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Spring Rates for F1 springs

Old 08-22-2019, 08:04 PM
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Is there as chart showing the spring rates for F1 springs : for the Front and sides?
Compairing Tamiya,XRay, Roche,CRC, Associated?
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Old 08-23-2019, 11:33 AM
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Tried their websites or try on Facebook. There are several F1 communities like this one: https://www.facebook.com/rcformula1/
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The degree of tolerance in manufacturing makes those type of charts very misleading. Better to measure the ones you have with a spring tester. Will alert you to springs that are supposed to be "matched" and aren't as well. You'd be surprised how "off" our supposedly matched parts really are.
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Pull 2 mm Allen driver out of toolbox.
put 2 springs you want to compare on shaft of wrench
compress springs.
the one that compresses more is lighter

not the most scientific method but it will give relative comparisons of springs. If you go slow, you can also see how progressive a spring is too.
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I'm lazy- got my old spring tester back to test springs.
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