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Vehicle struts serve a number of different purposes, including adding control to extreme handling conditions such as sudden turning and braking.

Every vehicle’s suspension — the collection of parts that supports it, cushions its load from bumps, and enables it to turn — represents a compromise by the designers.

In the land of aftermarket suspensions there are spring kits, air bag kits, adjustable shocks and struts, and a variety of other approaches to improving handling and/or changing ride height, but when the subject is improving high-speed handling, the most hushed tones and awed looks are reserved for the “coilover.