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Coil Over Shock Absorbers

WHEN BUILDING YOUR STREET ROD CHASSIS AND USING REAR COILOVER SHOCKS, TRY TO MOUNT THE SHOCKS AT A 30 DEGREE ANGLE AT RIDE HEIGHT.(THIS WOULD BE AN ANGLE OF ABOUT 26 DEGREES FULLY EXTENDED.) REMEMBER THE MORE VERTICAL THE SHOCK IS MOUNTED THE FIRMER THE RIDE.

COILOVER SPRING RATES FOR COMMON STREET RODS:
TYPE OF CARSPRING RATE
T-BUCKET140 LB.
LIGHT PICKUP160 LB.
32-34 ROADSTER,COUPE180 LB.
32-34 FENDERED R,CPE200 LB.
28-34 SEDANS220 LB.
35-36 COUPES250 LB.
37-40 COUPES300 LB.
35-40 SEDANS350 LB.
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