What angle should I mount coilovers?

What angle should I mount coilovers?

On most street rod applications a mounted angle of 15-25 degrees is preferable for great handling. However, a spring rated at 200lbs will offer 200lbs per inch if it is mounted completely vertically. Which means the effective spring rate will decrease as the mounted angle increases.

Should shock mounts be tight?

That is perfectly normal. Force at the shock pivots is multiplied through the linkages. So those tight bushings won’t have much effect on suspension action. If they can be moved by hand but not yet loose most of them time it won’t be long before they need to be replaced.

Do I need shock hoops?

You don’t need shock hoops. Front shock hoops only allow you to run longer shocks.

What is a shock hoop kit?

Every Shock hoop kit is designed to be more than strong enough to take on whatever you can throw at it. Starting with 1.5″x. 120″ tubing, the hoops are bent to a 145° angle. Kit includes everything necessary to mount the hoops on the side or top of your frame rails.

What are dropped coil over brackets?

The TRZ Motorsports Dropped Coil Over Brackets are designed to be supported by a lower crossbrace. Dropped brackets typically mount the shock under the floor. Feature steel mounting plates for welding to housing and billet aluminum shock mounts. 11 multiple points of adjustment. Includes Necessary Hardware.

What is the size of the rear shock mount?

Shock Mounts, Coilover Mounts, One Shock Capacity, Steel, 3.00 in. Axle Tube Diameter, Rear Upper/Lower, 7.500 in. of Ride Height Adjustment, Kit

What is a forward facing coil over bracket?

The TRZ Motorsports Forward Facing Coil-Over Brackets are designed to be supported by a lower crossbrace. Forward Faceing brackets typically used to mount the shock in front of the housing. Feature steel mounting plates for welding to housing and billet aluminum shock mounts. 6 multiple points of adjustment.

What is a 209 coil over bracket?

The TRZ Motorsports 209-26 Coil Over Brackets are designed to be supported by a lower crossbrace and clear a backbrace. Standard brackets typically mount the shock under the floor. Feature steel mounting plates for welding to housing and billet aluminum shock mounts. 7 multiple points of adjustment. Includes Necessary Hardware.