IMPORTANT PLEASE READ. Arrma 6s, Arrma Mega 4x4, BLX 3s and BLX 4s shock information and upgrades.

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IMPORTANT PLEASE READ. Arrma 6s, Arrma Mega 4x4, BLX 3s and BLX 4s shock information and upgrades.

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Many people have started using Kraton 6s front shocks (for the rear) and Mojave front shocks for their 3s shock upgrades. The advantage over Typhon 6s shocks is they come with stiffer springs that are closer to the spring rate of 3s shocks. The Typhon shock springs are much lighter. I've actually added Kraton and Mojave springs to Tekno shocks and found they are much better suited for the Granite than Typhon (and Tekno) springs. Maybe they should be added to the list?
Will this still require the Axial Bushing as well? https://www.amainhobbies.com/axial-7.5x8mm-silicone-shock-bushing-6-axia1356/p-qqqktzwa6cqxactz
 

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Many people have started using Kraton 6s front shocks (for the rear) and Mojave front shocks for their 3s shock upgrades. The advantage over Typhon 6s shocks is they come with stiffer springs that are closer to the spring rate of 3s shocks. The Typhon shock springs are much lighter. I've actually added Kraton and Mojave springs to Tekno shocks and found they are much better suited for the Granite than Typhon (and Tekno) springs. Maybe they should be added to the list?
So I edited the main post the other day, but apparently I forgot to save it so I still need to add the Kraton, Notorious/Outcast and Mojave shocks again.................
With shipping this will be a little above $50.
Use these on the front https://jennysrc.com/collections/ar...ks-assembled-dampers-springs-4mm-hd-ara7604v2

Use these on the front https://jennysrc.com/products/krato...m-2020-arrma-ara106053?variant=32623019720758

And you will need these but they are on backorder https://www.amainhobbies.com/axial-7.5x8mm-silicone-shock-bushing-6-axia1356/p-qqqktzwa6cqxactz
As an alternative you can use nitro fuel line https://www.amainhobbies.com/dubro-...l-tubing-blue-61cm-dub2235/p-qqqcqawqhzxxactz
Those are the Axial bushings.
 
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Hi guys, turns out my shocks arrived in the end and since I wasn't will to wait another month for the axial bushings I made my own fix. As crazy as it may sound I used some modded wall plugs and shims. Seems to hold pretty tightly. No wiggle.

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Hi guys, turns out my shocks arrived in the end and since I wasn't will to wait another month for the axial bushings I made my own fix. As crazy as it may sound I used some modded wall plugs and shims. Seems to hold pretty tightly. No wiggle.

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I would highly recommend getting someone to 3d print some shock spacers or something else where the screw is tight in the hole. A lot of play could put a lot of stress on the shock tower on hard landings. I 3d printed some out of tpu for my Zd racing shocks. The hole is small enough to where the screw actually threads into the spacer so when the shock bottoms out, it absorbs some of the impact. If that makes sense.

Now of course I could be wrong as most times the chassis will slap on the ground before the shock bottoms out. But for times when you don't land perfectly, it could stress the shock towers.
 

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In case anyone cared - I used these 6mm steel balls in 6S rod ends instead of the crap plastic ones. They're a perfect fit, and were the only ones I could find that provided enough clearance between the shock and driveshafts when mounting 6S shocks to 3S cars, without needing any washers:

Z-FG06027/6 - FG Modellsport Steel Ball 6mm (Pk5)

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As I was wondering about how the different shock sizes are realised by Arrma, I did some research and wrote a comparison to find the perfect shock for my Typhon 3S.
Most parts are the same. Differences are mostly in body, shaft and spring.
Maybe it's helpful for someone.

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Wow, if I would have found this post yesterday I could have saved myself a lot of time and work! I did a nearly identical spreadsheet to help with choosing shocks for my new Typhon 3s. I have everything you have except I didn't add part numbers and I only did the Typhon 3s/6S, Mojave, and Kraton. Now I'm updating my spreadsheet with the Talion, Outcast, and Senton for quick reference in the future. Nice work!
 
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Wow, if I would have found this post yesterday I could have saved myself a lot of time and work! I did a nearly identical spreadsheet to help with choosing shocks for my new Typhon 3s. I have everything you have except I didn't add part numbers and I only did the Typhon 3s/6S, Mojave, and Kraton. Now I'm updating my spreadsheet with the Talion, Outcast, and Senton for quick reference in the future. Nice work!
Can we add the Big Rock, Senton, Infraction Mega and Vendetta to complete the table.
 

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I updated the shock-sheet.

But I guess, it's not complete.
I took the part numbers directly from Arrma and from the latest model (but compared them to the older ones).
JennysRC sometimes has other part numbers which definitely exists.
It's a bit confusing for me.

However, I hope the new list is helpful for you.
 

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