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Old 09-18-2005, 12:34 PM
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try cutting up an old shock tower. That seams to work well....LOL
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Old 09-18-2005, 12:38 PM
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Originally Posted by T. Hodge
What are your feelings on the way we made the TC springs? Usually we would powder coat the springs however with the inconsistencies of powder coating we did something different this. I am curious to hear your thoughts on this.
Leave the springs just how they are....The Tags are great Who wants to pay extra from some color......LOL
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Old 09-18-2005, 12:39 PM
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does Losi have a spring kit for the JRXSSFEDVSRGVDF ?
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Old 09-18-2005, 02:52 PM
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I have a concern that my rear droop screws do not touch the chassis and therefore are useless. The car is setup for carpet with 56.5mm tires, ride height 5mm and the shock tower is in position 2 with the arm position Outside.

With this setup, I get maybe 1.5mm droop if lucky but nothing more cause the shocks are fully extended. I treid moving to position 1 and still the same. How can i get more rear droop if needed?

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Old 09-18-2005, 03:00 PM
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Old 09-18-2005, 03:01 PM
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Originally Posted by rinkrat99
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I have a concern that my rear droop screws do not touch the chassis and therefore are useless. The car is setup for carpet with 56.5mm tires, ride height 5mm and the shock tower is in position 2 with the arm position Outside.

With this setup, I get maybe 1.5mm droop if lucky but nothing more cause the shocks are fully extended. I treid moving to position 1 and still the same. How can i get more rear droop if needed?

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using the shock ends(the eyelets)
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Unscrew the shock ends about 2 turns. That makes the shocks longer and gives you more down travel.
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Originally Posted by rinkrat99
Hi all

I have a concern that my rear droop screws do not touch the chassis and therefore are useless. The car is setup for carpet with 56.5mm tires, ride height 5mm and the shock tower is in position 2 with the arm position Outside.

With this setup, I get maybe 1.5mm droop if lucky but nothing more cause the shocks are fully extended. I treid moving to position 1 and still the same. How can i get more rear droop if needed?

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Measure the lenth of your shocks and see what you come up with. Should be around 62mm. I'm assuming the position of your tower is in the lowest setting, if not put it there and that should take of the problem. I run tires down to about 52mm, yeah that's right, all the way down to the rim, and I still get about 2.5mm of droop.
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Has anyone experimented with different size spurs? I run a 128 now and was wanting a little input on how the other spurs were performing. I know most Fk05 guys have found the 116 to be the best spur to run.
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Old 09-18-2005, 07:39 PM
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Originally Posted by rinkrat99
Hi all

I have a concern that my rear droop screws do not touch the chassis and therefore are useless. The car is setup for carpet with 56.5mm tires, ride height 5mm and the shock tower is in position 2 with the arm position Outside.

With this setup, I get maybe 1.5mm droop if lucky but nothing more cause the shocks are fully extended. I treid moving to position 1 and still the same. How can i get more rear droop if needed?

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Try running your ride height at 4mm for foam tires. That will give you the extra droop if you need it. Most racers run at 4mm of ride height to 4.5 with foam tires.
Also check on how you built the shocks, per the instructions. You do not want to screw the shock ends all the way in.
I am running tires at 55mm and still can get at least 5mm of droop if I want too.

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Old 09-18-2005, 09:12 PM
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Hi all

I reset the shock eyelet to give me a total length of 64mm. I can now get up to 4mm droop. I am going to run with a 1mm droop front and 1.5mm rear per the Carpet setup. I just wanted to make sure I had some room for adjustment.

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Must have been the brackets! LMAO

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I love the springs the way they are. The consistancy is top notch.
If you guys have a problem with your labels. Scotch tape one to your shock tower instead of your shock. It works great and you only use one per install.
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Old 09-19-2005, 07:06 AM
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Does anyone have a copy of the old Trinity pitbox tool referencing the Foam tires? It has been lost since they changed the look of the website

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Originally Posted by rinkrat99
Hi all

I have a concern that my rear droop screws do not touch the chassis and therefore are useless. The car is setup for carpet with 56.5mm tires, ride height 5mm and the shock tower is in position 2 with the arm position Outside.

With this setup, I get maybe 1.5mm droop if lucky but nothing more cause the shocks are fully extended. I treid moving to position 1 and still the same. How can i get more rear droop if needed?

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He he, bit late with this one.

I found that if you run a high roll centre, esp. at the front, you have to remove some material from the a-arm on the inside or the c-hub will hit the arm and you can't get enough ride height, let alone droop if you run real small foams (55-56mm). May be irrelevant here but might help someone
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