Springs News

VP-PRO 1/8 shock springs

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VP-PRO have introduced new front and rear shock spring for 1/8 nitro buggy and E-buggy. These springs shocks are made from high quality spring steel and can match up a lots of brand frame use such as Kyosho, Mugen, HB Racing,Tekno etc for both front and rear, each has 5 kinds of specifications to choose(1pcs/bag):

  • Front shock spring: 5.5 ring ,6 ring ,7 ring ,7.5 ring
  • Rear shock spring: 7.5 ring ,8 ring ,9 ring ,9.5 ring

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Yokomo RP 1/10 shock springs

Coming from Yokomo and made for 1/10 buggies are the Racing Performer shock springs. These RP springs provide the suitable performance on high grip surface such popular carpet and artificial turf tracks. Material and production process is different from Yatabe Spring to perform another supreme feeling on racing battle. RP springs are more actively functioned for jumping, machine control during the time of tough race. They have been tested and confirmed by Team Yokomo Factory driver in the world and they will ne available next week.

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Core RC progressive big bore spring

Core RC have introduced new Progressive Big Bore Springs for 1/10th Off-Road. These high quality precision made springs allow the car to float over bumps but not roll too much during cornering. The consistent wire diameter means that the characteristics of each spring in the range is similar, giving a consistent performance across the range. The spring stiffness increment between springs is very small, allowing fine adjustment of the suspension.

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XRAY XB4 1 Stripe & 3 Dots linear springs

Coming from XRAY and made for the XB4, XB2 and XT2 are the 1 stripe/3 dots linear springs. These optional springs have a constant spring rate throughout the entire spring compression. They are softer than the 1 dot springs and specifically designed to complement the big-bore shocks. The springs, like all other XRAY springs, are manually measured, selected, and matched into pairs for the front and rear to guarantee precisely equal length and damping characteristics and laser engraved for easy identification.

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Serpent Cobra series shocks springs

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Serpent have introduced a new range of shock springs especially developed for use on the Cobra SRX8, but will also work on the Cobra 811 and most other 1/8 buggies. These springs have less coils, a different spring wire material and treatment for better performance. The new springs are precision made, color coded,  pre-selected, paired and available in two set containing 6 front shocks springs or all 6 rear shocks springs.

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Drake talks tuning with shock oil

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Adam Drake has released a new video that explains how tuning with shock oil. Take a coke and press play.

Adam Drake talks shock springs

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Its been a little while since Mugen Seiki’s driver Adam Drake produced one of his rather helpful and insightful popular video tutorials, today he helps us out with shock springs.

XRAY ‘Hard’ silver clutch springs

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Are you sitting down ? Good, prepare to be excited by XRAY’s new ‘high-torque’ hard silver clutch springs – OK they’re not actually made from silver sadly, so don’t go melting them down into rings or tiny pieces of cutlery… In all seriousness, the optional harder springs engage later, giving you more options to fine tune your buggy! [Part #358589]