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Old 09-10-2004, 07:15 AM   #1
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I am running a schumacher mi2 and have just about raised the cash to purchase some TRF shocks as this seems to be the way to go according to all the different threads I have read.
What I am not sure about is what make of springs to use, Tamiya, Schumacher or Associate and what improvments to the cars handling to expect, if any.

And as a starting point what coulor springs and oil thickness to use outdoors on tarmac and indoors carpet

Thanks for any advice you can give :
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Associated and of course Tamiya springs fit the shocks. The advantage with the AE springs is that they go firmer than the Tamiya ones do, but if you don't need super-ultra-hard springs the Tamiya ones are just fine. For carpet, are you going to be running on foam or rubber tires?
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thanks for your reply. Im running 27turn stock using carpet dragons on a tight indoor carpet surface. What color springs ,back and front and what grade of shock oil who you suggest.

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Just ask in the Schumacher thread. Why not hold off buying those shocks for a bit, as Schumacher has new ones on thier way.

http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthre...s=&threadid=36
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what are carpet dragons?
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couldn't tell you, I have never run them. I know running CS-27's I have used Tamiya white and blue springs, but I just recently picked up a set of Purple and Grey Tamiya springs, their super and ultra hard springs that I want to try.
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In pounds per square inch.

T A M I Y A (s-short springs)

Purple 22.72
Gray 20.91
White/S 17.24
Blue/S 15.27
White 14.82
Blue 14.08
Yellow 13.33
Red/S 13.24
Yellow/S 12.90
Red 11.86

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White 40.00
Yellow 31.91
Purple 30.30
Copper 23.26
Red 23.06
Gold 18.35
Blue 16.53
Silver 13.89
Green 11.43
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