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Old 02-18-2009, 10:16 PM   #1
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Hey guys I am using 8t rear shocks (4) on my Savage Flux for street use and I bought the shocks off ebay and they are crazy stiff (light grey springs from 1.0 roller). Anyone know a good firm spring (color?) that is slightly less firm then the grey?? Also, do you know what weight of oil are in them? THANKYOU!
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purple is the hardest losi rear spring

but any 16mm big bore spring will fit, Jammin, Xray, TA and the likes
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purple is the hardest losi rear spring

but any 16mm big bore spring will fit, Jammin, Xray, TA and the likes
is the black spring less firm then the light grey? Anyone know the weight of oil put in by the factory on the rears?
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is the black spring less firm then the light grey? Anyone know the weight of oil put in by the factory on the rears?


chances are if you bought them used they did not have stock oil in them...if they were new and pulled from a kit...its not even genuine losi oil...swap it out for some real stuff....40-45 up front and 25-35 for the rear...pending what feel your after.
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chances are if you bought them used they did not have stock oil in them...if they were new and pulled from a kit...its not even genuine losi oil...swap it out for some real stuff....40-45 up front and 25-35 for the rear...pending what feel your after.
They are new from an eBay chop shop. Not Losi oil? lol thats stupid. So um any more info on the springs? Do I have to PM adam drake?
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Check Losi.com or look on AMAIN at the different numbers. I think the higher the number the stiffer the spring.
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Here are the part numbers and spring rate. The higher the rate the stiffer the spring. Also here is a link to amain to the shocks. click here

LOSA5456 Team Losi 15mm Shock Springs 3.1" x 2.5 Rate (Red)
LOSA5457 Team Losi 15mm Shock Springs 3.1" x 2.8 Rate (Silver)
LOSA5458 Team Losi 15mm Shock Springs 3.1" x 3.1 Rate (Green)
LOSA5459 Team Losi 15mm Shock Springs 3.1" x 3.4 Rate (Black)
LOSA5460 Team Losi 15mm Shock Springs 3.1" x 3.7 Rate (White)
LOSA5462 Team Losi 15mm Shock Springs, 3.1" x 4.3 Rate (Purple)
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