S10 suspension setup help..Front end rise and ride height

Old 10-14-2008, 05:58 PM
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Default S10 suspension setup help..Front end rise and ride height

Hello ..I have a back halfed sbc s10 with ladder bars 14.5x 32's. Running 10.40's 60ft is 1.48. non adjustable rear coil over shocks. Truck weighs 2890. Adjustable comp eng front shocks- stock front end.
Never a problem hooking.. but when i launch it moves a little to the right.. going down the track the rear is lower then the front end. So i feel air is getting under the front end. My 60ft is not consistant 1.48
I have comp engineering adjustable shocks in front set at 90/10.Rear shocks have no adjustment. What im thinking i need to do is
1- take the ride height in the rear up @2in
2- tighten the front shocks from 90/10 to 80/20
3 -Install a good set of rear double adjustable shocks
Any help u guys could give would be appreciated

thanks Keith
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Old 10-14-2008, 07:04 PM
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I would limit the front end travel, if it doesn't hurt the hook, it should also improve your 60' times. I for sure would not raise the rear end higher.

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Old 10-14-2008, 07:16 PM
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Why not lower the front-end? You can buy drop spindles or cut the front springs. Level is the way to go in my opinion on ride height.
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Old 10-15-2008, 06:53 PM
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thanks for the input.. The truck does sit level right now. and hooks well .. but with that front end going up its an issue.
I cant lower the front end as its pretty low now. I can adjust the front shocks .. right now they are 90-10.
Whats you thoughts on double adjustable rear shocks?

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Old 10-16-2008, 03:31 AM
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The double adjustable shocks are more than worth their expense from what everyone tells me. I am not sure how it would help in the rear with your frontend problem. I would buy some for the front to keep control of that frontend. You said you don't have traction issue's so I would work on the front.
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