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Old 09-28-2009, 11:21 AM   #1
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Default Shocks blown. Suggest some new ones.

I have a stock T-maxx 2.5 that I've finally tuned and got running.
Seems 4 year old gas will make tuning near impossible.

Well, i was beating it up on some jumps and two of my rear shocks blew up.
Whats a good replacement that's not going to break the bank or themselves the next time around?
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You can just take them apart and rebuild them. It is much cheaper than buying new shocks. If the shocks are damaged (cracked shock body) the only other option that I know of would be the Team Integy shocks.
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You can just take them apart and rebuild them. It is much cheaper than buying new shocks. If the shocks are damaged (cracked shock body) the only other option that I know of would be the Team Integy shocks.
What type of oil can I use in them? I have some really light 5w oil that I use in the shocks of my mountain bikes. Would that work or is there a more specific type?
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In my 8th Scale vehicles I run anywhere from 25-40 weight oils, but whenever I ran my Revo, I was anywhere from 50-60 weight. You can find shock oil at any hobby shop. Below is a link of what you are basically looking for.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...k-Oil-50wt-2oz
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