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EXPLAINED: How Changing Shock Position Alters Performance

I was told that moving the shocks’ positions on the arms makes the suspension firmer or softer, but I don’t get how that works. Don’t you need to change the springs? It’s all about leverage. Imagine you’re the guy trying to lift the 100-pound block with a class 2 lever in the illustrations below. When the block is close to you, the lever isn’t helping much—that 100-pound block feels like 100 pounds. But if the...


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