Recently more and more people have been running their RC cars with upside down shocks, mostly on smooth, high-grip tracks. Will it work for you? Maybe.
- Lower center of gravity
- More unsprung weight
- Less chassis roll, more stable in corners
- Reduces lifting of front end when on-power
Shocks right side-up
- Higher center of gravity
- Less unsprung weight
- More chassis roll
- More likely to lift front end on-power
For some excellent, in-depth discussion of the pros and cons, check out our full article about upside down shocks for RC cars.