Author Topic: C-14 Shock Setting for C-10  (Read 3855 times)

Offline diego092409

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C-14 Shock Setting for C-10
« on: January 13, 2014, 04:03:34 am »
I just completed installing a C-14 shock install on my 1997 C-10.  It was very straightforward and practically a straight bolt-up after scouring this and COG's forums.  My questions is, what have other people that have installed this mod on their C-10 used for setting on the preload and rebound damping?  I found the old shock to bottom out more often than what was comfortable with my girlfriend and I driving two up with the old shock's damping pulled out the whole way.  I found setting based on C-14 riders but I don't know if the C-10 will be significantly different or not. 
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Offline Steve in Sunny Fla

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Re: C-14 Shock Setting for C-10
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2014, 06:16:32 am »
keep in mind that the c-14 shock is softer on the c-10 due to difference in the rocker geometry. That changes the settings. I found that rebound was best at 1/2 turn from all the way out. HTH, Steve