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Jul 04, 2012, 10:28 AM
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How do you know when your springs are "right"

I've been playing with the suspension tuning on my Slash 4x4. I've been swapping springs around a lot, playing with rates and preload. I'm not noticing a whole lot of difference until I get way to stiff and it gets bouncy. A lot of the springs seem very similar although their rates are different. How do I know when I've got my spring rate "right"? Thanks for the info.
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Jul 08, 2012, 06:35 PM
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You need to match spring rate with oil thickness to not get bouncy.

You normally only play with spring rates or oil thickness to fix a handling issue. Playing blindly with no goal won't do you any good.
Jul 11, 2012, 04:52 AM
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There also are good guides on Youtube done by the "Ultimarerc network". No link i am afraid since i am at work.

You have it "right" when you like the way it drives. Jumps too muc, make it stiffer, want more roll, make it softer etc.

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