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  1. #1
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    Springs for Slash?

    hi.
    i am looking for some stiffer springs or a set of springs with diferent stiffnes so i would like to know what are u using guys?
    and should i go with progressive or non progressive springs?
    i do just bashing and jumping.
    thanks for any input.

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    these are my favorite so far. plenty of rebound. i've used every color losi and keep coming back to the traxxas nonprogressive.
    http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...prings-White-2
    http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...prings-White-2
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    I use the integy front progressives(red, old color) in the front.
    In the rear of the slash, I use front bandit/rusty/stampede integy non-progressives(green).
    VXL Slash 2WD, VXL Stampede 2WD, and E-Maxx 3905

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    If you wanna go a couple solid steps up in stiffness, Losi green 2" fronts and blue 2.5" rears, but that's more stiff than you'll want to use in most cases.

    I like silver fronts & green rears with some experimentation with the rear lower shock mounting point. Interestingly, these are just about the same stiffness as the ones Radiojh mentioned.

    Don't forget to think about oil weight too, not just springs, since shocks are what absorb your bumps and jumps, not springs.
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    i have allready the shock oil on order(40w front - 50w rear).
    i was looking at the losi springs and it looks like there are quite few options.
    i did checked the lenght of the stock slash springs and they are 2.3'' front and 2.8'' rear so are the losi spring not to short?

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    They are a tad shorter, but a preload spacer will take up that difference.

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    Yep, better to be a little short than a little long. Too long and you can'd lower your ride height if you want to. A little short and it's preloads to the rescue.
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