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Old 05-25-2017, 10:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Sofa King View Post
Emulsion on 1/8th scale?... cut the center out of a bladder.
Yes, I did this at DNC on my D815 and worked great.
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Old 05-25-2017, 11:07 AM
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Originally Posted by lilstewie View Post
Yes, I did this at DNC on my D815 and worked great.
What improved over stock??
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Old 05-25-2017, 01:03 PM
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Reason I'm asking is I'm trying to make my shocks as dead as possible. I feel when using bladders, there is usually some very little rebound.
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Old 05-25-2017, 01:20 PM
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With the D815 / 17 style bladders i never get rebound. Try screwing the cap all the way down with the shaft all the way up. Then install the little screw in the cap.
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Originally Posted by 1evo RRR Driver View Post
What improved over stock??
They were dead. like dead. All week long, not even a tiny bit of rebound. They seemed to stay more consistent. I have the 17 now, but have not tried it on there. Both standard bellows and cutting the top work well.
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Old 05-26-2017, 05:47 AM
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you just need to watch this video and build them like this EVERY time. shock never changes...

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3...ock-build_auto
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Originally Posted by Chad Phillips View Post
you just need to watch this video and build them like this EVERY time. shock never changes...

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3...ock-build_auto
Nice , shock rebuild time
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Old 05-28-2017, 10:27 AM
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Currently using the short carbon tower and truggy front shocks and the rear end felt like it had so much rear traction.
Was using 5 5 2 for diff set up, and tried 5 3 2, car felt great with good off power steering for a small technical track.
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If you haven't tried CVDs on the D817 yet and run on lower traction surfaces, try them. The amount of traction the car has with CVDs makes the extra maintenence worth it.
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Originally Posted by slashracer111 View Post
If you haven't tried CVDs on the D817 yet and run on lower traction surfaces, try them. The amount of traction the car has with CVDs makes the extra maintenence worth it.
I was trying something different, I had Mugen universals at the front and CVDs at the rear and the rear end was planted with 5 4 3 diff setup.
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Was the upper outer or inner hole removed from the D815 front shock tower to make the D817 tower?
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Originally Posted by My ST-RR EVO View Post
Was the upper outer or inner hole removed from the D815 front shock tower to make the D817 tower?
Inner.
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[QUOTE=My ST-RR EVO;14942287]Was the upper outer or inner hole removed from the D815 front shock tower to make the D817 tower?[/QUO

I read the outer hole was removed.
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I stand corrected I compared the 2 and the new tower is smaller as the outer hole is indeed gone.
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