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Old 12-02-2010, 04:44 AM   #6421
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Check the roll centre blocks.

Check the shock tops and bottoms.

Check the pre-load adjusters haven't been screwed on upside down.
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Anyone who has a good setup with foam tires
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Old 12-02-2010, 06:29 AM   #6423
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I have done everything you guys told me to do, miraculously when I installed a Tamiya shocks I can set the ride height anywhere I want. I will be taking pictures with the Tamiya shocks on and with the Photns. Maybe the car just want a little blue in it.
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Old 12-02-2010, 06:37 AM   #6424
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I have done everything you guys told me to do, miraculously when I installed a Tamiya shocks I can set the ride height anywhere I want. I will be taking pictures with the Tamiya shocks on and with the Photns. Maybe the car just want a little blue in it.
NO...the photon will not hook up with blue shocks Did you measure the length of your shocks? If so what is the length?
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You are doing something wrong. I can get my rideheight down to like 2mm if I have the collars all the way up.
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Old 12-02-2010, 06:53 AM   #6426
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You are doing something wrong. I can get my rideheight down to like 2mm if I have the collars all the way up.
agree+1 you are doing something wrong. Post pics
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Old 12-02-2010, 08:46 AM   #6427
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I have done everything you guys told me to do, miraculously when I installed a Tamiya shocks I can set the ride height anywhere I want. I will be taking pictures with the Tamiya shocks on and with the Photns. Maybe the car just want a little blue in it.
check your shock shafts, on some of them there's a 4mm piece unthreaded on the end of the shaft itself that stops you from shortening the shock much more than 63mm
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Old 12-02-2010, 08:52 AM   #6428
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You are doing something wrong. I can get my rideheight down to like 2mm if I have the collars all the way up.
I know there is something I'm missing because it was not like these befor. Take a look at the pictures. Note: blue ball stud is by tamiya which I think should not matter,I have been using TOP stud and ride height is the same.
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I know there is something I'm missing because it was not like these befor. Take a look at the pictures. Note: blue ball stud is by tamiya which I think should not matter,I have been using TOP stud and ride height is the same.
Incorrect shock bottoms. Tamiya? Put the TOP ones back on.
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some more. BTW rea has no problem. Also one picture with the shock is, is that the right link for it or maybe the shorter one.
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Incorrect shock bottoms. Tamiya? Put the TOP ones back on.
Are you talking about the blue ball stud ?
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Are you talking about the blue ball stud ?
No, the aluminium shock bottoms. The spring retainer. THE SHOCK BOTTOMS!
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Old 12-02-2010, 09:01 AM   #6433
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some more. BTW rea has no problem. Also one picture with the shock is, is that the right link for it or maybe the shorter one.
yeah...that's probably the problem. The ball cups that go on the shafts should be the short ones.
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No, the aluminium shock bottoms. The spring retainer. THE SHOCK BOTTOMS!
you mean the SPRING RETAINER.
I have been using them before and had no problems just after the tear down.
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Old 12-02-2010, 09:05 AM   #6435
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Are you talking about the blue ball stud ?
PS that blue ball stud is too small for the TOP shock ends.

Don't give your car to your friend to work on any more. It's all over the place with parts. Strip it back down yourself and build it like the manual says. It will run a lot better.
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