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Hudy Setup Station - Anyone use the Off-road one for Off and On-Road?

Old 10-15-2017, 10:53 AM
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Does anyone use the HUDY Off-road Setup Station #108905 for touring cars? I race both 1/10 off-road and on-road and currently have HUDY Acrylic original release set from like 2002 era for the touring car and I did buy the Top Plate for toe for the off-road but it was sitting a little tight around the shock towers on the off-road cars.


I want to sell the Acrylic ones and upgrade to the latest aluminum ones. Would like to avoid buying both types and get the off-road with an on-road top toe plate purchase. It's the $100 question I guess you can say.


Here is the pictures with Off-road model first which is obviously taller and has caster marking to 20 deg instead of 10 deg and some axle hole related differences to accommodate cross drive pin older cars and some claim on a 4.7mm diameter axle but I see metric cars have 4mm thread axles on the off-road cars. Not sure about a ride height issue when putting the touring car on the off-road setup station, I never see anyone check ride height from the stations.


I would not expect to buy only the On-road setup station and go the reverse due to the height related.


1/10 Off-road Hudy Station # 108905



1/10 On-road Hudy Station # 109305
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I asked this question along severest threads and got no responses.


This weekend I asked one of the fast drivers at my indoor track the same question and he said it’s almost identical. I don’t know about the older model off-road setup station, but I bought mine last year (the 1/10 off-road hudy setup station) and I’m going to try and set up my TC tonight with it.
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Well your should be pictured like the first one above.

Please let me know what you see if any issues. I have no issue buying the on-road top plate, just concerned with the axle/spindle hole if there is any slop. But my Associated buggies have 4mm thread the same as touring so you would think everything is going to work.
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1 degree should be the same, no matter how high the hole is on the upright. I have the Hudy offroad one but the Arrowmax on road one since I couldn't get an answer either. I have not tried them on the opposite car.
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I do, I use my 1/10 buggy on my tc car using the 1/12 scale top plate.
I used it this way for 5 years now.
Its all hudy.

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Buy the on road one for on road and dont bother for off road. You odont need to be that precise. When your car has 7 degrees of slop in the front end what is one degree of camber or toe gonna do for you?
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Ok. So I just mounted my TC to my 1/10 off road station and I could only get the camber done. The top plate is too wide to get measurements for the narrow TC track width.

I wonder if the onroad top plate would fit the off-road plates. Probably.


Either way... it’s nice to be able to check the camber (super important) on the TC. Mine was off by a lot of degrees.
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Ok. So I just mounted my TC to my 1/10 off road station and I could only get the camber done. The top plate is too wide to get measurements for the narrow TC track width.

I wonder if the onroad top plate would fit the off-road plates. Probably.


Either way... it’s nice to be able to check the camber (super important) on the TC. Mine was off by a lot of degrees.
Did your TC axles fit good as in not too loose on the plates with the slots? I think there is pretty fair clearance and I am wondering if it is too much?


You will be able to buy the Top Toe plate for TC for the $40 and you should be all set if you feel the Off-road aluminum vertical plates are fine on the TC.
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Any update on this??? I have the Hudy off-road setup station and just started to dabble in on-road racing. Would like to just buy the top plate for on-road and not an entirely new setup station.

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Yep, you just need to get the onroad top plate (same for the 1/12 scale and TC one). The offroad one works perfectly for onroad. The one caveat is that if you have a car that needs caster set it won’t work with the common caster doodles.
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You don't need a setup station for off road. Most pros don't use it. If you're looking for one, then you're either OCD or not a very good driver : )
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Originally Posted by johnzhou2476 View Post
You don't need a setup station for off road. Most pros don't use it. If you're looking for one, then you're either OCD or not a very good driver : )
He already has the offroad setup station and wants to use it for onroad though...
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Originally Posted by Tremor24 View Post


He already has the offroad setup station and wants to use it for onroad though...
you can you use the off road station to setup camber for on road. But not sure if toe can be done as the clear top plate might be too wide for on road.

one tip when using the setup station, loosen the 12mm hex wheel nut then put on the setup station, otherwise you may get inconsistent reading.
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Nvm about the top plate, Tremor already responded to that.
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