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Old 07-27-2006, 01:50 PM   #811
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Well, OK, never mind. I'll let you beat me again as long as you drive the 720 OK? That should make you feel better.
720? what 720? *cough* I think you're confusing me with a good friend of mine
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Just got a good tip on the shocks before you start to build them there is a small foam insert that needs to be primed with the shock oil.
take a bottle cap & use the same oil & prime out the air then put the shock back together. This will help you in not having to rebuild them again since there is air trapped in the foam & even though the shock feels good in a couple of days they will have air in them
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Just got a good tip on the shocks before you start to build them there is a small foam insert that needs to be primed with the shock oil.
take a bottle cap & use the same oil & prime out the air then put the shock back together. This will help you in not having to rebuild them again since there is air trapped in the foam & even though the shock feels good in a couple of days they will have air in them
Good tip. It's the way I do it and indeed saves you the one time rebuild.
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These shocks are really good full rebound no play at all
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Old 07-28-2006, 02:25 AM   #815
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720? what 720? *cough* I think you're confusing me with a good friend of mine
I know you don't have one and that your friend is building one for the 3hobby.net build review BUT -

1- you can always borrow his car and
2- the fact that you're lurking in here tells me you have a 'George Clooney' weakness of keeping in touch with old flames and still love them.
(And before you ask ... no, you don't have George's money nor looks! )
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Old 07-28-2006, 02:27 AM   #816
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Just got a good tip on the shocks before you start to build them there is a small foam insert that needs to be primed with the shock oil.
take a bottle cap & use the same oil & prime out the air then put the shock back together. This will help you in not having to rebuild them again since there is air trapped in the foam & even though the shock feels good in a couple of days they will have air in them
I followed the manual by massaging oil into the foams but your tip is better.
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I know [....more blah, blah......]
(And before you ask ... no, you don't have George's money nor looks! )
Don't have to ask Bro, we are identical twins, I've seen your face and we are definately ugly!
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Just got a good tip on the shocks before you start to build them there is a small foam insert that needs to be primed with the shock oil.
take a bottle cap & use the same oil & prime out the air then put the shock back together. This will help you in not having to rebuild them again since there is air trapped in the foam & even though the shock feels good in a couple of days they will have air in them
Please explain a little further how it is that you do it.
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http://www.promatchracing.com/proddetail.php?prod=7502

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I'm new to the new Serpent shocks. So, when filling the shocks, how much oil is required? Do you fill it up to the top of the shock threads or below that and allow the rest to bleed out?
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Don't have to ask Bro, we are identical twins, I've seen your face and we are definately ugly!
Mum always said you were so full of ... err, cheeky comebacks.
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I'm new to the new Serpent shocks. So, when filling the shocks, how much oil is required? Do you fill it up to the top of the shock threads or below that and allow the rest to bleed out?
I fill them to halfway up the internal threads and then allow them to bleed as I screw in the cap slowly.
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If your still looking for Serpent 720 kits call PNP Hobbies 321-723-7318 or email at [email protected].. We have 2 of them left and they sell for $425 each.
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Please explain a little further how it is that you do it.
In the instruction manual it will ask you to unassemble the shock you will see a foam insert on the inside connected to the shaft disassemble the unit. I used a manifold spring tool to take off the foam. place 35 wt oil in a cap & place the foams & prime out the air you will see a lot of bubbles & let it sit for 5 minutes & reprime no more air reassemble them back & follow the bleeding system for your shocks. I used a pen cap to get them back on a little messy but if you do it right you shall get the shocks to rebound real good.
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