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Old 06-01-2004, 07:18 PM
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alright i got a madforce and i dont no how to put dual shocks on it could some one show me a picture of there dual shocks on a mad force or tell me how u did it
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Old 06-02-2004, 04:02 AM
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Look in the manual!!! Is it that hard?
Old 06-02-2004, 05:45 AM
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Default RE: Dual shocks

On the other hand i could tell you....


You need to get 2 packs of the turbo big shocks for the Inferno. And a set of the shock mounts. Look in your manual for the part numbers.

If you want pics of the dual shocks set up go to http://www.madforce.net and look through the photos section.

Be warned however that the extra shocks also need the super soft (yellow) springs and lighter oil. They also make the truck's handling worse and landing jumps harder. There are many racers who remove the extra shocks when they race for these reasons. They are really only a cosmetic addition...and is it worth it for over $100 expense?

Just my opinion...hope it helps

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Old 06-02-2004, 07:48 AM
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I thought all that paper that came with an RTR was free bird cage liner, or was to use for housebreaking a new puppy if you had one. You mean there is some actual good info in all that stuff?
Old 06-02-2004, 08:01 AM
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Dunno....i have the kit....lol

If you have the RTR...you would need to get 4 packs of the shocks (ouch that'll hurt your pocket), and will probably need 2 of the mounting kits, dunno if youd need anything extra....you have to ask....is it worth it??? NO IMHO!
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Default RE: Dual shocks

o i though it would heilp alot wit the jumping so what ur say in is that if i put extra shocks on itll just make it worse
Old 06-03-2004, 02:27 AM
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Take a look on madforce.net if you want some serious opinions on the dual shock set up. All I know is that racers take off the extra shocks when they race (that must tell you something!)

I dont think you can get soft enough springs to make it handle well enough with 8 shocks, the yellow springs are too hard!
Old 06-03-2004, 12:14 PM
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well i aint going to be doing any racing all im doen is bashin

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