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Old 05-20-2013, 08:14 PM   #16
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Hi Cristian (and others who have used the springs)

What combinations have you used on medium/low grip asphalt, both smooth and slightly bumpy.
Currently using the 2.5-2.8 front springs with 2.5 at the rear, but could perhaps do with a little more initial.

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It really depends on the feel that you like on the car.

Typically I start with silver/silver all around. If the rear is rotating a little too fast, I go to RSD Pink Carpet. If you want a little more stability Green fronts can help too. This is with medium roll centers.

With what you have right now, try the silver in the front first, with your 2.5 rears. After that, try silver all around. I typically tell people to try them on in the front first and then all around. This allows them to appreciated the qualities the silver springs offer.
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Old 05-20-2013, 08:16 PM   #17
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The only issue I have with Reflex Racing, is that it's so dang hard to find what im looking for on their website (maybe what im looking for isn't available anymore?). All I want is a pair of normal Silver and Blue TC springs.. can't find them (all I can find a new black springs, that run different colors... looking for the same, non-coated reflex springs that I got late last year)

Anybody have a link?

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Hey Brandon, unfortunately those springs are discontinued because the factory went out of business. You might want to try superior hobbies to see if they have any left in stock. Otherwise, your best bet is to try the new Green Springs, they are actually in between the silver and blue. Same wire size, so they should behave very similarly.
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Hey Cristian my names Tim I placed an order #RX7162 which included stickers, shock o-rings, shock bladders and aluminum fan mount for tc6. I'm just wondering cause I ordered the spool cups, pistions and 3 racing camber plates thats i recieved first before my other order. Thanks please let me know if possible can u give me a call at (559)307-9279 or email me at [email protected]. Thanks again.
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It really depends on the feel that you like on the car.

Typically I start with silver/silver all around. If the rear is rotating a little too fast, I go to RSD Pink Carpet. If you want a little more stability Green fronts can help too. This is with medium roll centers.

With what you have right now, try the silver in the front first, with your 2.5 rears. After that, try silver all around. I typically tell people to try them on in the front first and then all around. This allows them to appreciated the qualities the silver springs offer.
What would you recommend I try on a fairly tight indoor carpet track, currently 2.7F, 2.5R and if grip comes up enough 2.7r;
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It's 13.5 boosted, so brakes are used a little.

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I run more carpet than asphalt and I have been really fine tuning my spring choice in similar conditions except I have been running Mod. Based on what you're running now you could start with a carpet blue rear and a carpet pink front. At our track (96x40) medium grip with mod I have really liked black rear and blue fronts, 2.3's all around, and 2.3-2.6 progressives all around with either 350 or 424 4 holes 1.1's.
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Hey Brandon, unfortunately those springs are discontinued because the factory went out of business. You might want to try superior hobbies to see if they have any left in stock. Otherwise, your best bet is to try the new Green Springs, they are actually in between the silver and blue. Same wire size, so they should behave very similarly.
Great, so I called superiorhobbies, and it looks like they DO, but we are a bit confused because they have different non-coated silvers, with different product numbers, with different weights listed. He said they have the following:

silver 002 13.6lbs
silver 003 14.5lbs

What I want is the same tc6 springs I got last year (running them on my tamiya), blues, silvers, and whatever color is just softer than silvers. Can you guide me to the correct springs so I can tell the guys at superior which ones to drop in the bag for me? (I left you guys a voice mail at your main contact phone#)

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Those two are the same spring. The difference is we changed the rating from 14.5 to 13.6 to reflect the real rating of the spring.
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Hey Cristian my names Tim I placed an order #RX7162 which included stickers, shock o-rings, shock bladders and aluminum fan mount for tc6. I'm just wondering cause I ordered the spool cups, pistions and 3 racing camber plates thats i recieved first before my other order. Thanks please let me know if possible can u give me a call at (559)307-9279 or email me at [email protected]. Thanks again.
Please contact the store at: [email protected] and tell them about your problem. We'll get you taken care of.
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What would you recommend I try on a fairly tight indoor carpet track, currently 2.7F, 2.5R and if grip comes up enough 2.7r;
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It's 13.5 boosted, so brakes are used a little.

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You consider that track "fairly tight?"
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Damian, start with 4x1.1 pistons with 350 oil, medium roll centers, pink front blue rear.

After that, try blue front/blue rear and then blue front/black rear and compare results.

Pinks are like 2.6, blue are like 2.45 and black is like 2.35
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Those two are the same spring. The difference is we changed the rating from 14.5 to 13.6 to reflect the real rating of the spring.
But I also see:
TC6 13.5lb Spring (YELLOW) Style: RSD002

So there is a 002 silver, and a 002 yellow in the old school spring?
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You consider that track "fairly tight?"
It's currently the smallest track I run at.
I have raced at smaller and tighter but not by a huge amount.

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Damian, start with 4x1.1 pistons with 350 oil, medium roll centers, pink front blue rear.

After that, try blue front/blue rear and then blue front/black rear and compare results.

Pinks are like 2.6, blue are like 2.45 and black is like 2.35
What's the reason for starting so soft? (by comparison)

I have just fitted the RSD 4 hole 1.1mm pistons and usually run 450 oil with Xray 4 hole 1.1's.

I found that the thicker oil didn't really change the laptimes but did seem to make the car easier to drive more consistently.

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But I also see:
TC6 13.5lb Spring (YELLOW) Style: RSD002

So there is a 002 silver, and a 002 yellow in the old school spring?
Ignore the part no. Go by color. It was a running change. The yellow is actually softer than 13.5.

Silver/silver is the same and what you are looking for. Yellow is softer.

Damian, I like to start with softer oul if grip is low and I go up until the car starts getting worse. I basically want to get away with the thickest oil I can get away with, but I have to start soft and go up.
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Ignore the part no. Go by color. It was a running change. The yellow is actually softer than 13.5.

Silver/silver is the same and what you are looking for. Yellow is softer.

Damian, I like to start with softer oul if grip is low and I go up until the car starts getting worse. I basically want to get away with the thickest oil I can get away with, but I have to start soft and go up.
Thanks Cristian. I went ahead and ordered the following:

TC6 13.5lb Spring (YELLOW)
Style: RSD002

TC6 14.5lb Spring (SILVER)
Style: RSD003

TC6 15.5lb Spring (BLUE)
Style: RSD004
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