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Old 04-21-2010, 06:35 AM   #1
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Hi guys ive just got a new Losi EU, The front shock pistong comes out of the shock body when fully compressed is this correct?

Also does everyone run the little foam inserts above the bladders?

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Hi guys ive just got a new Losi EU, The front shock pistong comes out of the shock body when fully compressed is this correct?

Also does everyone run the little foam inserts above the bladders?

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No its not normal.......make shure they are not on the shaft upside down....they should set down on the shaft a little.....also make shure the shock end is all the way tight/snug......on the foams inserts....i run them.....they make the shock rebound more consistent over the race day.......
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It is normal, you will be fine. Under race conditions it will never compress that far.
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No its not normal.......make shure they are not on the shaft upside down....they should set down on the shaft a little.....also make shure the shock end is all the way tight/snug......on the foams inserts....i run them.....they make the shock rebound more consistent over the race day.......
Everything is normal, piston is on right way etc. and its defo the right shaft as the rears are perfect. Ive screwed shock bottom on all the way till you can only see one thread, basically enough to fit a small pair of snips.
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It's perfectly normal, and as l3asher says the shocks never compress that far. The chassis bottoms out at around 3/4 stroke.

You need to run the foam inserts with the vented EU shock caps. You can run without them, but would need to get some 2.0 non-vented caps.
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Ok cheers! Thanks alot.


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they are right i misunderstood sorry..........
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