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Old 12-16-2012, 09:00 AM   #391
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I redid the front 2 last night before today. As noticed they had been leaking slightly. Still seem to leak a bit.. cant seem to see if its from the Bottom or top area. Bit confusing, built shocks for a few years same method with green slime and no issues till now?
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Old 12-16-2012, 10:39 AM   #392
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The car looks good on carpet. Can't wait to see some vids of the car on clay.
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Old 12-17-2012, 02:26 AM   #393
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Interested to see how this will be on high grip dry astro as if certainly didn't seem to lack traction in the wet.
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Old 12-17-2012, 02:31 AM   #394
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- Mounted the shocks with the bleed screws pointing inwards for better protection.
- Losi foams for the ball studs.
- Extra washers where the turnbuckles are mounted on the shock towers.
















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Old 12-17-2012, 04:41 AM   #395
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Lookin good! You should sand/round/CA glue your shock towers. That will make them much less likely to splinter or break. I'm jeolous!!!!
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any damage reports yet?
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This thread need more images

- Mounted the shocks with the bleed screws pointing inwards for better protection.
- Losi foams for the ball studs.
- Extra washers where the turnbuckles are mounted on the shock towers.
















Nice pics. Makes feel all funny inside. I guess that means I'm excited,







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Old 12-17-2012, 05:28 AM   #398
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Ran mine for the 1st time today:

Question-Anyone have any issues with shock caps seeping oil? Noticed a couple of times, what looked like shock oil. On the thread body on the shock cap near the top. Built them as manual suggests ect.. any ideas?

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I noticed there is no o-ring between the shock cap and the shock body. I will be mighty impressed if these shocks don't leak.
Probably because there is no o-ring inside the shock cap. All other emulsion shocks have them. A bit of an oversight in my opinion...
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Lookin good! You should sand/round/CA glue your shock towers. That will make them much less likely to splinter or break. I'm jeolous!!!!
Good point. I saw that tip in the manual. When I had a Schumacher Cougar SV a few years ago I did not seal them and I had no problems. Maybe I have to get thrashed towers once before I realize how great this tip is
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Good point. I saw that tip in the manual. When I had a Schumacher Cougar SV a few years ago I did not seal them and I had no problems. Maybe I have to get thrashed towers once before I realize how great this tip is
Go over the edges with a permanent marker before the glue, it looks a lot better.
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Clean looking car!
In my opinion there's no need for foams for the ballstuds- ballcups are open anyways...
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Probably because there is no o-ring inside the shock cap. All other emulsion shocks have them. A bit of an oversight in my opinion...
Yeah I did think about that.. Didn't think I missed read the build that bad! Any idea what other I rings may fit? Otherwise bet there will be hop up ones out soon.
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Clean looking car!
In my opinion there's no need for foams for the ballstuds- ballcups are open anyways...
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apparently you are unaware that the europeans run in conditions that most of us in the US would never consider.
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Ugh. Still waiting news of the US shipments arriving.
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apparently you are unaware that the europeans run in conditions that most of us in the US would never consider.
Ha ha ha excellent point . True that is. Only wish we had your indoor dirt tracks over here too.
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