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Choosing the Perfect SumoSpring Color for Your Vehicle: An Outback Kitters Buyer's Guide

by Bonn Del Mundo 26 Feb 2024 0 Comments
Choosing the Perfect SumoSpring Color for Your Vehicle: An Outback Kitters Buyer's Guide

SumoSprings, renowned as an airbag alternative, often leave enthusiasts curious about the meanings behind their colors and how these nuances impact the overall application. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll embark on a journey to unveil the secrets of SumoSprings’ colors, delving deep into their densities and shedding light on how to make the most informed choice for your vehicle.

Unveiling The Innovation: SumoSprings Composition

Diverging from the conventional rubber, SumoSprings stand out as a testament to innovation. Crafted from micro-cellular polyurethane filled with millions of tiny air bubbles, these suspension marvels boast a maintenance-free design coupled with a robust lifetime warranty. What sets SumoSprings apart from rubber bump stops is their identity as progressive springs, delivering support precisely when needed while preserving your factory ride quality. This departure from the norm prompts us to use the term “density” instead of the more common “durometer” associated with rubber components.

Understanding The Density Of SumoSprings

Understanding the density of SumoSprings involves unraveling the manufacturing process intricacies. Carefully integrated air pockets in the material create a progressive spring characteristic. The various colors assigned to SumoSprings correlate with different air pocket densities, resulting in a spectrum of lighter to heavier densities. This unique feature empowers us to fine-tune load capacity, ensuring optimal performance tailored to your specific needs.

Understanding The Colors: Three SumoSprings Densities

SumoSprings come in three distinctive colors, each offering a unique density rating:

  • Blue SumoSprings: Embodying the lightest density, identifiable by part numbers ending in -40.
  • Black SumoSprings: Representing a medium density, distinguished by part numbers ending in -47.
  • Yellow SumoSprings: Flaunting the heaviest density, identified by part numbers ending in -54.

Choosing Wisely: Why Size Isn’t Everything

In the realm of SumoSprings, the color holds the key to performance, debunking the myth that bigger equates to better. Opting for a higher-density load support might seem appealing, but it can have a detrimental impact on your unloaded ride quality. Our mission is to guide you in selecting the right color based on your setup, vehicle specifications, lifestyle, and intended usage. Should you require assistance in this crucial decision-making process, our team is just a message away.

Tailoring Your Selection: Matching Your Needs

While our content often features the versatile blue SumoSprings, renowned for providing excellent support, vibration reduction, and addressing sagging and body roll, the choice of color hinges on your unique requirements.

  • Blue: Tailored for weekend warriors towing trailers, offering support without compromising daily drive quality.
  • Black or Yellow: Ideal for vehicles consistently loaded, such as vans or trucks with permanent campers, providing additional support and vibration reduction.

To further demystify the colors, watch our insightful video where we illustrate the distinctions between the colors.

The Path To Perfect Selection: Leveraging The Application Guide

Navigate the array of SumoSprings options effortlessly by leveraging our application guide. It serves as your compass, guiding you to the perfect SumoSprings kit for your specific vehicle. Need personalized guidance? Don’t hesitate to reach out; our dedicated team is here to ensure your journey on the road is not just smooth but tailored to your exacting standards.

Use our application guide to see what we have for your vehicle.

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