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Old 2002.01.14, 02:18 PM   #1
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Question Kyosho Rear shock VS Kyosho rear oil damper

is there a major difference in performance between the two?
i have the regular rear shock and rear roll shocks
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Old 2002.01.14, 03:34 PM   #2
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The non-oil shocks have no rebound control so they don't work as well as oil-filled shocks. A spring with no dampening will return almost the full ammount of energy that it received while being compressed, this means that your suspension will rebound like a pogo stick. The oil absorbs some of the rebound energy and makes your suspension less "bouncy"

I have the triple oil GPM setup on its way, I'll let you know how it is but since the cars are so damn small it may not make a big difference. The spring preload IS adjustable on the oil shocks so you don't need to buy (as many) different springs when you want to change your setup.

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