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Old 08-26-2008, 12:15 AM   #1
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what tool can I use to verify toe/camber degrees for 1/8 truggy. (I've seen a tool for the 1/10 scale but I haven't seen anything for the 1/8 scale)
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For Camber, there's several gauges available. RPM and AE seem to be the most popular around my parts. For toe, Hudy makes a killer set up station and I believe they recently released a truggy toe plate. It's gonna be a costly option though, lol. Lastly there's the old protractor/graph paper trick. Inexpensive and works!
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Rpm also makes a toe gauge, very handy for those of us who can't spring for the hudy.
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Get the cheap rpm camber gauge to check the camber. I also use the camber gauge to set the toe, by putting the car against the wall then putting the gauge on the wall. It will put you very close.
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Yeah Hudy does make a very good setup station. Fair enough it is a bit pricey, but is a wise investment to get your car setup well. I think that they are around $150 on amain
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Get the cheap rpm camber gauge to check the camber. I also use the camber gauge to set the toe, by putting the car against the wall then putting the gauge on the wall. It will put you very close.
Hey that's pretty darned clever! Maybe not QUITE as accurate as a Hudy setup station, but still...
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For my truggy and more reciently at a on road race, my monster truck camber gauge was used for camber and toe. I made a back stop on my setup board and used new rims for accurate reedings. It does work very well!
I keep a set of Jammin rims and others for camber reedings.
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You can buy one of these:

http://cgi.ebay.com/RC-SetUp-set-up-...742.m153.l1262

http://cgi.ebay.com/RC-SetUp-set-up-...742.m153.l1262

The down side of those set-up stations is the measurement markings are a little hard to see but they are a lot cheaper than a Hudy or Team Magic set-up station.
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You can buy one of these:

http://cgi.ebay.com/RC-SetUp-set-up-...742.m153.l1262

http://cgi.ebay.com/RC-SetUp-set-up-...742.m153.l1262

The down side of those set-up stations is the measurement markings are a little hard to see but they are a lot cheaper than a Hudy or Team Magic set-up station.

+1 on these.. work extremely well
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