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Old 03-29-2006, 05:28 AM   #1
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When adjusting the ride height, its normal for one side of the shock collars to be lower then the other right? For instance, it takes 10 turns on the collars (on the side of the elcetronics) to get the rid eheight to 4.5mm, and on the battery side it takes 20 turns to get the ride height to 4.5mm. I does not matter how low they go right? That dosn't change the stiffness of the car? Just making sure were all on the same page, thats all. thanks.
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ride height will be different if.

1. shock lenghts are not built the same
2. weight distribution L/R is not the 50/50
3. minor differences in the springs. yes even same color/brand springs are slightly longer/shorter
4. droop not equal
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When adjusting the ride height, its normal for one side of the shock collars to be lower then the other right? For instance, it takes 10 turns on the collars (on the side of the elcetronics) to get the rid eheight to 4.5mm, and on the battery side it takes 20 turns to get the ride height to 4.5mm. I does not matter how low they go right? That dosn't change the stiffness of the car? Just making sure were all on the same page, thats all. thanks.

5. or a tweak in the chassi
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When adjusting the ride height, its normal for one side of the shock collars to be lower then the other right? For instance, it takes 10 turns on the collars (on the side of the elcetronics) to get the rid eheight to 4.5mm, and on the battery side it takes 20 turns to get the ride height to 4.5mm. I does not matter how low they go right? That dosn't change the stiffness of the car? Just making sure were all on the same page, thats all. thanks.
6.and if running foams, your tires are not all equal diameters.
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A 10 turn difference is pretty substantial. You'll definitely want to check the length of each front/rear pair of shocks (fully extended) and springs to make sure they are equal for each pair. It's ok to have a large difference between the front and rear pairs, as long as each pair are equal themselves.

Tire diameters and chassis tweak could also be an issue as stated above.
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Droop shouldn't effect ride height at all either!!
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When adjusting the ride height, its normal for one side of the shock collars to be lower then the other right? For instance, it takes 10 turns on the collars (on the side of the elcetronics) to get the rid eheight to 4.5mm, and on the battery side it takes 20 turns to get the ride height to 4.5mm. I does not matter how low they go right? That dosn't change the stiffness of the car? Just making sure were all on the same page, thats all. thanks.

I had that problem with my RDX and I found out it was a tweaked arm
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