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    BIg Bore shock questions???

    Should i run the springs that came with them or the stockers?Also,any other advice on setting them up?

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    stockers or emaxx on rear and about 50 weight oil seems to work well for my p4de

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    Just installed VG racing springs and they are AMAZING with the Big bores ... I have 55 wt in the front and rear too

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    Ran into a problem.The metal eyes on the bottom of my front shocks aren't as wide as the stock units.

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    Used some spacers to get them mounted,installed the stock springs.Anbody know what weight the bottle of oil is that comes with the big bores?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CTPATRIOT View Post
    Used some spacers to get them mounted,installed the stock springs.Anbody know what weight the bottle of oil is that comes with the big bores?
    I'm thinking 30wt.
    FLM EMBE, P4de "Digger", Slash MT, Rustler/P4de

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    The stock silicone oil is 30wt.
    Weak Revenge
    Strong Forgive
    Intelligent Ignore

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    Use the springs that came on the stock shocks not with the big bores the stock ones are better
    sl2sh, p4de trail truck

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    Quote Originally Posted by RCTRAIN View Post
    Use the springs that came on the stock shocks not with the big bores the stock ones are better
    I did.Will the 30W be heavy enough?I already put it in.

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    I think it's to light. I have 40wt in the front and unknown in the rears. Without battery it won't bottom out easily but the battery weight changed this. I think I'd use 50wt next time.

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    50W all around be good?

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    Associated copper in fronnt blue in the rear 30weight shock oil with single hole pistons . I have a very light car though.

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    Picked up some Associated 42.5W today.Put it in,but haven't driven it yet.

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