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Re: yellow Koni's w/ stock springs for a 4kq?

I think Jeryd's original question was with respect to
putting hard shocks (not springs) on stock springs (not
You may want to reconsider your response...
Isn't there a systems dynamicist out there?


 - Doug

> In a message dated 10/15/99 5:42:00 PM Eastern Daylight
> sbigelow@sprint.ca writes:
> <<
>  But then the suspension is only moving half as far,
giving similar driving
>  conditions and vehicle weight.
>   >>
>     I am not going to go too far with this thread since
I am no expert, and
> definitely cannot keep up with overboosted physics
jargon that I cannot
> understand (no matter how impressive it may seem...)
but, it is intuitive to
> believe that a stiffer spring will require higher
dampening to control it.
> Why not go put a bike shock underneath your car, then
see how much dampening
> you will have?  You seem to imply that distance
traveled is the key issure
> here, and it is not.  The forces being exserted need to
be in balance, a
> proportional amount of dampening for a given amount of
spring rate.
> Inevitably, on the road, large bumps and undulations
will be encountered that
> will simply blow the seals out of a shock that is not
suitably valved.  Maybe
> saving money and buying cheap shocks is the real
motivation behind this
> argument??
> Javad