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Old 11-26-2015, 11:49 AM   #406
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Anybody have the shock package figured out? My buddies doesn't seem to jump or land all that well but the car corners extremely fast...
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Anybody have the shock package figured out? My buddies doesn't seem to jump or land all that well but the car corners extremely fast...
What makes you think its the shocks? car jumps and lands just fine.
I run, med-high bite carpet, corners like on rails.
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Old 11-26-2015, 12:02 PM   #408
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No, I think the car handles better with Sanyo 1400 SCR packs. JMO.
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Old 11-26-2015, 12:42 PM   #409
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wich shockpistons are included with the kit? I want to run the car on carpet and astroturf and want to know if i have to buy 2x1.6 and 2x1.7 pistons serparately?
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Old 11-26-2015, 01:01 PM   #410
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Buy the pistons. The kit units are garbage.
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Old 11-26-2015, 01:26 PM   #411
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Do you guys all use shorty lipo's?
So far, yes shorty only. Might give saddles a go at some point.
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What makes you think its the shocks? car jumps and lands just fine.
I run, med-high bite carpet, corners like on rails.
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Old 11-26-2015, 02:17 PM   #413
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What makes you think its the shocks? car jumps and lands just fine.
I run, med-high bite carpet, corners like on rails.
I've been racing for years and air can tell when the suspension isn't right... and my friend agrees also... the car slaps the ground quite hard off jumps and the car isn't very settled. 8mm just curious what people are running and what's working for them? The car has very little droop, how much are you guys running?
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I went with no limiters in my shocks and the droop is fairly decent. Again all personal preference however any looking for more droop just ditch the limiters and I think you will be happy.

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I went with no limiters in my shocks and the droop is fairly decent. Again all personal preference however any looking for more droop just ditch the limiters and I think you will be happy.

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What oils and pistons and which springs?
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What oils and pistons and which springs?
VRP shock pistons. As you know track type plays a huge roll in selecting pistons oil weight and springs etc. I went with 1.3 rear 1.6 front. 1.3 handles normal tracks (not ultra smooth) medium jumps. I didn't want the rear end to stiff thus another reason I went a happy medium at 1.3, also I went 30 weight over 27.5 as I didn't want the rear end to collapse as easy.
1.6 front mainly due to the buggy having so much steering I didn't want the front end to be to soft creating more steering.

30 weight rear 32.5 front with the 1.3 rear 1.6 front VRP pistons. I have not played around with other pistons sizes, shock oil weights or springs.
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I've been racing for years and air can tell when the suspension isn't right... and my friend agrees also... the car slaps the ground quite hard off jumps and the car isn't very settled. 8mm just curious what people are running and what's working for them? The car has very little droop, how much are you guys running?
I think mine has a decent amount of droop, but I didn't screw the shock bottom ball end all the way on. Looking at some setup sheets, they have 22-23mm of shock shaft visible on the front, 30mm on the rear. I have a little bit of the shock shaft thread showing to get those measurements.
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I think mine has a decent amount of droop, but I didn't screw the shock bottom ball end all the way on. Looking at some setup sheets, they have 22-23mm of shock shaft visible on the front, 30mm on the rear. I have a little bit of the shock shaft thread showing to get those measurements.
Bear in mind the set up sheets that are available at the moment are for cars with the gull wing wishbones. That will effect the droop considerably.
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Bear in mind the set up sheets that are available at the moment are for cars with the gull wing wishbones. That will effect the droop considerably.
True, but that only affects the front, but it's a good place to start & I've always found its the rear on cars where I'd like more droop.
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Now that the kit has been out for a few weeks, are there any absolute hop-ups that are needed (such as the Aluminum narrow pulley & belt set) for increased performance on high bite surfaces?
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