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Hey all, I'm trying to figure out why my basically stock '87 ranger truck is pogo-ing off these whoops. Rules here; http://wheel2wheel.ca/Rules/W2WModified4x4Truck2010August.pdf - Read page 4.
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I'm using the stock STX Highrider suspension on the front with the addition of an extra pair of shocks and some tweaking to allow a little more bump [ up travel ]. The back is stock leafspring with the addition of an extra pair of shocks.
I know this is old school stuff but I'm hoping for some insight on WHY this is happening. Perhaps there is a thread or link to another forum that can give some basic understanding of 'stock' suspensions in a race environment or hopefully one or more of you can help in my quest for knowledge.
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Richard
 

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just to stiff .. ranger springs where designed to carry the truck and a load . combined with the two shocks a side the rebound is way to fast.softer springs and better shocks will help lots . i would try one shock a side first .and see what that does
 

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I agree with sloue. Test how it runs with just one shock instead of two. If you notice a better ride quality, then try to get some softer springs (i'll check around for brands/prices for ya).
 

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Thanks guys,
I'll try taking out a leaf or two as well as one shock. Pricing/availability would be good to know as well. I will be doing a chevy mainspring in the near future, I'll let you know how it goes.
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^^ :D ooh i would not go saying that. i just know what has worked for me and what has failed.
 
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