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Old 04-05-2010, 11:13 PM
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I'm with you NitroFreck. Some people are just to fussy. If your having trouble bleeding shocks I would suggest that you change the method that you use or your caps need to be replaced. The shocks are fine, they may not be the best but they are far from the worst.


It's not like AE has re-invented the shock with there new design. What people don't understand is that you just don't go changing things all the time. It upsets both the consumers, shops and the manufacturers if you do that. How are to sell older versions of kits and parts. Then there are instruction to change and there is bound to be someone out there that turns around and says thats not the picture on the side of the box.

I know that I'll be buying a SC10 FT just to strip it of all the new parts.


Unless there is a New T4 V2 due soon....
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Old 04-05-2010, 11:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Bobby Z View Post
I believe the consensus is that Losi 35 is closer to 32.5 AE oil or 2.5 lighter

so either run Losi 35 for slightly softer than AE 35 or run Losi 40 for slightly heavier. If Losi sells 37.5 wt that should be the same as AE 35
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Old 04-05-2010, 11:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Armaan View Post
Jeez, can't wait to get these...hopefully the bodies will work all the current hardware so we don't have to all buy new shocks.


Good to see AE followed Yokomo on this idea (and not too long after the caps either), now if they were to big bores life would surely rock!.
For the record the Yokomo shocks fit the B4
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Old 04-06-2010, 12:37 AM
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does anyone else notice more thread on the rear shock and less thread on the front? it looks like it to me, or does it just look that way because of the removable bottom cap?

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Old 04-06-2010, 07:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Bobby Z View Post
I believe the consensus is that Losi 35 is closer to 32.5 AE oil or 2.5 lighter

so either run Losi 35 for slightly softer than AE 35 or run Losi 40 for slightly heavier. If Losi sells 37.5 wt that should be the same as AE 35
AE is slightly thinner by weight. Look at the charts a few pages down on this site:

http://www.twf8.ws/php/index.php?opt...per&Itemid=175

There are a group of charts where the oils were measured with a Rheometer. The AE stuff is slightly thinner.
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Old 04-06-2010, 08:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Boz View Post
I'm with you NitroFreck. Some people are just to fussy. If your having trouble bleeding shocks I would suggest that you change the method that you use or your caps need to be replaced. The shocks are fine, they may not be the best but they are far from the worst.
I've been running AE since I had the original graphite RC10. The AE shocks are fine and i've only ran into a couple issues ever building the shocks for 20 years. But I must say I'm pretty excited about the new shocks. It's still nice to see that AE is progressing even though the old shocks worked well but there's always rooms for improvement.

I'm pretty upset that I just spent money on the old FT T4 shocks for a SC10 I'm building.
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Old 04-07-2010, 05:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Davidka View Post
AE is slightly thinner by weight. Look at the charts a few pages down on this site:

http://www.twf8.ws/php/index.php?opt...per&Itemid=175

There are a group of charts where the oils were measured with a Rheometer. The AE stuff is slightly thinner.
I stand corrected. I was convinced I read other posts that said AE oil was slightly thicker
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Old 04-07-2010, 08:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Bobby Z View Post
I stand corrected. I was convinced I read other posts that said AE oil was slightly thicker
You probably did read that, many have had first hand experience of the AE oils resulting in heavier damping by weight (Opposite of what those charts indicate). It would be interesting if whoever did those tests to perform updated tests on different batches to see how much the standards fluctuate.
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Old 04-07-2010, 10:03 PM
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those look exactly like my yokomo shocks.way better quality than my b4 shocks by far!!
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Old 04-07-2010, 10:55 PM
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same quality bro.

and congrats on bitching about buying shocks and something new and exciting comes out, exactly the reason AE doesnt want people to know about "new trick" stuff till its ready to go to the shop.

oh well im excited about the shocks.
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Old 04-07-2010, 11:02 PM
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Originally Posted by SmItH_aLeX View Post
same quality bro.

and congrats on bitching about buying shocks and something new and exciting comes out, exactly the reason AE doesnt want people to know about "new trick" stuff till its ready to go to the shop.

oh well im excited about the shocks.
who said anything about buying new shocks? and bitching? all i said was that the yokomo shock was better than my b4 shocks thats my opinion!.ive been dealing with the ae shocks for years and have had 0 issues with them.so why would i go out and but these when mine are fine? if it aint broke dont fix it.thats what i live by
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Old 04-07-2010, 11:32 PM
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wasnt talking to you hhahahaahahaha
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Old 04-08-2010, 01:20 AM
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just my opinion

Ae Shocks R AWESOME !!
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Old 04-08-2010, 02:08 AM
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agreed
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Old 04-08-2010, 09:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Wild Cherry View Post
just my opinion

Ae Shocks R AWESOME !!
Dude build a K shock and come back. I'm being for real dude. Your a freaking tool
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