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Old 04-03-2006, 11:07 PM   #1
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Default Hellfire Shock Shaft Wear

I have noticed that all the coatings on my Hellfire's shock shafts have worn off! I think dirt is getting in between the seal and the shaft and is rubbing the coating away. I put a set of shock sleeves on my Hellfire to prevent dirt from getting in and really messing something up. They can be found at Beeteeracing.com
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Old 04-04-2006, 07:27 AM   #2
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Get yourself some balloons (the kind you use to make animals out of) Cut one end off and slid the end that you would blow it up from on the shock body bottom and cover the entire shaft. Makes it just like a 1/8th buggy setup it works very well and is cheap as can be.
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Old 04-04-2006, 10:02 AM   #3
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Placing the Sock Socks/Sleeves or balloons over the springs does change your spring effect some, known fact. You can use balloons or boots over the shafts and those do not effect the spring, but may effect the dampening somewhat.

Also the coating on the Hellfire parts is TiNi (Titanium Nitride) correct? If so thats the problem, TiNi is not well known for staying adhered to items very long.
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