Basic Shock Tuning

Basic Shock Tuning Suggestions



Compress Rebound Compress Rebound
Straightaway Bouncing – all damping levels are generally low. In

some cases the adjustments could be too firm if the car is overreacting to small inputs

+ + + +
Straight Line Braking – Front Lockup

Straight Line Braking – Rear Lockup +

Trail Braking – Slow Turn in Response +

Trail Braking – Understeer

Trail Braking – Oversteer +

Turn In (No Braking) – Understeer

Turn In (No Braking) – Oversteer


Steady State Turning – Understeer + +
Steady State Turning – Oversteer + +
Corner Exit – Understeer


Corner Exit – Oversteer


Straight Line Acceleration – Lack of Traction

This guide is taken from the real Ford Mustang FR500s setup guide and should prove a good rule of thumb to help with all iRacing road cars that have bump and rebound settings to their suspension.