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Old 03-10-2009, 07:14 PM   #46
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Thumbs up Awesome Shocks!

We have been running Tex's shocks for about 6 weeks now and wow they do work!!
My son Hunter said they are excllent and will not race without them.
Traction, cornering, whoops, square ledge holes they take them in stride!
They allow the tires to stay in contact with the ground allowing you to run faster lap times.
They work plain and simple!!

While running these he has continously set low lap times!!


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Old 03-10-2009, 07:18 PM   #47
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The testimonials are getting a bit redundant.

I think we all want to just know how they are engineered to work.

I understand that Tex is a good guy.

Tex, can you comment about how they are designed to work? With your patent pending, you can do this right?
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The testimonials are getting a bit redundant.

I think we all want to just know how they are engineered to work.
you're right, i guess we are talking them up alot. as far as how they are engineered. my guess there was a quadratic equation used with a little voodoo thrown in.

sorry, had to have fun.
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I dont really care how they work, from what I am hearing they work awesome..I have also heard some people on other threads are using Tex's shock internals inside there own big bore stock shocks. (XRAY) with the same wonderful results...Just let us know when they are for sale Tex!! and how to get em
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Old 03-11-2009, 02:56 PM   #50
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yes it did, i realize that due to the soft setups that i like, these are a must for me. and are you refering to me as the top local driver?
Yeah Doug... You're the top Sportsman driver who gets in the way of the experts. (kinda like I do in the Sportsman class.)
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taking a guess. but it sounds like a position sensing shock. it
has a outer shock body and a inner shock body with a hole near the top of the inner body, then another hole about 3/4 the way down. when the piston is between these to holes some fluid will bypass the piston through the bottom hole flowing above the piston to the top, when the piston is below the bottom hole full dampining is in place.

am i close?
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They come in 95, 105, 115 and 125mm pairs.
Subscribed for more info. What do the sizes refer too? If it's center to center of the mounting bolts, you need longer sizes. My RC8 rear shocks are more than 125mm center to center of the mounting bolts. A truggy would be even longer. Perhaps you are sizing the length of just the shock body? Shock shaft? What?

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All this makes me think of something I read once.

NASA spent over $1,000,000 to develop a pen that could write in outer space. The Russians used a pencil.
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Or the 1000 dollar billet toilet seat used on some airplanes. This brings up a good point. Its important to think about price. I would buy expensive shocks if they work, last,and the ware and tear parts are inexpensive. You know things like shafts, caps, seals, and spring holder are gonna get hammered. Who wants to have to buy a 40 dollar shock shaft when it bends.
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I dont really care how they work, from what I am hearing they work awesome..I have also heard some people on other threads are using Tex's shock internals inside there own big bore stock shocks. (XRAY) with the same wonderful results...Just let us know when they are for sale Tex!! and how to get em
So, I already know these are new shocks.But, will I have the option to run a portion of them inside my exsisting Xray shocks?
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Hope you make a million, if it's worth having it's worth trying.

What is the lightest wieght fluid anyone has used ?
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hey guys,

i read this thread from the begginin and just few days ago, i read a news about the news virus shock ...

tex, can you tell me if your shock work similar or not at all?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFIvzNsU6A8


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In paragraph 2 in post #1 by Tex, he says that these shocks he is producing are nothing like the Virus shocks.
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Old 03-11-2009, 08:00 PM   #59
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So, I already know these are new shocks.But, will I have the option to run a portion of them inside my exsisting Xray shocks?

Speek to Nick Vanderwal? (spell) he is doing exactly that
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2 questions that hopefully you can answer...what is the shock body/piston diameter...and what is the shock shaft diameter?
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