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Old 07-24-2008, 08:23 PM   #31
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ok, what I did was put half 25wt/half 30wt Losi shock oil in my rear shocks. Is that good with yellow springs for a small track like OCRC?
I`m guessing your trying to get close to a 27.5 oil in your shocks ?

As for your track , it will come down to personal preference and driving style . You also need to take into consideration what shock pistons are in the shocks before making any big changes .

I always liked running my trucks with softer springs then some others at my track . Best thing to do is get some practice and talk to a few fast guys at your track as far as set up and go from there . Not everyone runs the same setup as driving styles are different .
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The stock shock pistons from my mf2 kit.
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about 10 years ago - at the off-road stock nats, it was so hot inside the building, we were shooting some type of freon (I think I spelled that wrong), into the motor to get it as cold as possible before the start of the run, that's how hot the motors were getting during the runs.

I also remember water dipping stock motors too break them in - even heard stories of someone dipping in the toilet at one hotel race. The good old days!
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The stock shock pistons from my mf2 kit.
I wanna say they came with #56 pistons stock and if so you might like the yellow springs with the oils you put in . Only one way to know .
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I just took my rear shocks apart and they had 3 holes in them.

BTW what shocks are more important, front or rear shocks? Like if I only have time to do 1 rebuild or change of shock oil, which one needs it most?
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I just took my rear shocks apart and they had 3 holes in them.

BTW what shocks are more important, front or rear shocks? Like if I only have time to do 1 rebuild or change of shock oil, which one needs it most?




They all have three holes and the color determines the size of the holes . You should have red pistons in yours . Both front and rear shocks are just as important . It only takes a few minutes to change the oil all four .

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#56 pistons are red , #57 are black , #55 are orange , and #54 are blue
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I am pretty sure tha mine were yellow.
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I am pretty sure tha mine were yellow.

Hhhmm , well then they can`t be Losi shock pistons . Unless someone put #60 pistons in and they turned yellow , but I highly doubt that .
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