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Old 03-03-2010, 10:45 PM   #1
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Unhappy preload spacers?

I've been into this hobby for over 5 years now, an have now realized I've been using the clip on spacers wrong, I used them to make the suspension stiffer. I've just realized there supposed to adjust ride height, I went to the traxxas website an looked it up in the original manual, but it didnt tell me wether adding the spacers raises or lowers the ride height, A new track has opened up near my house so I'm now actually caring about how my trucks handle insted of how well I can jump them an bash in random places. Could someone give me a basic run down on suspension setups please?
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This should give you a GENERAL idea of what each suspension angle will do (id does include a LOT that most prob don't ever look at lol)

http://rc-setup.com/guide.html
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Adding spacers increases ride height.
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hey thanks for that link , I already know caster chamber toe, but slip angle an things like that are new to me, thanks y'all.
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Take a look at Hudy (Xray) buggy and truggy setup-book. Yes, it is Xray specific and some things are different on your car, but this is the best setup book!

http://www.teamxray.com/teamxray/sho...p?file_id=4461

I've changed all aspects of setup on buggies and truggies for a few years now but still look at the book quite often. Sometimes you just don't think of all the things.

Take a look. Print it or get one from Xray dealer
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Take a look at Hudy (Xray) buggy and truggy setup-book. Yes, it is Xray specific and some things are different on your car, but this is the best setup book!

http://www.teamxray.com/teamxray/sho...p?file_id=4461

I've changed all aspects of setup on buggies and truggies for a few years now but still look at the book quite often. Sometimes you just don't think of all the things.

Take a look. Print it or get one from Xray dealer
A lot of good info in the Xray setup book.
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