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Old 03-22-2013, 05:06 PM
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Just picked up a LST2 after ~10yrs of not being in the hobby. The truck came with RPM adjustable arms and upgraded yellow springs but the sway bars were not installed. Is there a reason for not installing the sway bars?
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Old 03-24-2013, 04:21 PM
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Just picked up a LST2 after ~10yrs of not being in the hobby. The truck came with RPM adjustable arms and upgraded yellow springs but the sway bars were not installed. Is there a reason for not installing the sway bars?
Thanks, Andrew
The sway bars are nice for wheelies and jumps, but offroad they can make the suspension not flex enough and flip over. I have 2 LST2's, one has swaybars; the faster of the two.

They are not real necessary, but do aid in control some.
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Old 03-25-2013, 05:23 PM
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What weight oil do you recommend? Ijust broke a shock shaft so will be installing the swaybars and rebuilding shocks this weekend.


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Just picked up a LST2 after ~10yrs of not being in the hobby. The truck came with RPM adjustable arms and upgraded yellow springs but the sway bars were not installed. Is there a reason for not installing the sway bars?
Thanks, Andrew
The sway bars are nice for wheelies and jumps, but offroad they can make the suspension not flex enough and flip over. I have 2 LST2's, one has swaybars; the faster of the two.

They are not real necessary, but do aid in control some.
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Old 03-26-2013, 01:04 AM
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I think I used 30wt when I did the shocks last. Any thinner and the suspension seemed 'soggy'.
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30-40wt works good.....just use a good silicone fluid....
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