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Old June 18th, 2013, 12:15 AM
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Bilstein 7100 valving question

I have 7100 non-remote res shocks on the 110. I went for 360/80 valving all around thinking that would be good since I do not run the truck loaded down all the time. The front is good by the back is not. Truck is kinds loosey goosey and off road I am hitting bump stops. So I feel I need stiffer valving in the rear. Thinking of going to 400/100 but then was reading how adjusting the nitrogen pressure can also improve dampening.

So anyone have experience with this? Should I revalve or try the pressure route? If so on the pressure route what should it be to improve and stiffen up the rear?

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Old June 18th, 2013, 12:50 AM
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You running a rear sway? How about the rear BOGE load leveler?
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Old June 18th, 2013, 01:03 AM
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Hitting the rear bump stops???
How on earth do you do that? Desert racing???
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You need to check the pressure first, they may just be low.
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Old June 18th, 2013, 10:18 PM
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I am hitting the bump stops at times as I have longer ones to limit the up travel and not bottom out the shocks. But this only happens on higher speed larger bumps like big speed humps going faster.

I will check out the pressure. So is it best to just take them to a racing or motorcycle shop that deals with charging shocks?

Thanks for the help.
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I have a boge if interested as well
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