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Offline billdogg5

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Rear shocks psi?
« on: September 03, 2021 - 10:02:12 AM »
74 challenger with original rear shocks, what air pressure should they be at?

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Offline 70chall440

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Re: Rear shocks psi?
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2021 - 01:20:43 PM »
The "original" shocks were not air shocks and thus did not require any air. Sounds like you have some aftermarket stuff on there which was very common back in the 70s/80s. Its not about the PSI it about the ride height, so put enough air in them to get the stance you want or enough to clear the tires.
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Offline jimynick

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Re: Rear shocks psi?
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2021 - 09:13:18 PM »
AND, be careful how you route the fill lines, so that they don't get near the exhaust. You can ask me why should you need to. LOL  :cheers:

Offline eraldite

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Re: Rear shocks psi?
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2021 - 11:14:38 AM »
I wonder if they have Bilstein shocks for Cudas.

Offline 70chall440

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Re: Rear shocks psi?
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2021 - 12:16:43 PM »
Of course they do, Firm Feel carries them. I have Bilstein's on my 70 Challenger all the way around and on the front of my Cuda. Google is your friend....
Current Mopar
70 Challenger RT 440-6 EFI, 73 Cuda 416-6 EFI
05 Hemi Durango, 01 Ram 4x4, 14 Ram 2500 4X4, 10 PCP Challenger 6 spd RT, 01 Viper GTS ACR, 52 B3B w/330 Desoto Hemi, 70 Hemi RR (under const)
Past Mopars
9 x Challengers. AAR Cuda, 4 RR, 2 GTX, 4 Chargers, etc... (too many to list)