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Old 03-18-2012, 06:41 PM   #1
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What do you guys use when you doing work on your vehicle? I'm looking at a duratrax car stand, I like the swivel top, but is that more trouble than it's worth?

What are some suggestions, which stands do you like?

It's a truggy fyi

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i just use my starter box, all car stands i have had dont hold the car real well and fall off, stays on starter box!
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i just use my starter box, all car stands i have had dont hold the car real well and fall off, stays on starter box!
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Car stands are good for building shocks if they have that option built in and making your buggy look good on a work bench.

starter box or bench FTW!!
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The stand from Losi is what I use. Been using the same one for over 3 years now. It doesn't swivel however it's sturdy and doubles as a shock rebuild stand. It can also be broken down so it fits nice in your pit bag/box. It's under $15.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...Losi-Car-Stand
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I use the Losi stand and the same duratrax stand you are using. I like the duratrax b/c it swivels. The losi stand, as said above, is great for shocks.
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I have a losi stand and it's ok. I have a couple hudy stands that work well too.
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at our local track and a few others i have been to i rarely see anyone using a car stand to work on there cars/trucks, they just work on them on bench then when they are done they put them on car stand to look like a trophy...LOL
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I made a stand out of scrap cedar wood I had sittin around in shop class. I didnt wanna pay $25 for a duratrax one and this one only cost me $3 and thats the price of a swivel at lowes.
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at our local track and a few others i have been to i rarely see anyone using a car stand to work on there cars/trucks, they just work on them on bench then when they are done they put them on car stand to look like a trophy...LOL
Keeps the car off its wheels. Sitting stationary puts stress on arms, springs, etc. and can also develop flat spots on tire inserts.
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The Duratrax stand sucks to me because the swivel on it is not stiff enough. If your table is on uneven surface the swivel will turn with it. I got tired of it and just got 2 losi stands.

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Keeps the car off its wheels. Sitting stationary puts stress on arms, springs, etc. and can also develop flat spots on tire inserts.
, i dont think i would worry about that to much, or should i go get a car stand for the 2012 charger in the garage?
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I made a stand out of scrap cedar wood I had sittin around in shop class. I didnt wanna pay $25 for a duratrax one and this one only cost me $3 and thats the price of a swivel at lowes.
Thats the same thing I did it works great and was dirt cheap I even painted with some lefted over body paint.
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These are nice expensive though http://www.revolverc.com/collections/all
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These are nice expensive though http://www.revolverc.com/collections/all
i can see these being decent!! atleast they have pegs so your car/truck does not slide/fall off of stand. but yes i agree they are a little pricey
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, i dont think i would worry about that to much, or should i go get a car stand for the 2012 charger in the garage?
You're running foam instead of air in the tires!?

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