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Old 08-08-2009, 06:40 PM   #1
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Arrow 1/8th tools / gauges; What do I need?

Hey boys, I am placing an order at towerhobbies tonight; got a question. What tools should I look into getting for my RC8?

I need a refresher on toe-in / camber / caster, and how to measure that. Do I need a caliper of some short, or can I get away with a ruler?

Whats a good way to measure all my toe-in/outs and that stuff?

Camber gauge or?

I'm not looking to get some 'uber' $150 setup kit but maybe a few more inexpensive things.

Maybe:

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...C%2Fb%3E+gauge

Let me know what you guys think / suggest.
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Old 08-08-2009, 07:07 PM   #2
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The regular RPM camber gauge is great for measuring camber. Get a set of digital calipers to measure and see if turnbuckles/shocks/springs are all the same length. I don't know of a great way to gauge toe-in/out, I will usually measure across the tires front and back for equal measurement.
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rpm does make a toe in gauge....and you can use is to measure to out (just do everything backwards of course)

i bought one today and just used it on my slash...and it's a bit cumbersome, but it worked fairly well to be honest...i like it.

i use the rpm camber gauge as well
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thanks for the info!
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last call if people have more suggestions
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