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    G made XD piggy back shocks

    Has anyone tried these? they look good but not sure if they actually preform as said, they have a few lengths and types

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    I run the 103mm on my wraith and they are awesome. No leaking on these either. Gonna be beneficial to get different spring options though (more than likely)

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    I might try the normal shocks on my slash 2wd, I got some red shock caps, these would look great and the threaded body in nice I hate the clips. if these work good I might try the piggy back on my emaxx but run 4 instead of 8 and get the stiffest springs I can.

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    They do look good. I was looking at a set of powerstrokes, but now these have my attention
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    These look REALLY GOOD, Probably the best I've ever seen.

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    Hmmmm... those are good looking shocks! I wonder what length/shock cap combo's would fit on a Slayer and a Summit...
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    Those look awesome. I'll have to get some and try them out.
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    Just watched the video and I was impressed. Look better than my PowerStroke
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    i'd get some now but we are in winter. but i'll have some for next year for sure! trying my 2wd first. I need to find a way to raise the front of my 4x4

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    Dumb question, I just visted their website ( http://www.gmade.net/bbs/zboard.php?...desc=asc&no=28) and they said you could addjust the internal pressure... Why would you want to do that? I know it sounds cool, but I can't think of what it would do...
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    Here is a bunch of pictures from their website... They look pretty cool!
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    For starters, it give you tune ability others dont or can't. Handling will improve for jumps, cornering, braking. Its a definite plus. I would be concerned on how well they would handle he SC environment.
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    adjusting the internal pressure can do a lot of things, same as DH mtn bikes, snowmobiles, dirt bikes, trophy trucks, sand rails and so... you can adjust the stiffness, rebound, progression of the shock basically you can adjust the screw and it will be like adding a heavier oil. on a slash i cant see it being a big difference where it has very little travel. but on a emaxx it could come in handy.

    My plan is to get a long shock from the front of my slash, I hate how the front is so low, I rarely flip it on the track, its all softer dirt so a little more travel in the front should keep the skid plate off the ground a little more. I like these becuase they have threaded boddies and look well made, and cheaper than powerstrokes.

    These shocks are completely rebuildable and they sell every individual peice.

    Here they are on an Emaxx, looks like an expensive set up, I'd just go with a single shock and stiffer spring/heavier oil.

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    Those are pretty cool, I don't know how to tune shocks very well though.
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    maxx adam why dont you go to a hybrid shock on the front like a rear shock body with a front shaft it work really well on a truck i do crazy jumps with at the skate park

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    I'm going to try a maxx shock on the front first see how it works out, but I think the front a arms dont drop much farther then it already is. with a long shock I could get a little more ride height and use the outter most holes, i may try it tomorrow if i get a chance.

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    As far as I read the set for the rear of my slash built with the piggyback setup was only 35.00 for the rear set. So I'd say they are cheaper than the powerstroke's and are way more adjustable. I'm selling my power stroke's to get these. I like the fact that with the allen key you can tune them to run on the SC track to bashing setup to a road setup in just 5 minute's. these look promising and I will do a review when they come in.
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    For me they are $65 shipped to Canada from Ebay, the diaphragm cap ones are a little less but both are cheaper than power strokes the spring I will have them on my 2wd as its only got plastics, I'll be looking forward to your review

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    So what on line retailers stock these?

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    Quote Originally Posted by THEBOMBER View Post
    So what on line retailers stock these?
    I'm getting mine from Ebay, I'm unsure of any online stores with them

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    Not on amazon, yet
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    I really like these shocks, but I wish they had TiN shafts though... Maybe I could get the Traxxas ones to fit...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Maxx_Adam View Post
    I'm getting mine from Ebay, I'm unsure of any online stores with them
    I think Junfac has them..


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    There is reference to aluminum used for shock body, no reference for the caps. Do they look plastic to you?
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    the caps are plastic with aluminum piggyback cylinders I believe.
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    I would have to see how the plastic caps hold up. POP
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    I'm not sure on the shock caps, But I have red aluminum ones from my stock shocks that I was going to use anyway.

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    Won't work with the piggy back system
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    I wonder if you could take those AWESOME piggy back shock caps, and put them on a shock Ultra or GTR shock...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolfslash16 View Post
    I wonder if you could take those AWESOME piggy back shock caps, and put them on a shock Ultra or GTR shock...
    As long as the shock body is the same diameter, they should work.
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    As long as the shock body is the same diameter, they should work.
    Good to know. Now, to find out what diameter the G made piggy back shock caps are... If their the same size as Traxxas's GTR shock bodies the same size, you can bet 100% I'll buy some for my Slayer, or Summit, or both.
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    So what lengths should I order for the Platnium with LCG chasis? 103mm for rear and 93mm for front?

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    Did you ever order these
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolfslash16 View Post
    Dumb question, I just visted their website ( http://www.gmade.net/bbs/zboard.php?...desc=asc&no=28) and they said you could addjust the internal pressure... Why would you want to do that? I know it sounds cool, but I can't think of what it would do...
    This setting is I think for setting how fast the shock shaft will back to its position after compression without a spring on it

    If you set it to high pressure I think it will bounce back to its position faster and also the shock will feel more springy , the shock itself will be harder ,less body roll, perfect for on-road
    but if you set it to low pressure it will be more loose , soft , Perfect for off-road because it will absorb the jumps , bumps better , but more body roll on the turns

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