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Dec 18

Tech Tuesday: Coilovers

coil overs

Suspension modifications are one of the most popular and effective ways to both enhance a car’s ride and looks. Since hot-rodding began people dropped their cars in various fashions to achieve just the right stance and hopefully improve handling as well. Sometimes that last part didn’t work out so well, but with modern coilover systems, …

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Jan 23

Mercedes’ ABC Suspension

A lot of people refer to the suspension on the current S-Class as “airbag suspension”, but that’s an inaccurate description. The Active Body Control(ABC) doesn’t employ an airbag at all. Mercedes Benz deputed ABC on the 1999 CL-Class. But what exactly is it? With the ABC system, the car sits on 4 fairly ordinary looking …

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