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Re: Some Solstice in the Weeds

STEADIRIC@aol.com wrote:

> because gas charging kept the oil where is supposed to be when you
> install the shock upside down to make the tube sprung and the piston
> unsprung....

Main purpose of the high-pressure gas seems to be to avoid cavitation,
which plays hob w/ damping rate?  Cavitating in a valve can be rough on
the valve, too.  In flashing fluid flow applications, for example, I
generally prefer to flash across an orifice downstream of the control

--Dave Weiss
  '91 V8 5-spd w/ improved, but suboptimal, suspension
  '93 90CS UnQ