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Old 03-10-2009, 06:29 PM   #1
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Ok so I went out and got a slash and and I need to know how to measure the camber since the truck has soo much suspension travel? I realize that my onroad setup station won't work so besides "eyeballing" it what's the best way?
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RPM makes a great little camber gauge for trucks. To set your camber, have the truck all together like you were about to put it on the track minus the body, so have your tires on, battery in the tray, front tires pointed straight ahead, etc., and drop the truck as level as you can from about a foot above your workbench. That'll settle the suspension where it will be while the truck's running & give you a good place to set your camber.

We use a sh!tload of camber in these trucks too because of all the body roll. Offhand I can tell you I'm running -7 in the front.

Also note that when you make changes to your front camber, it'll knock your toe around because of all the caster we use in 2WD offroad trucks
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thanx for th info, I'll look up the RPM camber gauge tonight
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at my local track i run mine at -2 on the front and -1.5 on the rear
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