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Old 02-18-2009, 10:42 PM   #1
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Default I rebuilt one of my shocks today.

I just did one cause it was really bad, and the results were awesome. So now when I wake up tomorrow, I'm going to rebuild the other 3. I didn't know that rebuilding them would improve it so much. Haha.
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Just a rule of thumb for you if you do any you should at least do the other side like do both front or rear at a time. To keep your car consistent.
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Just a rule of thumb for you if you do any you should at least do the other side like do both front or rear at a time. To keep your car consistent.
Yeah I know. I would have done all of them, but it was getting dark out and there isn't a light out there. I'll finish the other ones today though.
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I just did one cause it was really bad, and the results were awesome. So now when I wake up tomorrow, I'm going to rebuild the other 3. I didn't know that rebuilding them would improve it so much. Haha.
Having a smooth running shock is very very important.

You can check to see if you need more oil by flipping your car upside down and lightly pressing the arm down. If you hear squishing and feel an empty spot you need oil. They should feel smooth and consistent even when the shock is compressed upside down.
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if your shocks were that bad you probably need to check your diffs
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if your shocks were that bad you probably need to check your diffs
Yeah I was thinking about that too. I'm not sure on how to work on those, though. I'm sure they oil. One of my shocks were completely oil and I had no idea.
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It should say how to get to the diffs in the manual. What car is this for? You need to get all the air bubbles out by moving the shaft up and down a couple times without the piston going too far up sucking in air.
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It should say how to get to the diffs in the manual. What car is this for? You need to get all the air bubbles out by moving the shaft up and down a couple times without the piston going too far up sucking in air.
It's for the Hellfire.
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Lol people stop posting once they figure out it's a hellfire -_-
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