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Author Topic:   REAR SHOCK ANGLE
TOOLBOY
Member
posted January 20, 2002 10:45 PM
5 degrees forward and 10-15 degrees inward good starting place


Hindorff81
Member
posted January 21, 2002 02:59 PM
Straight up and down parallel with the shock for maximum dampening. Anytime you lay the shock down, it takes away its efficiency.

For example: 20 degree laydown reduces the
dampening force approx 13-15%.

You can use this to your advantage however.
If the car is a little tight off and you had the RR shock laying over 20-25 degrees, you could stand it up to help free up the car on exit of the corner. You could call me at
800 537-1085 ext 5952 for any additonal help or visit our website at www.bilstein.com.
hope this helps.


taz_3tat
Member
posted January 24, 2002 09:37 PM
toolboy i also have a comment about your shock angle .... listen to the shock expert but also make sure that ur coil elim. is perfectly aligned with your shock angle and degree
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