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Old 03-03-2007, 08:50 PM   #1
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I just bought a losi xxx cr. The front wheel on the right is about 6mm lower then the left.I went over everything and found nothing bent or binding.The shocks
are the same length.Does any one have this problem or herd anything about this.The buggy is brand new and was never run.I hope it's not a chassis problem.The chassis looks fine.


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Old 03-03-2007, 09:12 PM   #2
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Make sure the front hub spacer is the same on both sides.
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you put a limiter in one of the shocks. I know you said they are the same length, either that or you used the wrong body or shaft.
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Old 03-03-2007, 10:08 PM   #4
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Make sure the front hub spacer is the same on both sides.
I agree, double check this. Make sure the little white spacer is either on top of both spindle hubs, or below both spindle hubs. This spaces the spindle arm up and down inside the hub carrier. If you have one on top on one side and one below on the other, your droop will be unequal from side to side.
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Old 03-03-2007, 10:13 PM   #5
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Hub spacer is the same on both sides.Rod ends are the same hole.I made sure that the shock shafts are the same length and there are no spacers in the front shocks.I cant seem to figure this one out.I will call Losi on monday to see if this is an ongoing problem with the buggy.Does anyone think this really matters for an off road car?I know for on road this would tweek the car so bad that you would loose 4or5 laps.


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Old 03-03-2007, 10:25 PM   #6
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wow. Should be obvious, but I have to ask, Lower shock mounted in same hole on both front arms? Maybe take the shocks off and make sure that the side that doesnt droop as much doesnt have a bind in the suspension (make sure that the arm moves up/down freely) that would limit the travel? This may not have any affect on your problem, but, maybe make sure that both the left and right VLA hinge pins are in the same hole too? It does change the overall effective length of the arm, so it could possibly affect the amount of droop too. Other than that, I dont know

Ah, missed where you said "no binding"
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You dont have the rear shock shaft in a front shock do you?
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Are your shock ends threaded on the same amount? If you take the shocks and front wheels off, and let the arms hang, are they the same height?
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Swap the front shocks left to right and vice versa.
If the problem has now moved to the opposite side it's a shock problem, if it's still the same, then it's a chassis issue.
narrow it down from there.

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If you take the shocks off completely and the problem goes away, then it's a shock issue.
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Make sure the screws are in the same locations on the shock tower.
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Post Here's an 'out there' possibility.....

perhaps one of the shock seals doesn't have the internal spacer between the o-rings and the snap on top has given way.
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yep sounds like hub spacers to me too. remove front wheels look where the hinge pin goes vertical through the steering knuckle and make sure they are the same. best to just pop off the e-clips and remove the pin and reset to base set-up or which ever losi factory guy set-up that works for you. yes and also disassemble the shocks and make sure they were built right in the begining, could be missing spacers. to be 6mm off it sounds like both things are the cause of your troubles. if you bought it used it is best to disassemble all shocks and check all the hub mounting issues to make certain the car is equal all the way around around.
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make sure both front castor blocks are the same, not a 30 on one side and a 25 on the other, i have seen this happen before and will tweak the front
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