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Old 03-07-2010, 02:48 PM   #1
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Unhappy suspension too stiff?

Hey y'all, I'm running a 2.5 nitro rustler, today I broke the shock tower I just replaced, as in this was the first run with it. I have a fairly stiff suspension setup because the truck was having problems bottoming out, now its having problems keeping the rear shock towers in one piece, when I broke the tower I was landing from maybe 2-3 feet in the air, 10-15 foot gap onto concrete/grass at around 35 mph. Am I being to hard on the little truck? I used to beat on it wayy harder then that without a hitch. As always in my threads any positve or neutral input is welcomed, Thanks y'all for reading this one.

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Old 03-07-2010, 07:15 PM   #2
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depends on what you call stiff suspension if your using the spring to make it stiffer dont. change to a thicker oil or smaller piston hole size. set the springs only for ride height basickly drive shafts level to ground.
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what type of shock towr are you using because you can change how the tower eacts to the landing, oh, and have youtryed changing the shock mounting points?
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