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Old 01-02-2008, 06:34 PM   #1
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Guy`s excuse the newbie question. but I have been reading up on shock limiters for my rc10gt< what are they what exactly do they do and where do you get them.
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im probably wrong, but i think they are little plastic spacers that you put on your suspension, and it compresses the spring a little bit making your suspension stiffer, and also making it so that it bottoms out sooner.
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They are small spacers that you put on the inside of your shocks (on the shock shaft under the piston) that limit the amount of travel that your shocks will have. This all has to do with weight transfer and the way your GT will handle.
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They limit your down travel
One theory is that by making your shock work in the middle of its stroke it is more efficient
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Steebo is correct.

They limit the shocks down travel.
If you add them in the front shocks it will increase on power steering but will also decrease rear traction. Do this on high bite tracks.

If you add them in the rear shocks it will help the truck to diff out quicker, the rear of the truck will rotate faster through a corner and will take away alittle off power steering. Normaly most racers never add them to the rear, it will help also on a real rough track to limit the down travel of the shocks.

Limiting the shocks will also not let the truck jump as well as if they had no limiters in them.
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