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Old 05-27-2020, 11:58 AM
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I just received a HL Jagdpanther. Right out of the box, the suspension is way too soft. Any suggestions on new springs or how to clock them? Thanks.
Old 05-27-2020, 02:17 PM
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I clocked mine about 90 degrees from the factory hole. I only did the two in front and the two in back (4 springs total) so it would ride better.
Old 05-27-2020, 03:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Pah co chu puk View Post
I clocked mine about 90 degrees from the factory hole. I only did the two in front and the two in back (4 springs total) so it would ride better.
Thanks I'll give that a try once I finish a list of other projects
Old 05-29-2020, 06:31 PM
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hahaha so funny life ,
20 years ago ,poeples used to complain about beiing to hard hahhaha ,
guess it`s still an improuvment ,
take 1 and second(s&s) generation springs ?
Old 06-02-2020, 10:17 AM
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Too soft? Odd, mine aren't. can get any kind of springs you want from Mcmaster-carr online.
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My HL JP with all plastic arms has a pair of holes at each suspension point which I assume you can slightly adjust the spring tension with... Useless if already in the direction you want to go however (Aka cannot rotate to get a higher tension).
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I drilled new holes when I did mine.
Old 06-09-2020, 10:43 AM
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My HL JP with all plastic arms has a pair of holes at each suspension point which I assume you can slightly adjust the spring tension with... Useless if already in the direction you want to go however (Aka cannot rotate to get a higher tension).
I took it apart and found the predrilled holes. Adjusted the tension, but still seems a bit soft. I may drill new holes, or order stiffer springs when I tear it apart for paint and electronics. Now deciding if I want to open the can of worms that is metal tracks, sprockets, etc. (Knowing it may need a tensioner...... the point at which I should have bought the Taigen Thanks all.
Old 09-22-2021, 12:39 AM
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Just got a Pro JP for my son & finding exact same issue. Anyone know the spec for a stiffer spring? Thanks.

Took awhile but as thought, mine appears to be one of those Mon/Fri builds where the workers got the springs screwed up. Have ordered the correct hard springs meant to be installed on front & rear arms from an aftermarket seller. Will have them here within a day for the princely sum of $2.00. Gotta love China even when they screw things up.










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