Old 12-16-2016, 04:05 AM
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Originally Posted by DesertRat View Post
its complicated but if its in a shock with holes to pass through quickly it can flow as a turbulent fluid and become effectively more viscous, but that's really only an issue for offroad cars landing jumps. We try to keep our cars on the track.
I've heard that regarding off-road shocks, but at the moment I'm not a believer. I predict that accurately testing a typical unpressurized, variable-volume RC shock will show a decreasing slope in the graph of force vs velocity, all the way up to cavitation (where it falls off a cliff).

If proper testing proves me wrong, then you may razz me incessantly in your preferred manner for a period of one week.

I have no predictions for a constant-volume ("shaft-through") shock.
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