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Old 02-06-2009, 08:43 AM   #1
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Default Rebound Adjustment Screw (MBX5) WTF?

There is a set screw in the lower arms on the MBX5. It just screws into the arm itself, no other component comes in contact with it.

WTF is that about? The manual (I use that term loosely) doesn't say squat about it, of course.
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if its beside or near the inner hinge pin than it sounds like a droop screw
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It is beside the inner hinge pin. It doesn't seem to touch it, but maybe it does.

I'm perplexed about how it works as it seems like a random placement for a set screw. Also, how is it adjusted?
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it s a droop screw. to limit droop of course it needs to go through the arm and touch chassis. thats standard on all racing truggies/buggies
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i dont see any reason you couldn't do this to another brand chassy.


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It is beside the inner hinge pin. It doesn't seem to touch it, but maybe it does.

I'm perplexed about how it works as it seems like a random placement for a set screw. Also, how is it adjusted?

its there to adjust weight distribution during throttle and braking
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Droop does alot more than that. Too start you should set the car so the wheels are off the ground and screw in the droop screw until it JUST starts to move the arm. This will give you maximum droop as well as keep you from breaking shocks.
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It is beside the inner hinge pin. It doesn't seem to touch it, but maybe it does.

I'm perplexed about how it works as it seems like a random placement for a set screw. Also, how is it adjusted?
maximum droop is not always good!
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I said it was a starting point. Most people dont take too much droop out. But yeah too much can be bad too. I would rather have too much than not enough. hhmmmm D8
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