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Hmmm I got the answer! You need a speedometer calibration lololol

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Well I can't find the part number to the shocks but I have a link to the site....



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www.Stage6motorsports.com.

Just scroll down some and the button for the shocks is there....
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Alright you guys, I've got my new shocks installed. So how do I start this first? Do I tell about how the install went? Or will I start with how they feel and what settings I'm running? I'm excited! Eighter way here comes a long post that's is well deserved.

Well I think I'll start with the install. The install went very well and happened very fast. So here goes...

Saturday, May 16 @0800: I wake up, get dressed and go out to the shoppette to grab a bite to eat and my favorite drink while.I work. No guys I don't work intoxicated. I drink monster imports.

@0900; I arrive at the DIY auto skills shop here on post and wait in the parking lot. (Btw the shop is litterally a cross the street from my barracks)

@0925; I go in to reserve a bay with a lift. Once I signed in I pulled the Jeep around to my bay. Somehow I always get bay #4....I think they just know lol.

@0933; work started. I break the lugs loose and throw her up on the lift. Then I pull the tires off the truck to determine what tools I'm gonna need. First things first. I need a screw Jack to support the axle once the shocks are unbolted. I supported the axle at full droop with the shocks fully extended. This way I'm not unbolting them under pressure.

I make the determination that the shocks bolts are 15mm in size. So a 15mm socket and a half inch drive wratchet I start with the bottom bolts first. Then the top bolt. I had both shocks out with in ten minutes.

Now for the install. I took each shock, made sure they we're fully dialed down so I can extend them out fully. They are mounted with the adjustment knob towards the bottom. Started with top bolts first I get the tops of each shock loosely into place.

This is when I discovered that the stage 6 shocks are about 1 inches maybe an inch and a half shorter then the stock ones. Remember that screw Jack? I used it to lift the axle the difference in shock length. I get the bottom shock mounts bolted together and tightened all 4 bolts to spec.

I bolt the wheels back on and drop the Jeep off the lift. Rolled it out the bay around1020.

All in all I rate this job 2/10 on difficulty.



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Alrighty everyone, here's part two of this review! In this post I will be talking about how they ride and what settings I'm running. So let's kick this off.

I drove around on Saturday with the shocks set to "0" clicks. On these shocks, there is 6 clicks in eachs full turn of the adjustment knob, and you have 3 full turns it can Make for a total of 18 clicks. So how does the shocks ride on 0?

They ride a little softer then stock. Keep in mind I am still on the stock Laredo springs and I am lighter then a 4x4 and any of the V8's. Therefore it takes less adjustment for them to get extreme stiff. I'll touch on this in a minute. Anyway, 0 clicks is a touch softer then stock but still exhibit good roll control. On hard launches it does show some squat and it can be felt. But for a setting that works on long road trips, I like it.

So what feels like stock? Well "3" clicks feels the closest to how the stockers felt maybe ever so slightly stiffer. It feels stock, launches like stock but with better then Stock body control. I can't really go on about this setting as it well, feels stock. It's a good daily setting.

Well a lot of drag jeeps use these shocks, what setting launches good? So far I find "5" clicks up from 0 launches the hardest. It feels better off the line and has little squat when digging into the throttle. I could adjust to 4 or 6 clicks depending on track conditions. How does 5 feel on the road? Well it's moderately stiff on the stock springs. You will feel bumps and the ride is harsher. So let's keep going up shall see?

"10" clicks up from 0... I reserve this setting for road courses and autocross events. I dare not go higher on the adjustment knob as on 10 clicks it will make the smoothest of roads feel rough. I felt every imperfection in the road. So on rougher tracks and courses I can dial down as low as 7 clicks. Body roll on 10 is just about non existent and allows me to push harder thru corners on my test section of road. It turns a 20 mph road into a 65mph road.

Time to be brave here.....

..."18" clicks, the full stiffness adjustment. I call this the spine shattering setting. On this setting there is absolutely no give and no forgiveness here. You will feel every pebble and even things that are soft lol. Your only suspension here is the tires themselves!

So what are my thoughts of these shocks?

These shocks are very well put together and are even rebuildable. They have machined aluminum bodies and use high quality seals and materials. The use polyurethane bushings in the shocks mounts. They are made by QA1 for Stage6 motorsports.

Here is the site to order them....

www.Stage6motorsports.com

I am currently working to track down the part number for them and also seeing if they have a front shock that I could use too
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