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Old Sep 11, 2006, 09:45 AM
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USD forks???????

I have a NF sf501 and a tt fm-1e, looking to get somethign better than the junky front shocks tha come on the bikes. Are the CNr USD forks good? do they have adjustable dampening? What shocks do have adjustable dampers ?
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Old Sep 11, 2006, 10:13 AM
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2wheelhobbies.com has the tornado front forks.There adjustable oil dampened and seems to take a pretty good beating.
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Old Sep 11, 2006, 10:24 AM
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How are they adjustable? is it just liek a regualr 1/8 scale buggy shock tuning or what? does it have different heads in there? or differnt springs or what? i'm looking to get a set of shocks that can be adjusted by springs and dampening chareteristics. so how do the tonado forks work? are oyu talkign about the USD forks? i probally sound like an a**hole, but i'm not, just dont want ot spend close to 100 bucks on somehting and find out its not what i wanted. so , do hte USD have like pistons inside them that cn be changed? and springs?



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2wheelhobbies.com has the tornado front forks.There adjustable oil dampened and seems to take a pretty good beating.
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Old Sep 11, 2006, 10:25 AM
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CNR forks are good for the price but the are non-adjustable and no dampening.... the Tornada forks are more expensive, but they are preload and dampening adjustable and they are really beefy.... 2wheelhobbies has both
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Old Sep 11, 2006, 10:32 AM
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Does anyone have dis-assembled shot of hte tornado forks? or the USD forks form CNR?


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CNR forks are good for the price but the are non-adjustable and no dampening.... the Tornada forks are more expensive, but they are preload and dampening adjustable and they are really beefy.... 2wheelhobbies has both
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Old Sep 11, 2006, 11:24 AM
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Does anyone have dis-assembled shot of hte tornado forks? or the USD forks form CNR?

here are the tornados

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...&postcount=101


the CNRs are like the stock ones for the most part but the outer casing is reversed and they slide a lot easier (machined better)
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Old Sep 11, 2006, 11:35 AM
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Wow

Wow, those tornado forks look liek tats what i am lookign for, they ahve an actual shock inside, so it can be adjusted, thats what i am looking for, i get alot of wheel hop in the front and read, i put 1000 wt diff fluid in my rear shock on the FM-1e andthat solved that, but my front tire hops around alot too, so those shocks will work, thanks for the help. i dont want the cnr shocks, not if they are just upside down versions of hte stock ones, that sounds liek some junk.
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Old Sep 11, 2006, 01:09 PM
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Tornado forks on the front, and a REVO shock on the back, and your FM-1e will handle like a completely different bike.
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Old Sep 11, 2006, 03:04 PM
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Hi Steve

Any pics and other info on those Revo shocks
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Old Sep 11, 2006, 03:18 PM
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Here's a couple of threads about the REVO/JATO rear shocks. They are a very nice upgrade.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...highlight=revo


http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...highlight=revo
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Old Sep 11, 2006, 05:01 PM
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Could you use a stock revo shock? or does the resivoir make a big difference?



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Here's a couple of threads about the REVO/JATO rear shocks. They are a very nice upgrade.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...highlight=revo


http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...highlight=revo
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Old Sep 11, 2006, 05:24 PM
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To me the reservior makes a big difference, both in how the shock performs and in how it holds up over time (less rebuilds). I've put aftermarket reserviors on stock NF and TT shocks, and have even made a remote reservior using a fuel filter and high pressure tubing. They are worth it.
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