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Old 11-03-2010, 09:43 PM   #1
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for my 1/8 buggy stock ones are alright, but im sure new ones would work better

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for my 1/8 buggy stock ones are alright, but im sure new ones would work better

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xray 808 big bores are great for the price. if you need more droop then get the kyosho ones. the losi ones only work good on the eights and same for rc8
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What car do you got. Generally get the BIG BORE shocks for you car.
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What car do you got. Generally get the BIG BORE shocks for you car.
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what website can i order them from?
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i suggest getting the Ofna 16mm shocks... you can get them at amainhobbies.com
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i'll check those out, i think my local hobbyshop can order em in for me
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Make sure your buggie can take them, sometimes the geometry is off, or there is not enough clearance from your shock tower to your front arms for big bore shocks. You cant just put big bores on any buggy. You should check with other LX drivers and make sure before you spend $100 on 4 new shocks
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The Jammin/hong nor big bores will be the closest brand to keep your up travel and down travel and they are one of the easiest brands to build and the seals and bladders last a long time if you use shock boots and disguard the wipers that go on the out side of the shock. You will need to order medium springs. It sounds to me like your stock LX shocks just needs a rebuild with new shafts and bladders. If you are getting more serious about eighth scale maybe it's time to save your money and select a more modern race car.
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Well, for the price of new big bore shocks, you might as well spend another $125 and get a nice used roller with them already on it.
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