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One of the many reasons for adopting the Penske shock package was the belief that is would save on the wear and tear of the other parts on the car. Hubs, Hub flanges, bearings, subframes, caliper bolts failing and such. 

 

What are people seeing out there? better? worse? too early to tell? 

 

So far we at V2 have not seen anything go to failure yet this year. But we don't have that much time yet on the cars. 


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Ralph, yes I get the question your asking, but aside within another Penske shock thread there was conversation about leaking shaft seals. Also discussion as to how to hold shaft when tightening shaft nut. Had people viewed your video, they should have had a good idea on tightening the shaft nut or did it the same way they did with the Bilstein.


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Ralph, within another Penske shock thread there was conversation about leaking shaft seals. Also discussion as to how to hold shaft when tightening shaft nut. Had people viewed your video, they should have had a good idea on tightening the shaft nut or did it the same way they did with the Bilstein.

Bench this thread is not about Penske issues but more about how its working with the rest of the car. Right now I believe we are getting better tire life as well. 


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super curious here too. staying out of the bump stops has to save more parts, i gotta imagine. 

i also would think it would help the tires too. anyone noticing the tires not dropping off as badly as quickly? 


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Ralph, yes I get the question your asking, 

Not being thick headed, but I did notice you didn't take part in the shaft seal leak thread.


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We are seeing extreme wear on the perch collar from the spring at the top of the collar. Perches seem to also be spinning down on the collars compared to the bilsteins. Hub wear looks like it is better and tire wear is the same or a bit improved.
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We are seeing extreme wear on the perch collar from the spring at the top of the collar. Perches seem to also be spinning down on the collars compared to the bilsteins. Hub wear looks like it is better and tire wear is the same or a bit improved.

do you tape your Collar's i use a bit of Gaffers tape no issues.


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