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2nd Impression Nitrocharger Sport Stiffness

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by james, May 25, 2011.

  1. May 25, 2011 at 11:30 PM
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    james

    james [OP] In over my head...

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    So...I switched over from a completely blown-out factory 160K stock suspension to an OME suspension. 881s, Nitrocharger Sport shocks on all four corners. Not knowing what to expect, I drove the new suspension and my first impression was that it was STIFF. E-Gads, was it stiff. I was driving it without a load in the back, only a canopy. I wondered how I was going to get used to how stiff it was.

    Today, it got better. A LOT better. Today on another part of the internet I read a thread talking about how a guy adjusted his tire pressure for the surfaces he drives on. I was running 35 lbs on an empty bed. He let the air out to 20 lbs when he knows he's going to drive on dirt/washboarded roads. I decided to do the same.

    On my Ride-Rite airbags, which I had adjusted so as to raise up the rear to match the front (I didn't replace the rear springs this time, since I had the airbags), I had about 40 lbs of pressure in them. I took it down to 10 lbs. What a difference both adjustments made on the truck: an INCREDIBLE difference!

    On dirt, this truck is smooth and safe. On the pavement, it's much more comfortable even when I run my tires at 26lbs psi.

    Comfortable, comfortable, comfortable. I was beginning to wonder if I had made the right decision. I am now amazed at how such a small adjustment could make my truck feel so much better. NOW, I am happy with my suspension replacement, and can recommend Nitrocharger Sports without reservation.
     
  2. Jun 17, 2011 at 1:13 PM
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    04SilverTRD

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    You went from 40# to 10# of pressure in the tires? am I reading this right?
     
  3. Jun 17, 2011 at 1:38 PM
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    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free 1983 - 2015... It was a good run

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    No, you read wrong, he went from 40# to 10# in his adjustable air bag rear suspension.
     
  4. Jun 17, 2011 at 2:54 PM
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    Ok, I see it now... I'm reading to fast.

    "On my Ride-Rite airbags...."


    Thanks,
     
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