Thread: Shock Pistons
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Old 04-24-2019, 08:35 PM
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Originally Posted by 1spunspur View Post
In my days (mid '80's) our main concern was shock oil viscosity,temp. & foaming. I still don't understand why you would want to change pistons when it's so much easier to change the oil!?
That's a good question! So shocks damping is based on velocity. The speed at which the shock "packs up" or it reaches the sharp curve where the shock effectively locks up. That's more affected by orafice diameter. The smaller the hole, the slower the fluid speed where the shock packs up. Even if you change the fluid viscosity.
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