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Yes !

And it gets more and more difficult as the video plays...
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Suspension travel makes grip plus lots going on in center and diffs there.
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Suspension travel makes grip plus lots going on in center and diffs there.
Don't forget the most important....the driver
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Yh smart driver can allways find other ways lines to go with its car capabilitys.
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@Dedman, your PM box is full....
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Front - Coilovers that compress to 385mm (OEM shocks compressed length) and extend to 568mm (OEM shocks extended + 2inch lift blocks) = 183mm stroke
Rear - Coilovers that compress to 448mm (OEM shocks compressed length) and extend to 672mm (OEM shocks extended + 2inch lift blocks) = 224mm stroke
Red, how were these measurements of the original shocks taken? Like this or something else?


I have asked hotbits for stock length + 125mm and they lengths they have come back with are quite a bit longer that your measurements (taking into account the extra 75mm I asked for)...
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I would have got those figures somewhere of the internet and not measured myself, so I'm not really sure how they were taken or if they were even accurate as I was still learning at that stage. A bit changed since that post, so I might have to go back and edit old posts...



I ended up buying 210mm stroke front and 300mm stroke rear as you would see in later posts. Toh/Hotbits figures matched my oem shocks perfectly when I pulled them out, so I would recommend going with those figures. I do remember being surprised at how much shorter the official figures from brands including KYB were from oem.
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Dedman, you want to install a 3" body lift by the lengths you are giving !

Jeremiah22 sorted out the figures you need as he has already done it.

Get maximum stroke possible whatever the length you go for, it is easy to shorten the stroke with internal shims (nylon shims or tube)

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Dedman, you want to install a 3" body lift by the lengths you are giving !
Planning on a 2" body lift with 4.5 inch over standard front struts and 5 inch over standard rear struts. I have been told 2.5 on the front of an SG is workable.

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Jeremiah22 sorted out the figures you need as he has already done it.
Jeremiah22 has the figures for the SF. I think it will be different for a gen2 SG (which I have now).

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Sure did, thanks mate. Just haven't got around to replying yet.

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I would have got those figures somewhere of the internet and not measured myself, so I'm not really sure how they were taken or if they were even accurate
Good to hear. I am going to pull mine on the weekend and measure the lengths. I want to be certain before spending the large amount of $$$
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