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Suspension Encyclopedia - OEM Valving Specs
This page is the beginning of my promise to bring free to consumer, objective information about suspensions to the masses. Over the past 2 months i have written down the valving info for some of the shocks i've rebuilt or...
Bilstein 8125 vs 9200 Coilovers
Bilstein 9200 series shocks are designed with racing in mind, but they are a good fit for most customers over the 8125 series shocks. In this article i will go over a few of the differences between the 2 models...
What are the different kinds of shocks?
Smooth Bodies: - Smooth Body shocks are the simplest shock on the market. - They do not hold the vehicle up, they only dampen. They must be paired with something that holds a vehicle up, such as a leaf spring,...
Linked Suspension 101 Part 1
Part 1 of 5 "Misinformation"   Bottom line up front. There are 3 big questions to ask anyone about linked suspension if you're looking for a shop to build a rig for you, or if you're looking at a linked...
Are shocks for a 4th gen 4Runner an upgrade for my 3rd gen?
No ❤. Lately I've gotten a few e-mails from folks asking if using shocks valved for a different vehicle will be an upgrade VS shocks valved to their vehicle. I'm honestly never really sure how to respond to these questions....
Internal Bypass Coilovers Compared
Are you confused by the different kinds of IBP coilovers and not sure which to choose?Here's a guide to the Pros and Cons of each 2.5" internal bypass coilover setup: 1. The Why and How of IBP's 2. ARB BP-51...

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