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Old 05-02-2011, 11:28 AM   #1
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Hey guys i got the ta-05 2 v r and just wondering what weight oil should be in them for outdoor summer racing?
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Old 05-02-2011, 08:31 PM   #2
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Old 05-02-2011, 08:37 PM   #3
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if it's any help I ran 50 wt FT, 40 rear in a M-03 Mini Cooper
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Old 05-03-2011, 08:20 AM   #4
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ok ya any feed back helps thanks i might go 50wt all around.
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Run of thumb to start is 400 with 2 hole pistons and 600 with 3 hole pistons for any of Tamiya's touring cars.
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ok thanks so 400 is a 40 wt oil?
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ok thanks so 400 is a 40 wt oil?
I am running a TA-05 V2 in a silver can class on high-grip indoor asphalt track. I use the kit shocks, 3 hole pistons, & 40 WT. I have a little more roll than I want so I may move up to 60 WT, which would be right inline with the rule of thumb posted by racecrafter.
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well im using what came with the kit and there too hole so im hoping 40 or 50 wt will do the trick
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ok thanks so 400 is a 40 wt oil?
400cps is around 35WT, here is a useful site to convert from cps to wt and viceversa: http://www.offroad-cult.org/Special/...umrechnung.php

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Since were on the subject what do u guys think works better....2 or 3 hole pistons?
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I like to run the same weight oil all around. I normally run 40-45wt on my TA05.
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