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Author Topic:   GAS OR OIL SHOCKS?
bakersfield basher 8
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 3
posted December 08, 2005 09:45 PM  
all circle track shocks have oil in them and they all have gas in them also most low pressure shocks use gas bags and high pressure shocks use gas separator pistons. generally high pressure for rough tracks and low pressure for smooth tracks.

bakersfield basher 8
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 3
posted December 09, 2005 09:36 PM  
I would recomend Black Magic Shocks A mono tube gas shock that you car run as low as 5o lbs of gas and upto 250lbs of gas. Very low rod pressure only 4-5 lbs and 3/4-1 lbs of seal drag. www.blackmagicshocks.com

[This message has been edited by racerwilson (edited December 10, 2005).]

20crew
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 45
posted December 10, 2005 12:21 PM  
never heard of the black magic shocks
may have to check into them we run bilsteins
fell they are better than the pros.

racerwilson
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 361
posted December 10, 2005 01:14 PM  
If you liked the Bilsteins you will love Black Magic Shocks. Best support in the business. Shadow is just a phone call away. At the track and having trouble, just give him a call 7 days a week.

20crew
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 45
posted December 10, 2005 01:17 PM  
do they have one that is usra legal for a
modified. thanks ,Ray

shawboy59
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 6
posted December 13, 2005 10:47 PM  
You have 2 different types of shocks. A twin-tube which would be your Pro and a monotube would be your Bilstein. Usually a twin tube will run better on a smooth track because they tend to heat up on a rough track. Monotube shocks are good on the tacky and rough tracks but if you try to go too low with the gas pressure in these shocks they will cavitate(the oil will foam) and that causes problems. QA1 is a good twin-tube shock and they just came out with a new monotube shock. I don't recommend the Pro shocks.

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