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Old 08-04-2015, 07:25 AM   #8536
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I personally run Pro Match 6500 70c and a 15T pinion and have no trouble at all and I do not remember seeing anyone in Pro4 running 3S and no one has any issues at all. the track is a high bite well maintained indoors track and is on the large side for being indoors.
The class rules are 2S in our area. I can make 9-11 minutes on a 6500 2S SMC. All my batteries have swelled thou. I am currently running a 2 pole 4.5T thunderpower 550, but it has a ton of boost and turbo timing added into it so probably drawing a lot of amps.
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Old 08-04-2015, 08:33 AM   #8537
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I accept your conclusions based on vertical CG and can confirm it to an extent.
I decided to mount a gopro to the body one day. The chassis roll was over the top and made driving it exponentially more difficult. So I understand where your coming from.
I know your a well known pro. And I haven't any doubt you know what your talking about. But like I stated before, I like to tinker and the tracks we run on around here are no where close to the quality you most likely frequent in the WC. This is why I was questioning the inverted big bore shock idea.
Inverted shouldn't add much if any vertical GC imbalance.
RCGOD stated it would cause added unsprung weight, which I also agree with.
But to what effect is what I want to know, and to what degree can possible CG or unsprung weight can be negated through the swaybar tuning.
These are all things I want to know so I am going to be hard headed enough to have to try.
Sway bars don't always work as intended. For example, when you have such a high CG and tons of body roll like an SCT, the outer suspensions is going to travel down and the sway bar will actually bring the inside down with it, and hold it down.
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Old 08-05-2015, 08:33 PM   #8538
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witch shock pistons .
would like to rebuild mine should I get ne bodys also?
I see some tlr ones but not sure witch ones are equal to the stock 3 s.
I run on a medium size outdoor track loom med size bumps.
what doo you guys recommend.
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Old 08-05-2015, 09:08 PM   #8539
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Sway bars don't always work as intended. For example, when you have such a high CG and tons of body roll like an SCT, the outer suspensions is going to travel down and the sway bar will actually bring the inside down with it, and hold it down.
Are you saying it will cause the inside to resist compression stroke creating an abundance of "push"?

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witch shock pistons .
would like to rebuild mine should I get ne bodys also?
I see some tlr ones but not sure witch ones are equal to the stock 3 s.
I run on a medium size outdoor track loom med size bumps.
what doo you guys recommend.
thanks mike
Check into these. (VRP X Pistions)The dyno results are impressive on paper, and I have heard a lot of good things.

Casper, Frank, Ryan... Have you guys tested these out, and if so what is your honest opinion of them?

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Old 08-05-2015, 10:05 PM   #8540
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Are you saying it will cause the inside to resist compression stroke creating an abundance of "push"?



Check into these. (VRP X Pistions)The dyno results are impressive on paper, and I have heard a lot of good things.

Casper, Frank, Ryan... Have you guys tested these out, and if so what is your honest opinion of them?

No, it actually pulls the inside down through the compression stroke, then both inside and outside don't "return" well. Just my opinion of how sway bars work sometimes. I generally don't run them on the SCTE and I never run them on the 22SCT 2.0 2wd.

No, never tried those pistons.
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No I have not tried the LRP pistons. I personally do like sway bars and run them on my SCTE as well as the SCT but this is why there are tuning options.
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So should I just buy the black #3 pistons
Or are the tlr white ones better just wondering witch one to get
Idk what the #3 are as in how big the holes are
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Old 08-06-2015, 05:00 AM   #8543
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So should I just buy the black #3 pistons
Or are the tlr white ones better just wondering witch one to get
Idk what the #3 are as in how big the holes are
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Get the #3 pistons(if you have the stock pistons that came with the truck you will only need one pack of LOSB2909). The "white" pistons only come in 2 and 3 hole configurations. The #3 pistons are 4 hole pistons.
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Get the #3 pistons(if you have the stock pistons that came with the truck you will only need one pack of LOSB2909). The "white" pistons only come in 2 and 3 hole configurations. The #3 pistons are 4 hole pistons.
You can also use the precision machined piston blanks to drill pistons any size you want to try.

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You can also use the precision machined piston blanks to drill pistons any size you want to try.

http://www.tlracing.com/Products/Def...odID=TLR233011
What are the hole dimensions of the #3 pistons holes? Also, are these a tighter in the piston body?
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Old 08-06-2015, 09:19 AM   #8546
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I wouldn't know what to do with those frank
When you by the pack of 10 witch I have one that came wit my truck
It looks like you get a set of 1s 2s 3s 4s and 5s
What is the difference can I drill some out to make more the same as the 3s
I bought the truck used about 2 years ago and have only refilled the shocks
So I am assuming some new pistons would probly be needed
Do you think I should get shock body's also or do they hold up
And while I'm at it I think I have black and silver springs
Are the ones that calms in the 4 pack of springs really better
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Shock Piston sizes:
#1 0.95mm | #2 1.00mm |#3 1.05mm | #4 1.10mm | #5 1.15mm
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#1 0.95mm | #2 1.00mm |#3 1.05mm | #4 1.10mm | #5 1.15mm
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What are the hole dimensions of the #3 pistons holes? Also, are these a tighter in the piston body?
The white machined pistons will be of a tighter tolerance meaning there is less blow by than the pack of black molded pistons. This makes a big difference and may be a plus or a minus for you depending on how much you like to tinker.

So, if you are trying to copy a setup, I would use the pistons they say. If you are trying to get close but want to play with some stuff, you can start at a much better place by using a precision system and then drilling as you see fit.

I have seen both methods work for folks, just depends what type of person you are
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got the shocks all apart.
and what I found was 2 hole pistons all around
ill assume they are the 22 pistons.
so im putting new #3 pistons in.
will this be a big change and if so in witch direction.
was going to stick with the 25 and 30 oil.
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