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Gas or Oil shock & Struts

What type (not brand) of shocks and struts will give me the best ride, pressurized fluid or gas? And how do I choose them?

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  • waradime Nov 09, 2008

    Thanks for the clarification. So for a 1991 Geo Lsi Convertable which will give the ride and what was standard equipment?

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Pressurized fluid or gas is one in the same, gas shocks give a harsh ride but better handling, standard shocks are not pressurized they are just a simple hydraulic dampener, when you go over a bump fluid is pulled back and forth through a fixed orfice, this stops spring oscillations in the suspension.

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    Marvin Nov 09, 2008

    I have no way to look that up, but most likely it had gas filled struts.

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