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Old 10-12-2008, 08:44 AM   #1
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I have a mbx5t that I am having something strange happening with my shocks. I change my oils after quite often to keep things fresh. I have noticed that the bladder in the shock cap will be dented (slightly compressed) on one or two of them everytime. No inparticular one (front or back) but they don't rebound like they are supposed to without the spring on them. I have raced this truck all season and am wondering if it is time for a rebuild kit on these or if this is common.
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The Mugen bladders will deform and stretch out when old. If you get news ones, compare it to the old ones and you'll seen the difference.
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The Mugen bladders will deform and stretch out when old. If you get news ones, compare it to the old ones and you'll seen the difference.
Thanks for the reply. I have searched for tech tips on building these shocks with poor results. Let's here how everyone changes oil in their shocks and methods of rebuilding.
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if you are using 13mm Mugen shocks, try these bladders:
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/10110
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I am using the stock shocks that come on the mbx5t. Are they 13mm?
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