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Old 10-15-2007, 08:54 PM   #1
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DOES ANYBODY KNOW HOW TO SET AND CHECK FRONT AND REAR TOE-IN/OUT ANGLE?
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Old 10-16-2007, 05:57 AM   #2
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Best bet is to get a setup station to make all your adjustments equal and proper .
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Old 10-16-2007, 06:14 AM   #3
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as far as setting the toe goes, that totally depends on your truck/buggy. if it's anything like the RC8 you can't adjust the toe without buying parts to do so.
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as far as setting the toe goes, that totally depends on your truck/buggy. if it's anything like the RC8 you can't adjust the toe without buying parts to do so.
You can`t adjust the toe on the RC8 from out of the box ? Glad I kept my 8ight .

hiliter03 , what buggy do you have ?
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You can`t adjust the toe on the RC8 from out of the box ? Glad I kept my 8ight .
I assume you said this because you can adjust the toe on your 8ight out of the box. Do the buggies come with the toe plates and the truggies do not? I didn't get any toe plates with my 8ight-T... just a 3a/2t.
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Old 10-16-2007, 03:15 PM   #7
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You CAN adjust the toe just like every other buggy. The front with tie rods & the rear with different plates (optional). I think the OP is asking how to measure the toe without a set-up station.
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I think this is a half assed way but, I've done it before... and it's cheap if you've already got a camber guage:

Put the car on the floor and push it up against a flat wall. Use the camber guage off the wall. By no means is this really accurate but should atleast get you in the ball park.
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Old 10-16-2007, 04:37 PM   #9
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I have a Mugen Prospec.
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Old 10-16-2007, 04:41 PM   #10
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That's how I've been doing it for years. I go one step farther. I put a peice of tape on the floor running parrallel to the wall (Measured to be parrallel). With one side of the buggy against the wall so that the front wheel is flat on the wall, I measure the angle of the other front wheel against the tape. At the track I just eyeball it. I will admit that a set-up station is best but far from being required (for off-road).

The pro-spec has rear hinge pin braces that come in every toe setting from like 1.5deg too 3.5deg in 0.25deg increments. On the front just adjust the tie rods. I liked 2.5deg toe-in in the rear & 1 too 2deg toe-out in the front on my pro-spec.
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get a set of RPM toe in gauges those work good my Doug has a some and they are easy to use and real cheap on the wallet
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