1 to 5 right :-)
For question 6: This will alow you to shorten the link from the outside and on the same way to achieve a higher link height. This will let the rear end of the car more work, you will gain faster change of load and faser reaction.
To 7: The shorter blocks will give the car more traction.
To 8: The #6 shocks are nearly the same like the old std. shocks. Just a little bit softer because of a bigger diameter. But you can't really feel the different.
LRP - Awesomatix