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Old 10-30-2007, 06:36 AM   #1
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Can anybody rely their oil wieghts? Is 400 40wt? 350 35wt?
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Approximately, yes. There is a few tables and websites where people have measured the various brands viscosity to draw a comparison.
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400 is closer to 30-32.5
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If you plan to use mugen shock oil, then you should keep it consistent.

Different brand have different recipe regarding oil viscocity, so keep it in one brand only from now on.

I also use Mugen oils. It's good quality and price okay.
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yea mugen is kinda left handed, but teabag was right, 30-32.5 is 400 wt
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yea mugen is kinda left handed, but teabag was right, 30-32.5 is 400 wt
That's WAY too inaccurate for me.
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Trying to use WT to use CPS and vice versa is too inconsistent. If I am not mistaken, they don't compare proportionately when you go higher of lower in viscosity. Try to use the same type and brand oils when setting up your car, that way you know its consistent and you are actually using the correct oil when following a setup sheet. I prefer CPS beacuse you have more accurate vicosity index to work with. Mugen oil is fairly priced. I got about 12 shocks filled from one bottle and still have some left.
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Can anybody rely their oil wieghts? Is 400 40wt? 350 35wt?
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Try these sites:
http://www.offroad-cult.org/Special/...wt_convert.php

http://www.twf8.ws/php/index.php?opt...per&Itemid=175
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not inaccurate if you only use mugen oils
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Their oils seem more consistent than Associated.
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Old 11-01-2007, 05:30 AM   #11
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Thanks guys. I appreciate the help. I have a lot of Losi so I'll probably sart their.
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