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Old 07-24-2008, 04:36 PM   #1
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I have a t4 and would like to improve the handeling. Right now I have gold springs up frt, green out bck, 40 weight shock oil in frt and rear. the frt sets up a little higher than the rear. I race on clay dirt off road track tight turns and big jumps. Also what is camber and how should it be set.
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what do you want your truck to do better? What does it do now.
Camber is the inward or outward lean of the tire. Positive camber is leaning out(top of tire outward) negative is the top of the tire leaning in.
RPM makes a nice camber gauge. If you dont have the gauge that came with your t4 you can use a pop can. Set the can next to you tire(truck loaded and ready ride height set). The top of the tire should be approx. 1/16in from the can with the bottom of the tire touching the base of the can. This should be around -1 to -1.5 for the rear. Almost zero or -.5 should work in the front.Kinda crude but it works. hope that helps.
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I would go to 35 weight oil in the back and set camber at 0 that means the front and rear wheels are straight up an down.
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You could also just go to team associated's website and download pro setup's. Just find a setup for a track type similar to what you run on and print it off. It won't be perfect but it may help. It's a good place to start if nothing else. Hope that helps.
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Good advice all. Here is the link to Cavalieri's worlds 2006 setup. We run this on a T4 on a similar track with good results:
http://www.rc10.com/racerhub/setup/r..._Nats_2006.pdf
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I have a t4 and would like to improve the handeling. Right now I have gold springs up frt, green out bck, 40 weight shock oil in frt and rear. the frt sets up a little higher than the rear. I race on clay dirt off road track tight turns and big jumps. Also what is camber and how should it be set.
The set-up i use is pretty dialed if you go look through the last 10 pages of the b4/t4 thread you will find it there.

Believe in it...... It uses gold and green springs like you are running. You will love your t4 after you pop on that set-up.
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Old 07-29-2008, 07:48 PM   #7
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Thanks for the links and suggestions
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front caster blocks can be switched from the stock 25degrees to 30degree for roughly $4
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