LONG BEACH, CA, Aug. 27, 2012 – The Rancho® brand of performance ride control components has recently launched RS7000MT shocks for 2005-12 Toyota Tacoma trucks, including 2WD with Pre-Runner or TRD Off-Road packages and 4WD models. The new monotube shocks are now available at performance retailers nationwide.

Rancho RS7000MT shock absorbers effectively and quickly dissipate heat, providing exceptional resistance to overheating during extreme use. Each Rancho RS7000MT Tacoma shock (RS7319) was engineered using advanced valving, precisely tuned to this application. The shocks help deliver a fast, precise response in both on- and off-road environments for the popular Toyota Tacoma truck model.

Maximizing damping efficiency and to provide control on the Tacoma, RS7000MT shocks feature a monotube design with a high-pressure gas charge separated from the internal oil and 10-stage velocity sensitive valving. The RS7000MT shock for the Tacoma has a 1.97-in. (50 mm) body diameter and includes a14mm chrome piston rod.

The RS7000MT shock for the Toyota Tacoma is finished by brushing and zinc plating then clear coating the shock body, providing extended life. Each shock includes black natural rubber bushings and rubber boot to protect the piston rod.

Rancho RS7000MT monotube shock absorbers for 2005-12 Toyota Tacoma truck models are covered under the Rancho “Ride Guarantee,” an exclusive offer that allows enthusiasts to try the shocks for 90 days. Consumers can return their shocks within 90 days for a full refund of the product’s purchase price. The RS7000MT shock series is also backed by the Rancho brand’s limited lifetime warranty, see for details.

For more information regarding the Rancho RS7000MT monotube shocks for Toyota Tacomas, and other advanced ride control components for off-road and performance use, please visit, contact your nearest Rancho dealer or call 1-734-384-7806. To locate your nearest Rancho authorized dealer, please use the “Where to Buy” tab at to generate a list of nearby retail stores in your selected region and other online retailers.

Rancho is an industry leader in performance ride control and suspension components. The Rancho brand of performance suspension and shock absorbers is manufactured and marketed by Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN) and headquartered in Long Beach, Calif.

Tenneco is a $7.2 billion global manufacturing company with headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 24,000 employees worldwide. Tenneco is one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of emission control and ride control products and systems for the automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment markets and the aftermarket. Tenneco markets its products principally under the Monroe®, Walker® and Clevite® Elastomer brand names.