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Author Topic:   Shock on front of the birdcage
WPP
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posted September 30, 2003 07:27 PM
I run a 4-bar lr z-link right rear with the shock mounted on the front of the birdcage on the left rear and the spring behind how much compression does the shock see i have always been told softer shocks help foward bite but i can not see if it matters how stiff the shock is when the shock is in rebound when you are coming of the corner Am i seeing something wrong here i have a bilstein with a 30 on reb and 70 on compression but is it too stiff on compression a late model guy give this shock too me


cd2
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posted October 01, 2003 07:44 AM
WPP if this shock is long enough to use on L.R.it will help to tighten car going in and tighten car getting off. It will let weight transfer over too the R.R.quicker on entry an stick it better going in.Comeing off it will make more of the weight transfer go to the L.R.for more bite getting off.Does seem a mite stiff on comp. When useing a pair of 94 on rear i have changed to 3 rebound an 5 comp.or straight 5 on L.R. have used a 6 reb.5 comp.but not a 3-7. cd2


2nd2none
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posted October 01, 2003 01:39 PM
If your car is hiking up alot the 30/70 is what you need. It helps to keep the LR from slamming down when getting off the gas going into the corner. With the shock being infront on the birdcage it slows/calms the car down a little. I know some guys who run as much as a 20/80 on LR!


WPP
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posted October 01, 2003 05:32 PM
Thanks for the replys i have work on this dw all year one night good the next night very bad . It seems something is binding the only i know that could be is the slider on the left rear a racer ask me why i had the slider up side down for i had that were i i could adjust the weight jack easier i got to looking and the spring is closer to the bottom of the birdcage turned around the right way it is above about 10inches can this make a differce. This is a roller bearing slider .