Suspension options

Ingo D. Rautenberg ingo at
Fri Nov 15 15:54:16 EST 2002


Normally I'd agree with you, though you inadvertently supported my argument
earlier in your response to Peter:

"Peter,  Pressurized shocks add their positive spring rate to that of the


----- Original Message -----
From: "Bernie Benz" <b.m.benz at>
To: "Ingo D. Rautenberg" <ingo at>
Cc: "200q20V mailing list" <200q20v at>
Sent: Friday, November 15, 2002 2:37 PM
Subject: Re: Suspension options

> Shocks, being velocity sensitive devices, have no effect on the almost
> velocity of roll and pitch displacements.  These displacements are
> of vertical spring rate and/or roll spring rate for a given suspension.
> Bernie
> > From: "Ingo D. Rautenberg" <ingo at>
> >
> > From my experience, Bilstein Sports with both Eibach springs (v8q) and
> > springs (200q20v) worked well.  Body roll in general is better handled
> > springs rather than shocks alone, though bilstein HD's on stock
> > can be a good compromise.
> >
> <snip>
> >
> > -Ingo

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