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  1. BurningRain

    Shock oil weight wt

    I've been reading up on this and since there were no threads under suspension (sorry if it's covered elsewhere) thought this would be a good place to start since it can make a massive difference to how the car drives. I understand the the softer it is the quicker it'll turn in however this also...
  2. brunom97

    Revo shock oil weight?

    Well I got my revo and the front shocks seem perfect but the rear feel like they need shock oil they are all stock but what weight oil should I use for the rear?
  3. sur3fir3

    question about diff oil weights vs shock oil weights

    I was wondering if I could combine my much thicker diff fluid with my lower shock fluids to try to achieve the weight I need. the fluids I am using are both from associated. basically I bought 4 bottles, 2 of 35 and 2 of 30wt shock oil, and I need some oil in the range of 50-80 weight for some...
  4. BigBoi87

    Shocks and Shock Oil, HELP ME PLEASE

    Hello, I'm kinda new to the RC car hobby. Can anyone give me any idea of what weight shock oil to use in a Losi XXX-NT? I'm thinking 30Wt. or 40Wt or should i go less. but I don't know. I like to drive it on road and off road, more on road and i like to do a lot of big air jumps. Also I'm...
  5. G

    Shock oil

    Hi rc'ers Can I use car oil, grade 40 in my 16mm off-road shocks? glowplug
  6. 3

    shock oil

    what brand and what weight should i put in stock tmax shocks
  7. GIRLYPANTS

    shock oil

    I'm in need of some shock oil for my savage 4.6 and was wondering the best to use
  8. Jeabajuice

    Shock Oil Question

    What shock oil should I use for a Traxxas Rustler VXL and how often should I oil my shocks?
  9. L

    Recommed Shock oil in 4.6 with big bore shocks

    Like the the title says i have big bore shocks and i need to get some shock oil for my 4.6 savage x. I do a lot of off roading in grass and dirt. yet, i just grabbed some phat line tires for the the truck to race on asphalt as well. Also has anyone tried the dynamite fuel line that comes in...
  10. savage ray

    Shock Oil

    I have a Slash 4x4 and was wondering how much shock oil to put in them. Thanks
  11. Rolex

    Shock oil info

    The HPI Big Bore shocks arrived today. They'll be going on a Savvy brushless conversion with the extended FLM alloy TVPs. I need some recommendations for which weight oil I should run in the front and in the rear. I'm thinking heavy in the rear to keep it from squatting too much, and lighter...
  12. R

    Suspension Tuning: Springs vs. Shock oil

    Can somebody explain? What changing a spring weight does to handling vs. changing shock oil? If I change the oil weight do I need to change the piston size? Should the front shock oil be heavier than the back? What about the spring weight in that situation? What effect does changing the shock...
  13. B

    Shock oil... what's a good Wt?

    [FONT="Century Gothic"]i havent got to the track yet, still in the process of rebuilding the Mini LST. I have the blue alloy shock sets but what weight oil do i use? I'm using the white soft springs all around with a anti-roll system in place so i'm thinking a heavy weight oil would be best...
  14. B

    mini slash shock oil and springs

    I just picked up a mini slash and love it. I want to stiffen it up some what shock oil and springs would work the best? It's all stock and with dual packs it needs to be stiffer.
  15. P

    How much oil in each T-Maxx shock?

    how much shock oil do i put in each of my shocks on my traxxas t-maxx 2.5 AND WHAT MODs DO I NEED TO truck pull how much shock oil do i need to put in my shocks for my tmaxx 2.5 and what mods do i need to do a truck pull
  16. R

    lower weight shock oil

    is there anyway to thin out shock oil? i have a big bottle of heavy weight oil that i dont want to waste, and i need some lower weight oil. it is silicon shock oil. thx
  17. exmark93

    shock oils

    hey guys I've got the stock traxxas shocks and i want to upgrade to 50w oil how much do i need the oil comes in 2oz. bottles
  18. J

    Shock oil

    What kind of oil can put in my shocks. The monster blew the shock up today and was wondering if there was cheap shock oil or some alternative I can use?
  19. D

    Shock Oil

    Someone please correct me if I am wrong. I want less bounce in my shocks. Would I use a heavier shock oil? The higher the oil weight the less bounce?
  20. R

    shock oil

    i have a hpi flux with jumbo kong tires very heavy.i also run 8 hpi adjustible shocks what weight oil should i use is the higher the weight the lighter the oil or heaver
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