April 2008
Street Machine;Apr2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p115
The article offers information on automobile shock absorbers. Shock absorbers release the energy stored by a car's springs when it extends or compresses to cushion the ride. The three types of shock absorbers are twin-tube hydraulic, twin-tube low-pressure gas, and mono-tube high-pressure gas. High-end shocks feature external adjusters and also remote reservoirs that can be mounted to the body to reduce unsprung weight and improve suspension response.


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