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Old 08-01-2006, 07:49 PM   #8356
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You can also put two springs end to end and compress them against each other. The softer spring will compress fully first. Be careful though...they will shoot out across the room if you dont get it right

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If you put the 2 springs on a nut driver or decent size screwdriver, they are easier to keep a hold of. The driver helps to keep them upright, and they don't shoot out sideways and scar you for life.
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Old 08-01-2006, 08:17 PM   #8357
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If you put the 2 springs on a nut driver or decent size screwdriver, they are easier to keep a hold of. The driver helps to keep them upright, and they don't shoot out sideways and scar you for life.
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Old 08-01-2006, 08:51 PM   #8358
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If you put the 2 springs on a nut driver or decent size screwdriver, they are easier to keep a hold of. The driver helps to keep them upright, and they don't shoot out sideways and scar you for life.

I always point them away from me so it scars the guy next to me for life

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Old 08-01-2006, 09:57 PM   #8359
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You can also put two springs end to end and compress them against each other. The softer spring will compress fully first. Be careful though...they will shoot out across the room if you dont get it right

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Or they shoot into your FACE!!!!!
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Old 08-01-2006, 10:10 PM   #8360
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yeah I was squeezing 2 springs together and they sprang out and hit me in the face. owwies!
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Old 08-01-2006, 10:12 PM   #8361
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I'll remember to point them at EA in vegas
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Old 08-01-2006, 11:11 PM   #8362
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I'll take a shock spring to the face ANY day over one of those clips that keep the o-ring in the bottom of the shock. Those things are evil.
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Old 08-01-2006, 11:18 PM   #8363
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AT MY LOCAL TRACK I RUN MY SHOCKS ALL THE WAY IN ON THE REAR BUT INSTEAD OF A WASHER INBETWEEN THE SHOCK AND TOWER I USE A NUT FOR MORE CLEARANCE AND I HAVE NO PROBLEMS I CANT POST PICTURES OR I WOULD
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Old 08-02-2006, 05:41 PM   #8364
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AT MY LOCAL TRACK I RUN MY SHOCKS ALL THE WAY IN ON THE REAR BUT INSTEAD OF A WASHER INBETWEEN THE SHOCK AND TOWER I USE A NUT FOR MORE CLEARANCE AND I HAVE NO PROBLEMS I CANT POST PICTURES OR I WOULD
Hey Jason,

Are you also adding extra spacers or nuts to the bottom of the shock mount?
or is it only on the top?

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Old 08-02-2006, 05:47 PM   #8365
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I need some advice on freeing up the pivot balls on the top and bottom of the shocks.

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I need some advice on freeing up the pivot balls on the top and bottom of the shocks.

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It's probably from overtightening the screw/nut onto the pivot ball and making the ball expand inside the ball end. I'm not real sure how you would fix that though.
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Old 08-02-2006, 05:56 PM   #8367
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It's probably from overtightening the screw/nut onto the pivot ball and making the ball expand inside the ball end. I'm not real sure how you would fix that though.
That definitely makes sense. Although, when i first installed the pivot balls i noticed that some moved freely and some didn't.
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Old 08-02-2006, 06:25 PM   #8368
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Hey Jason,

Are you also adding extra spacers or nuts to the bottom of the shock mount?
or is it only on the top?

Thanks
I'll pinch hit... I'm pretty sure (96.3333%) he has no spacers on the bottom with the new style arms... with the old style arms he had a silver spacer in the fronts and the regular extension piece in the rear. I might be wayyy off though depending on what setup he's running...
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Kinda quiet around here, eh? Seems like Corally's success is definitely making a difference. After being the only RDX guy in town for the last year and a half, a few local regulars are buying or considering kits.

Among racers, I get the impression that Corally's dedication to improving the existing car, and the outstanding support from the team drivers at large events (so I'm told) is going a long way. Good job, guys. :-)
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