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Old 04-23-2009, 07:29 AM
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Howzit Guys,just want some feed back of some of u that may have
the 16 mm big bore shocks on your RC8,i dont know if i should get them,
want to know if they really make a big def on the car's handling.
And what oils and spring i have to use.Thanks
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Old 04-23-2009, 07:43 AM
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Ive talked with team guys that swear by them. They say its the #1 improvenment with the buggy. Also, the new rc8b comes with them already so that should say enough in itself. The new buggy looks sweet.
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Ok,cool.So i will get them,and the new RC8B looks good but i dont like the alu STower but everything else looks good,thanks for your info.
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yes get them big diff
front spring ae bronze-piston 1.4x6-35wt oil-2mm intemal limiting
rear spring ae silver-piston 1.2x6-20wt oil-4mm intemal limiting
this is from the worlds setup
with stock pistons 1.3x6 front 40wt rear 30wt
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yes get them big diff
front spring ae bronze-piston 1.4x6-35wt oil-2mm intemal limiting
rear spring ae silver-piston 1.2x6-20wt oil-4mm intemal limiting
this is from the worlds setup
with stock pistons 1.3x6 front 40wt rear 30wt
The setting u talking about is that for a smooth or bumpy track,
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The 16mm make the car MUCH better through rough sections and on jump landings. They're DEFINITELY worth the money.
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Originally Posted by SkarTisu View Post
The 16mm make the car MUCH better through rough sections and on jump landings. They're DEFINITELY worth the money.
what oils and spring should a give a try on let say a bumpy track
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Silver front spring - 35wt oil - 1.4x6 pistons
Black rear spring - 25wt oil - 1.2x6 pistons

That should work pretty well. Don't be afraid to try different settings to improve the car though.
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Originally Posted by SkarTisu View Post
Silver front spring - 35wt oil - 1.4x6 pistons
Black rear spring - 25wt oil - 1.2x6 pistons

That should work pretty well. Don't be afraid to try different settings to improve the car though.
Thanks mate!!!.
How did u know that i dont like to toy alot with settings ?
But thanks i will get the 16mm shocks and try your setting.
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Originally Posted by ilizio(porra) View Post
Thanks mate!!!.
How did u know that i dont like to toy alot with settings ?
But thanks i will get the 16mm shocks and try your setting.
I picked up a set a few weeks ago and put them the rear on b/c the front came with a defective shock shaft. Before I put them on the car spent alot of time on its lid, but now I can pick up the throttle way sooner, not to mention landing huge jumps. Im running like 25 in the rear with the stock pistons, I think I will try the 30 next weekend
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I think that Big Bores is the second best investment you can make in improving your handling, tires being the first (AKAs all the way). You will be so much more stable in the turns increasing cornering speed and faster in the straights on bumpy tracks especially in the rear end
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Hi basically i have got a thunder tiger eb4 but i cant get it started some one fiddled around with the 3 needle adjustment valves and i dont know what they should be set at. Can anyone please help me. Thanks
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Max.
What engine do you have?
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Max.
What engine do you have?
hi. its a tiger pro-21bx-r (p)/ 9436
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Hi basically i have got a thunder tiger eb4 but i cant get it started some one fiddled around with the 3 needle adjustment valves and i dont know what they should be set at. Can anyone please help me. Thanks
I thought this was "16mm Big Bore Shocks RC8" thread.
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