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Old 07-15-2010, 11:53 AM
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mecatech klick Smart shocks

Hi guys, has anyone seen or know anything about these shocks in this link http://www.fgsupply.com/New_Releases...shock_kit.html, scroll down and click on video, i know they are for an fg but the guy in the video says mecatech are making them for the baja, thanks.

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Old 07-15-2010, 12:20 PM
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They look pretty good, I wonder if you could just remove the shaft they use and replace it with one of our Baja shock shafts and have it work? They look way to short to fit a 5b & 5T
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Old 07-15-2010, 12:43 PM
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As the guy says, mecatech are working on the shocks for the baja and will come in the near future. Thats good news. Looks like sweet upgrade.
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Are you sure they don't mean the cv "baja" line?
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Old 07-15-2010, 02:39 PM
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wow very cool!

I't gonna open up a whole new range of adjusting suspension setups!
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Old 07-15-2010, 05:52 PM
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here you go folks
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Old 07-15-2010, 06:17 PM
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These are killer. I will be getting these for sure once they come out. Expensive if price is about the same looks like about $550 for compleate set but looks to be worth it in adjustabillity.
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I saw this video a year ago. I havent heard much about it since. I have to ask Angel at FG Supply. MAybe he would know better than we do
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Old 07-15-2010, 06:57 PM
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They look pretty good, I wonder if you could just remove the shaft they use and replace it with one of our Baja shock shafts and have it work? They look way to short to fit a 5b & 5T
These shocks are for 1/5 scale touring cars. Typically FG uses a 4mm shaft. Not sure about the Mecatech ones
A 1/5 touring shocks have MINIMAL amounts of travel (appx 20-25mm TOTAL). Unfortunately your idea will not work....see pic below

On the left is a carlson shock (FG "MED" Shock)
In the middle is a rear FG Marder shock Deanodized & Shortened 15 mm (FG "Long" Shock)
On the left is a REar Baja Shock


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Old 07-15-2010, 06:57 PM
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those are freakin sooo pimp
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Old 07-15-2010, 07:52 PM
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those are freakin sooo pimp
Haha, they are. I would love to have a set if they made them for the Baja.
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Old 07-17-2010, 11:10 AM
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those are sweet!
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Anyone have any more news on these for the Baja?
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Old 10-16-2010, 08:59 PM
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Nope Zilck
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Old 10-16-2010, 09:07 PM
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Damn. Their website is down too. Hopefully it is true that they are working on them for the Baja.
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Old 10-16-2010, 09:26 PM
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Those shocks are so cool. It's what the baja surely needs. I'd get a set if and when they become available for a baja. Guess we just gotta e-mail the company if it's been a while to find out if they will or have canceled the idea of making them for bajas. Great vid but it's a bit hard to listen to since the audio is not in sink with the video.
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Old 10-16-2010, 09:58 PM
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I want them Too!
I will Talk to Angel Monday and See How Soon I can Get Then in Stock for my Store.
-John W.
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I Talked with Victor Today at FG and I will Carry these shocks as soon as I can Order them. If anyone is interested in doing a Group Buy I Can Work on a List for you guys and we can started on this soon.
I will try to get them up on my site as soon as I have more Info from my Distributor.
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Old 10-19-2010, 06:56 AM
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put me on the list
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Old 10-19-2010, 06:42 PM
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I am Waiting For a Reply about the Shocks.
Mecatech May have decided to to go ahead with them for the HPI Baja.
We Shall See.
Cheers, John W.
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