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When to rebuild / re-oil shocks?

Old 03-29-2011, 03:20 PM
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-I originally posted this in the rookie section, but thought it might be more appropriate here. Sorry about the double-post.

Hey guys - I just picked up a used Associated RC10GT2 and was thinking the shocks feel a little weak. Admittedly, I'm new to the hobby and only have the showroom models to use as comparison, but I'm wondering if it's just a good idea to re-oil them (if not rebuild them) since I have no idea how long it's been since they've been maintained.

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Old 03-29-2011, 03:38 PM
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Yes check out the condition is doesnt hurt also make sure you have shock oil maybe some parts.
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If it is not leaking oil, I would just refill it with the recommended weight. Then you will have a base on how the shocks should feel.
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