Dunerunner Shock Upgrade

G-Man

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Been wanting to upgrade the shocks on my DR for awhile now. Thought I'd like the piggyback pro shocks redcat offers on there, but was concerned about clearance using the jetpro pipe. What I did is mount the shock with the reservoir to the inside rather than the outside. Seems to have plenty of clearance. Will update after I actually try them out. What shocks do you guys use?

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I have my MT running as low as possible. I find that geometry is not ideal and I break the bottom shaft supports ALOT. Is there anything better or is there a complete new shock to use for a upgrade?
So in Brief am I better to upgrade or replace?
Phill I think the only way you'll get live suspension is a stronger spring. something I,m playing with at the moment. the shock controls the speed of the compression and rebound, am I right?
 

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Here is an update on the Dunerunner build. These shocks are awesome on here. 40W front, 50W rear. I have a couple other videos of those shocks in action too. Check them out!!
 

Phill

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I have my MT running as low as possible. I find that geometry is not ideal and I break the bottom shaft supports ALOT. Is there anything better or is there a complete new shock to use for a upgrade?
So in Brief am I better to upgrade or replace?
Phill I think the only way you'll get live suspension is a stronger spring. something I,m playing with at the moment. the shock controls the speed of the compression and rebound, am I right?
Yep stronger springs is what I'm thinking.
KM maybe?
Let me know what you find.
Shocks are for speed of compression and rebound to stop it from bouncing.

hocks seem to handle it well.
Sounds good too.
 

Phill

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I have my MT running as low as possible. I find that geometry is not ideal and I break the bottom shaft supports ALOT. Is there anything better or is there a complete new shock to use for a upgrade?
So in Brief am I better to upgrade or replace?
Phill I think the only way you'll get live suspension is a stronger spring. something I,m playing with at the moment. the shock controls the speed of the compression and rebound, am I right?
It does but it is slowed by the oil in the shock.
What oil are you using?
 

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