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Old 09-12-2012, 06:12 PM   #1471
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On our website. That's where all the set-ups are posted.
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Old 09-12-2012, 07:20 PM   #1472
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Hi, can some body clarify the weights of the RSD spring set?

I always thought they were as follow:
teal 12.5 lb
yellow 13.5 lb
silver 14.5 lb
blue 15.5 lb
silver 16.5 lb

However, I checked the RSD web site and it lists the following:

-11.5 lb/in (Teal)
-12.8 lb/in (Yellow)
-13.6 lb/in (Silver)
-14.4 lb/in (Blue)
-15.5 lb/in (Red)

Which one is correct? I bought one set a while ago and I am planning to buy a second set. Just need to verify the numbers before I hit the order button. Thanks.
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Old 09-12-2012, 07:24 PM   #1473
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The new numbers are the true rated number, the springs have not changed. Just our rating system.
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RSD051 RSD Front Bumper for TC6/RSD6

This is our new bumper, it is made a little more solid and wider than the AE version, and is still very light. It requires a bit of trimming underneath to make it fit right, but it has better coverage over the front wheels and is harder. Since it has more coverage it also does not allow the body to flex as much in collisions, which prevents the front fenders tucking into the front wheels, which prolongs the life of your TC's body.
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When are you restocking the RSD6 conversion kits?
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Old 09-12-2012, 08:58 PM   #1476
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Joe, they should be ready around Friday/ Monday.
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Old 09-13-2012, 12:35 AM   #1477
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hey christian, the setup you have posted on here for carpet which you said was great is different from the one you posted on reflex site..on here you say green and blue springs with same bars..on your reflex site, its purple springs all around..which one is it please..lol..thx
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Old 09-13-2012, 12:45 AM   #1478
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I just fixed it. The links were mixed up. The Carpet set-up is labeled as Mike's Hobby Shop - Carrolton, TX. It used Blue Front and Green Rear springs.
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I just tried to install the DCJs when I recognised that I forgot to order the roll pins (Raaaaah!). Maybe you can add a complete pack to your store (for i..... like me).
Now I have ro ask if there is a shim needed between the roll pin and the ball bearing?
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RSD051 RSD Front Bumper for TC6/RSD6

This is our new bumper, it is made a little more solid and wider than the AE version, and is still very light. It requires a bit of trimming underneath to make it fit right, but it has better coverage over the front wheels and is harder. Since it has more coverage it also does not allow the body to flex as much in collisions, which prevents the front fenders tucking into the front wheels, which prolongs the life of your TC's body.

I can vouch for the design of these bumpers... they are pretty wicked pieces.
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Old 09-13-2012, 11:33 AM   #1481
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The new numbers are the true rated number, the springs have not changed. Just our rating system.
Thanks. Going to place an order tonight when I get home.

Just to clarify one final detail, do these new numbers correspond to the AE spring rates? For example, since the AE silvers are 14.5 lb/in and RSD blues are 14.4 lb/in, the AE silver springs would be a close equivalent to the RSD blue springs?
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Thanks. Going to place an order tonight when I get home.

Just to clarify one final detail, do these new numbers correspond to the AE spring rates? For example, since the AE silvers are 14.5 lb/in and RSD blues are 14.4 lb/in, the AE silver springs would be a close equivalent to the RSD blue springs?
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Recently, we have been lucky enough to get to test hundreds of different springs on Avid's very cool spring gauge. This machine is super precise and allow us to test our springs and other brand's springs to get actual "TRUE RATINGS". With this, we have decided to start moving our spring ratings around a little bit to reflect this. As of tonight, I will change all the ratings of our springs to the "TRUE RATING" to reflect this. The springs have not changed, just our rating system.

Below are the new rates:
-RSD Teal 11.5
-AE Green 11.6
-RSD Yellow 12.8
-RSD Silver 13.6
-RSD Green 14.0
-RSD Blue 14.4
-AE Silver 14.5
-RSD Red 15.5
-RSD Purple 16.4
-AE Blue 16.6

Keep in mind, these are average for the springs and that the springs from AE to RSD might be similar in rate, however they will behave differently as AE uses different size wire for their springs than we do. Right now, all of our springs are made of 1.4mm wire, AE uses different sizes for different springs.
From a couple pages back. This list is the "true rate" for all the springs on the list
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Old 09-13-2012, 12:15 PM   #1483
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Thank you Mr. Gee
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Thanks Mr. Gee and Cristian. That cleared things up completely. I don't know how I missed that post...my bad.
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Old 09-14-2012, 02:00 PM   #1485
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RSD6 Conversion kits are back in stock.

They now include the V3 Bell Crank Systems. These are further refined for quicker, smoother steering response.
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