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Old 02-04-2017, 12:59 PM
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What shocks are people using instead of the standard shocks with the VCS2 upgrade.

The VCS2 upgrade was okay back in the day but shock design has changed a lot. Im looking for replacement shocks that will fit my old springs. How is the TRF shocks?

http://www.rcmart.com/tamiya-42102-5...d-p-23733.html

Anyone tried these?
i ran Tamiya shocks in almost all of my car they are one of the best shocks out there!
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Originally Posted by PJRacer View Post
What shocks are people using instead of the standard shocks with the VCS2 upgrade.

The VCS2 upgrade was okay back in the day but shock design has changed a lot. Im looking for replacement shocks that will fit my old springs. How is the TRF shocks?

http://www.rcmart.com/tamiya-42102-5...d-p-23733.html

Anyone tried these?
Great shock. One of the most replicated designs for a reason. If you go that route I would def consider using these TRF standoffs. They work like Xray or Yokomo's. But these take a 2.0 wrench vs. a 3.0 inserted into the end to loosen or tighten the shock. If you use the standard Tamiya stand off the plastic parts of the shock can distort from repeated installation and removal. Reason is you basically have to pop them off and on like a ballcup. Also I don't think the diameter of the holes(top and bottom of the shock) will work with the AE shock standoffs so the TRF or reg Tam ball mount will be needed. You will also need M3 screws of a length that fit your shock tower thickness and 10-12mm set screws to thread into the arms where these ball mounts can thread onto. Once thats all sorted, the shock package will be hard to beat.

http://www.rcmart.com/tamiya-42231-d...?cPath=421_733
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Great shock. One of the most replicated designs for a reason. If you go that route I would def consider using these TRF standoffs. They work like Xray or Yokomo's. But these take a 2.0 wrench vs. a 3.0 inserted into the end to loosen or tighten the shock. If you use the standard Tamiya stand off the plastic parts of the shock can distort from repeated installation and removal. Reason is you basically have to pop them off and on like a ballcup. Also I don't think the diameter of the holes(top and bottom of the shock) will work with the AE shock standoffs so the TRF or reg Tam ball mount will be needed. You will also need M3 screws of a length that fit your shock tower thickness and 10-12mm set screws to thread into the arms where these ball mounts can thread onto. Once thats all sorted, the shock package will be hard to beat.

http://www.rcmart.com/tamiya-42231-d...?cPath=421_733
Thanks for the good advice. will my springs still fit or will i need to buy new springs?
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Thanks for the good advice. will my springs still fit or will i need to buy new springs?
I think they will fit. But if you want to run Yokomo or HPI springs you will need a different cup on the bottom. "large diameter retainer" its called as those springs are larger in diameter then the old style AE and Tamiya springs. The bigger cup bottom should also fit the new AE springs from the TC7 shock but don't mistake them for the short shock springs from the TC7.1.

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what are you guys gearing for the 21.5 tc class?
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what are you guys gearing for the 21.5 tc class?
It depends on the motor and track. Anywhere between 3 to 4 FDR.
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Hey guys, any other nut driver you guys know of that can be used with TC4 wheel nuts?
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any 11/32 nut driver will work
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what are you guys gearing for the 21.5 tc class?
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Hey guys, any other nut driver you guys know of that can be used with TC4 wheel nuts?
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I used a 4mm nut and tapped it out so i don't need any of that standard stuff in my box lol

If you get 4mm nuts to tap grab the serrated ones without the nylon.
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bad glare but shes ready to go.
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bad glare but shes ready to go.
That looks so good. makes me want to dump money in mine.
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Are there any gear diffs produced for the TC4?

That would be nice.
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The gear diff from the Hpi sport 3looks like it would fit and it has the same 40t gear.
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