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Old 02-17-2003, 11:43 PM   #1
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Shock Oil

I'll make this quick.
1. (In your opinion) what company makes the best shock oil?
2. What do they do?
3. What's the difference between the weight of the oils?
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Old 02-18-2003, 03:49 AM   #2
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Doesn't really matter which company "makes" the oil...it is all mixed anyway. The best thing is to buy and stick with one company. That way you get a better consistency when you change the wt. AE 30wt and Losi 30wt etc. are not exactly the same.

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Old 02-18-2003, 06:03 AM   #3
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the oil and piston control how much energy the suspension absorbs over bumps. heavy oil (vicous oil) absorbs more energy per mm of travel than a light oil with loads of pistons.

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Default Shock oil consistantsy


Most important thing is to keep all of your oils the same brand for consistantsy wt to wt. One companies 30WT may be the same as anothers 40WT or vice-versa. (just an example).
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