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Old 08-23-2019, 03:40 PM
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Originally Posted by ronsand View Post
What will be a good starting point for shock oil a MBX8 Eco running on a slightly bumpy astro track? The car weighs in at 3650gr RTR. I have the 6x 1.3mm hole game changer pistons.
Yr Ebuggy is heavier so I think going higher is fine. 550 is fine IMO.
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Old 08-24-2019, 09:47 AM
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Tanks for the input. Should get me on the right track

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Old 08-25-2019, 05:17 PM
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Default 50cm (20in) drop test VRP GC MBX8 eco

~50cm (20in) drop test with my Mugen MBX8 eco using VRP game changer 6x1.3 pistons with 350cst(r) and 463cst(f). Temperature was about 20 deg C when testing.
Car was nice and plush with regard to low speed damping and slightly softer than my previous setup with 5x1.4 regular pistons and similar oil. High speed damping or "pack" was significantly improved. In the test it just barely touches in the front.
I started out with slightly lower weight oils than recommended in this thread because outside temperature often is in the 10 deg C range at this time of the year (usually drive late at evenings). Looking forward to test the car (mid week I think)

The test is filmed in slow motion but I could not get youtube to recognise this.... It is possible to adjust the speed in the video settings (down to 0.25x) but the frame rate will of course be lower than with propper slow motion....

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