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Old 10-26-2016, 10:17 PM   #1
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Hey guys. I'm trying to figure out what brand of springs I've got here. Thy came with a Serpent S411 I bought, but there seems to be too many colours for the Serpent S411 range of cars. I think the only colour not shown here are the grey ones. So, that's 10 colours in total, unless I missed something.

I've got them ordered roughly from softest to hardest, but would rally like to find a spring chart for them. Any ideas?

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Definately Serpent and if they are 23 mm in length, then here is your chart:

- Spring grey L23 (2.6/14.8) TC (2) (#160297)
- Spring black L23 (2.9/16.5) TC (2) (#160298)
- Spring white L23 (2.3/13) (2) (#160300)
- Spring yellow L23 (2.8/16) (2) (#160301)
- Spring orange L23 (3.4/19.5) (2) (#160302)
- Spring red L23 (4.1/23.5) (2) (#160303)
- Spring pink L23 (4.9/28) (2) (#160304)
- Spring blue L23 (5.8/33) (2) (#160305)
- Spring purple L23 (6.8/39) (2) (#160306)
- Spring green L23 (8/45.5) (2) (#160307)
- Spring grey L23 (9/51.5) (2) (#160308)
- Spring black L23 (10/57) (2) (#160309)
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Thanks! Found this. I'd better count coils to be sure. Kinda weird there are colours repeated, eh?

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Dang, not quite right. Counted coils and measured wire gauge. It's gets me in the ballpark anyway.
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Jim for the MTS pick a medium hard spring for the front, say green or orange ones, for the rear the softest ones you can find like the whites. Outdoors on the pave track, I ran it once or twice with really stiff bladders and full rebound and no springs on the back. Rc version of a nitrogen spring shock....lol
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http://www.serpent.com/product/400017/downloads/
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Thanks guys. It's a little confusing considering they coloured their springs differently for each line and I've got a set with 11 pairs, rather than 5, like the s411

Anyway, I'm in the ballpark now. I'll be copying Ivan's setup pretty close. It's a lot like an m05, so I uderstand it.

Now I need to unpack the grease from that effin diff.
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Silcone remover, from a body shop works wonders. I just tried some last night on my diff.
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Used thinner silicone to start, like 20wt. Then switched to silicone spray to really loosen up what was left..

It's a lot like when I used to grease my hair. Shampoo wouldn't touch that stuff, but baby oil loosened it up, so the soap could do what it does.
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