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Old 09-21-2013, 06:55 AM   #6001
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They are close, but not the same. The widths and the letter designations are the same from the 415 style to the 416 style but the profile in the center of the blocks has been changed to accommodate belt clearance. Check out this link:

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It has pretty good illustrations to show the differences.

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Old 09-21-2013, 12:29 PM   #6002
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I have my shock lengths at 61.5mm should the front be longer or all 4 comers should be the same and if so is 61.5mm to long or is that the correct length.
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Old 09-21-2013, 09:12 PM   #6003
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I have my shock lengths at 61.5mm should the front be longer or all 4 comers should be the same and if so is 61.5mm to long or is that the correct length.
61.5 all round
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Old 09-21-2013, 11:17 PM   #6004
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61.5 all round
Mine are at 61.2, but I keep getting told to run them at 62.5 like everyone else. I'm gonna go lighter shock fluid so I need to be set and done and which measurement to go.
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Old 09-21-2013, 11:26 PM   #6005
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Mine are at 61.2, but I keep getting told to run them at 62.5 like everyone else. I'm gonna go lighter shock fluid so I need to be set and done and which measurement to go.
It doesn't make a huge difference, shorter is a little more grip. To get shorter than 61mm you have to cut the piston thread, below 60.5mm you can't get enough droop at the rear, so 61.5 is pretty much optimal
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Old 09-22-2013, 02:51 PM   #6006
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Had anybody tried different shock pistons for the TRF work shocks or used the blank TRF pistons and tried 4 holes instead of 3.
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Old 09-22-2013, 05:04 PM   #6007
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Had anybody tried different shock pistons for the TRF work shocks or used the blank TRF pistons and tried 4 holes instead of 3.
I have some Reflex Racing 3x1.1 in my TRF shocks I have in my TB03, Reflex also make 4 hole pistons and soft bladders that work real well.
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Yeah I didn't think u guys were going to race.
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Old 09-22-2013, 09:35 PM   #6009
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How do the 3x1.1 work? I asked Christian at reflex and he said they didn't fit.
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So after a few runs a few months back, and advice from more seasoned veterans, I needed more flex in my chassis. I did everything from the kente h mod and only running the 2 farthest screws on the bulk head to putting 2.5 mm spacers under the top deck. After I heard that conversion kits were coming out to increase flex, I got excited. I was communicating through sepes and smokem. They are both a similar design. I ultimately decided to go with smokem for a few reasons. #1 I have those lower deck and am VERY satisfied with their quality.#2 the smokem came with both sides of the bearing holder (more complete kit at a much cheaper price $25 different if I am not mistaken) #3 the smokem holds the bearing in place without having to run the kentech mod. Engineering took small details into account. I will hopefully race soon and report back.

Am I the only one who reamed out my arms? I've reamed out my arms on every chassis I've owned from my ta04, to my yokomo mr4tc back in '99 and now this one. I was hesitant at first but after a few runs I noticed binding. I only took a piece of 800 grit and 2000 grit sand paper and sanded the holes(did not ream with a drill bit or nail) I just wanted smooth articulation and I achieved it. Anyone else do something similar?
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How do the 3x1.1 work? I asked Christian at reflex and he said they didn't fit.
I didn't ask so i just tried them they worked in my older TRF shocks.
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The TRF work shocks?
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Has anybody tried the Ride Pro Matched 23mm big bore touring car springs?
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Has anybody tried the Ride Pro Matched 23mm big bore touring car springs?
I run the ride pro matched standard bore and love them. It's a balance between hpi and tamiya. The length of the tamiya at the rate a tad softer than the hpi springs.
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Here is the image of the smokem mount. As you can see, perfect color match to the tamiya parts.
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