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Old 11-23-2011, 03:17 PM
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Just bought a s411 and I'm trying to improve the smoothness, any ideas?


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Old 11-23-2011, 03:23 PM
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If they are coated they need no polishing, if not chuck them up in a Dremel and use some Maas or Wenol they will be like glass. I would also double check the insides of the shock bodies and make sure you don't have a piston rubbing somewhere thru travel...
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If they are coated they need no polishing, if not chuck them up in a Dremel and use some Maas or Wenol they will be like glass. I would also double check the insides of the shock bodies and make sure you don't have a piston rubbing somewhere thru travel...

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On the uncoated shafts, I put them in a dremel and start with 1000 grit and then 2500 grit wet/dry paper. Then polish with whatever polish you choose. Wenol is good stuff, as well as Simichrome.
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On the uncoated shafts, I put them in a dremel and start with 1000 grit and then 2500 grit wet/dry paper. Then polish with whatever polish you choose. Wenol is good stuff, as well as Simichrome.
What about Brasso?
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What about Brasso?
I've never tried Brasso.
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