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Thread: RC4WD Billet Shocks Review

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    Upon first inspection...Nice!! Both of the ends that bolt onto the baja are billet not plastic like the stock shocks, including the spring holder at the bottom of the shock and the shaft guide. The shock shaft is quite a bit larger than the stock shaft also. The piston does not have the hyper adjust like the stock shocks but has 2 holes in it, and is held on with 2 c clips one on each side of the piston. The spring adjuster nuts don't come with any o rings so those will need to be purchased separately. All in all, these look like a really nice shock. Now for the testing!!!


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    Have you had a chance to run these yet? What do you think after some bashing? I've got these on my rigs but I haven't run them yet. What I did notice is that because of the thicker shafts there is a lot more air in the shocks and a bit more play in them when extended. But like I said I haven't run them yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dliguori25 View Post
    Have you had a chance to run these yet? What do you think after some bashing? I've got these on my rigs but I haven't run them yet. What I did notice is that because of the thicker shafts there is a lot more air in the shocks and a bit more play in them when extended. But like I said I haven't run them yet.
    I gave them a good running today at a construction site. They held up very well!! I plan on really beating them in some more before I post my final say, but so far so good! I also noticed the more air in mine, What I did is I took the time to bleed them 2 or 3 times in a row. I purposely overfilled them screwed on the cap loosely, pushed the shock all the way up then holding in the shaft tightened the cap. Them pumped the shock maybe 5 or 6 times then repeated the process and it seemed to do the trick for me. Hope this helps!

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    I've had a few minor issues with mine because I was not running the shock boots so I would strongly recommend you put em' on if you currently have not yet done so,

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    Quote Originally Posted by monotheist View Post
    I've had a few minor issues with mine because I was not running the shock boots so I would strongly recommend you put em' on if you currently have not yet done so,
    Thanks for the heads up!

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    I just ordered a set

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    Well I wish I was rich. But the new shocks is kinda mandatory cuz my stock onea are all bent.

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    The RC4WD shocks seem to hold up real well! You'll like them! A definate addition for my Baja 5B!
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    OOOhhhh, I just got my shocks! Now can some one please help me in oil fillin bleeding procedures

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