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Old 11-23-2007, 04:53 PM   #1
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Has anyone tried the RPM ride height gauge? will this fit the 1/8 buggy? Thanks
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Old 11-23-2007, 06:19 PM   #2
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Has anyone tried the RPM ride height gauge? will this fit the 1/8 buggy? Thanks
I haven't seen one of those forever. I still have my camber gauge and use it all the time. I judge my ride height by the dog bones.
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ya i have one i hate it i go by dogbones for a rough measure then a caliper for final
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ya i have one i hate it i go by dogbones for a rough measure then a caliper for final
what the hell are you guys talking about?
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you never heard the terms bones level, over level and under level? when you look at the front and back it is how the bones sit at its set ride heigth. bones straight across is level, bones tilt towards car is under level and when the end closest to the car are higher than by the wheels it is over/above level.
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unless you have super calibrated eyes ball your ride height can be way off by just judging by dogbones level above or below!!!!!!
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some drivers go by just that others measure......i know some pretty stout guys who DO NOT measure anything but camber...
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so you wanna argue about it
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so you wanna argue about it
nope dont have to
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ok so dont be a jackass you can either eyeball or take a measurement that you wont have to second guess the whole day of driving
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ok so dont be a jackass you can either eyeball or take a measurement that you wont have to second guess the whole day of driving
lmao so do we need 130 dollar set up stations too?
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honestly yes you do but only if you ever wanna contend its more of a perfectly balanced truck so all you have to do is worry about your driving
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You guys are cracking me up.
Whats funny is your both right. tehe.
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hmmm ok those are just things i have never seen the track regs take to the track and those that have them sell them.....after you measure your ride heigth 2 or 3 times on the same set up and you recignize it you wont ever use it again....oddly enough one of those guys who sold his set up station made it on the IFMAR team for finals.....personally i think you learn as you drive and get a feel how a car drives you can tell what it needs. its pretty easy to tell if your droop is off even just driving it.
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