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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Mar 10th, 03, 6:30 PM Thread Starter
 
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ok, i have been reading up on how to get better traction.
now i have read alot about 50/50 shocks and 90/10 shocks etc... Now i have KYB gas shocks all around. what is the differance? how good are the KYB's with racing? (drag racing)

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Mar 12th, 03, 9:24 PM
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Might be better off asking in the performance forum, if you haven't.

I think the KYBs should be fine to point. How fast is the car? Front shocks are probably more important. The rear just needs something that won't collapse. Front shocks have to let the front up and then down at a good rate to help transfer the weight to the rear.

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Scottie,

KYB's are all you need at least into the 11.00 second range.

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