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Old 09-19-2013, 11:20 AM
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altho with drag shocks I believe it squats fast but rebounds slower to prevent that bounce i think...
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altho with drag shocks I believe it squats fast but rebounds slower to prevent that bounce i think...
My friends have them on their camaro and mustang and their very stiff. They done some reading and said you don't want the rear to squat cuz the rear is being pulled up instead of how me and you think that it's being pushed down. It's hard to explain but it makes since. He said you want the rear to stay where it's at but the front to rise when you Launch. I have always thought like you do.
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that makes sense...I notice that with the really fast cars do rise...than maybe my drag shocks are doin it's job. i run them for my rears as my daily driver shocks.. I started to vid my rear just to see and it hardly squats...

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I run competition drag shocks...here is some info I copied off their site...

"Competition Engineering's 3-Way Adjustable Drag Shocks are designed to allow the racer to dial-in the race car to meet changing track conditions. Shock valving plays a very important role in the way your car will perform both during initial launch and throughout the quarter mile.

The principle behind our shock absorber design is to allow the front end of the race car to rise rapidly upon initial launch, creating greater weight transfer and better traction to the rear tires. As the car travels down the track, the front end will gradually descend to its ride height without unloading the rear tires which is a major cause of wheel spin. Our rear shocks work in conjunction with our front shocks making the transition from initial launch to top end charge as smooth as possible.

When using Competition Engineering's Rear Drag Shocks with a leaf spring suspension, you will see a greater amount of chassis separation than before. This means that your suspension is working to plant the rear tires to give you the utmost in traction. For cars with rear coil springs and factory four link, you will notice increased squat in the rear suspension which will apply more weight to the rear tires increasing their traction.

Competition Engineering's Front Drag Shocks are adjustable in three ratios: 90/10, 80/20 and 60/40. These ratios reflect the percentage of force required to extend and compress the shock absorber. You can quickly change the valve setting by simply compressing the shock fully and rotating the shaft until the indexing notch mates with the desired setting on the body. It's as simple as twist and click.

Our Rear Drag Shocks are also adjustable in three ratios: 30/70, 40/60 and 50/50. These ratios also represent the percentage of force required to compress and extend the shock unit. Only this time the first number is compression and the second extension. These shocks also adjust by compressing them fully and rotating to the desired setting on the body. "
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So leaf spring rides are not gonna squat? And coil spring rides are? Will them shocks your running fit my truck?
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I still want mine to squat I just don't want it to bounce back up. My truck hook good I can prep the road with vht and leave out hard and be in that spray just about off the line on the street.
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they might...let me check around to see if the shocks are the same length..i'll ask my friend since he has a 4th gen...
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OK I got the video on YouTube but you can't find it when you search for it. What am I doing wrong?
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play the video..as it is playing, copy the url, then come back to this thread and paste it...
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play the video..as it is playing, copy the url, then come back to this thread and paste it...
OK I'm on my phone idk where to do it at. Search 2011 ram 175 shot and it should pop up on YouTube. I just searched it and found it.
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