandrel (D.O.M.) Tubing reduces internal wear for longer product life
  • Super-finished chromed piston rod to inhibit corrosion and provide a more consistent wear surface

Vehicle Application Guide for Gabriel 81076

The GA81076 Gabriel Guardian | Shock Absorber is engineered to work with specific vehicles displayed below. Can't find your vehicle, or need assistance, please give us a call at 1-800-358-4751 or 1-989-755-0561. Browse the category Gabriel Guardian Shocks Gabriel Shocks , to view all vehicle makes and models.

  • Ford
  • Mercury
YearMakeModelVehicle OptionInstallation Notes
1970 Ford Maverick
Position: Front
1971 Ford Maverick
Position: Front
1972 Ford Maverick
Position: Front
1973 Ford Maverick
Position: Front
1974 Ford Maverick
Position: Front
1975 Ford Maverick
Position: Front
1976 Ford Maverick
Position: Front
1977 Ford Maverick
Position: Front
1967 Ford Mustang
Position: Front
1968 Ford Mustang
Position: Front
1969 Ford Mustang
Position: Front
1970 Ford Mustang
Position: Front
1971 Mercury Comet
Position: Front
1972 Mercury Comet
Position: Front
1973 Mercury Comet
Position: Front
1974 Mercury Comet
Position: Front
1975 Mercury Comet
Position: Front
1976 Mercury Comet
Position: Front
1977 Mercury Comet
Position: Front
1967 Mercury Cougar
Position: Front
1968 Mercury Cougar
Position: Front
1969 Mercury Cougar
Position: Front
1970 Mercury Cougar
Position: Front

Customer Q&A - Gabriel 81076


Gabriel is one of the most popular and well recognized shock absorber companies in the world. Gabriel is an American company that manufactures high quality shock and struts that cover over 97% of cars and trucks made in North America.

Gabriel invented the automotive shock absorber in 1907. Gabriel is also invented the first every hydraulic shock and the first air adjustable shock absorber. They have been inventing and expanding with the automotive industry since the beginning.

Today, Gabriel is still a very innovative, independent American company. They continue to be one of the most trusted aftermarket and original equipment manufacturers for light- and heavy-duty shocks and struts. Gabriel goes through great lengths to ensure their new shock and struts are designed specifically to meet the needs of today’s vehicles and their drivers.

Gabriel shock absorbers and struts are backed by more than 100 years of innovation, engineering expertise and constant improvement in ride control products. Gabriel engineers, tests, and validates all of their shock and struts for proper fit, ride and durability to ensure you get the easy installation, high quality and long-lasting performance with every new Gabriel shock and strut. is an authorized warehouse distributor for Gabriel shocks and struts. If you have any questions about Gabriel shocks, feel free to call us at 1-800-358-4751 or 989-755-0561. We have been selling and install Gabriel shocks and struts for years.

Gabriel Warranty

Limited Lifetime Warranty

On all Gabriel Shocks and Struts. We warrant these products against defects in workmanship or material.

What the warranty does not cover

Damage from accidents, corrosion, improper installation, incorrect applications, overloading, and custom applications that are not specified under the OEM cross references. This warranty does not cover loss of freight, loss of profit, equipment, or personal downtime. Any alteration of products beyond the included installation instructions will void the warranty.

You can view the full details of Gabriel’s warranty here.

How to get service

If a Gabriel product failure results from a manufacturer defect, contact us at Michigan Truck Spring for support. You can contact us by phone at 1-800-358-4751 or by using our contact form.

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