Travel, compression, rebound, ride height—you’ve got a lot of factors to consider when installing aftermarket shock absorbers. Thankfully, the suspension experts at QA1 can explain what you need to know before buying any parts.

In today’s video, the QA1 team covers how to set up ride height, which will ultimately help determine what type and length of shock to buy. You’ll learn how to measure ride height on a hot rod’s Mustang II-style front suspension, plus ride height on a drag race-prepped Chevy Nova. The process is straightforward and requires nothing more than a tape measure and your time.

Learn how to measure ride height by watching this video.

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