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Old 10-12-2011, 11:10 AM
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Originally Posted by afr0sch
They are more progressive from my experience, meaning they get stiffer the farther they are compressed. To me that helps the Dingo in the rear, where it can have a tendency to bottom out in big bumps. 2mm mod helps with this also.
Ok, thank you very much.
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Old 10-12-2011, 11:29 AM
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Hey guys,
I see theres a lot of talk of springs on here. I've been doing a lot of testing of shocks lately. Right now i'm using Dark Blue front springs (stiffest ones) on the front and Light Green front springs on the rear. Thus, no cutting of coils.
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Originally Posted by DRCRacer299
Hey guys,
I see theres a lot of talk of springs on here. I've been doing a lot of testing of shocks lately. Right now i'm using Dark Blue front springs (stiffest ones) on the front and Light Green front springs on the rear. Thus, no cutting of coils.
Thanks Ryan, and those are the Kyosho springs and you are using the 70mm springs?
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For clarification, 70 mm front and rear?
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Originally Posted by DRCRacer299
Hey guys,
I see theres a lot of talk of springs on here. I've been doing a lot of testing of shocks lately. Right now i'm using Dark Blue front springs (stiffest ones) on the front and Light Green front springs on the rear. Thus, no cutting of coils.
Are those Kyosho springs Ryan?

The 70mm dark blue springs and the 70mm Lt. Green?

If so, I've got those. I'll give them a try.

I'll see you at the Southern Nationals as well in two weeks for some more nuggets of setup gold.

-Andrew Frosch
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Old 10-12-2011, 04:04 PM
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Yes, 70mm fronts on both front and rear.
Dark Blue front
Light Green Rear
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Old 10-12-2011, 04:19 PM
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hey ryan congratulations for the last win

i also hae the dark blue kyosho springs... only thing that my ride height will sit at 30 mm at the lowest


also what do you do to the wing??? did you cut off like the sides or its another wing???

thanks
good luck next race
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Have any of you guys tried the durango clutch bell on the ascendancy clutch ?
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Originally Posted by evolution03
Have any of you guys tried the durango clutch bell on the ascendancy clutch ?
Yes and it worked fine.
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I have used it on Werks, Ascendency, and M2C...

No probs.
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Originally Posted by DRCRacer299
Yes, 70mm fronts on both front and rear.
Dark Blue front
Light Green Rear
Have you (or anyone else) tried the Serpent springs? I've been running Serpent Purples up front (5.2lb), and Durango blue options in the rear. The car is super responsive and jumps great. 45F/40R AE Oil, 1.4x6F, 1.3x6R pistons. Loving the setup.
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Originally Posted by Limywidget
I have used it on Werks, Ascendency, and M2C...

No probs.
awesome thank you
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Originally Posted by segreda
hey ryan congratulations for the last win

i also hae the dark blue kyosho springs... only thing that my ride height will sit at 30 mm at the lowest


also what do you do to the wing??? did you cut off like the sides or its another wing???

thanks
good luck next race
I am also running the shock on the outside of the front arm with that spring. Also have no preload on it and my rideheight is 26. (Might just need to break them in for a bit.)

The wing I have been running lately is actually the wing from the new E-Buggy.

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Originally Posted by BrakeTurnAccelerate
Have you (or anyone else) tried the Serpent springs? I've been running Serpent Purples up front (5.2lb), and Durango blue options in the rear. The car is super responsive and jumps great. 45F/40R AE Oil, 1.4x6F, 1.3x6R pistons. Loving the setup.
I haven't tried them.
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How about Durango make a shock cap spacer so we don't keep tearing the bladders. I'm over it. Every time I take the cap off I've got at least one split bladder. I've even thought that it was the piston moving to far up in the shock body so I used 5mm pieces of fuel hose as spacers fitted between the shock boot and the spring cup acting as an external limiter but to no avail. It seems that you can have them finger tight and snug but a crash will put the pressure on them to tear and split them. There needs to be a spacer fitted down over the shock cap thread so you can clamp it down as tight as you want and not rely on the pissy bladder as a seat. (cuz I'm sick of them turning themselves loose after a few laps( yes lock tight works but it makes it hard to then replace the cap without old lock tight getting in the way of a smooth rebuild))
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Originally Posted by autocadsteve197
How about Durango make a shock cap spacer so we don't keep tearing the bladders. I'm over it. Every time I take the cap off I've got at least one split bladder. I've even thought that it was the piston moving to far up in the shock body so I used 5mm pieces of fuel hose as spacers fitted between the shock boot and the spring cup acting as an external limiter but to no avail. It seems that you can have them finger tight and snug but a crash will put the pressure on them to tear and split them. There needs to be a spacer fitted down over the shock cap thread so you can clamp it down as tight as you want and not rely on the pissy bladder as a seat. (cuz I'm sick of them turning themselves loose after a few laps( yes lock tight works but it makes it hard to then replace the cap without old lock tight getting in the way of a smooth rebuild))
At first I sanded the top of shock bodies when using TD bladders which helped. Now I use Losi bladders and I tighten caps on with pliers and a screwdriver! No problems.
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