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Old 06-11-2006, 12:37 PM   #1
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Need a bit of help ,

When setting toe in how would one achieve 0.5 toe out?, do i set each wheel to 0.5 or is it set as an overall value, so id have to set each wheel to 0.25?
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Old 06-11-2006, 12:44 PM   #2
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each side 0.5 deg.
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Old 06-11-2006, 01:02 PM   #3
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cheers,

Any one else have an idea as well, im looking for some more answers to back this up, as every one tells me somthing diffrent, ive been told to set each wheel to 0.25, 0.5 or set one wheel to 0.5?

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cheers,

Any one else have an idea as well, im looking for some more answers to back this up, as every one tells me somthing diffrent, ive been told to set each wheel to 0.25, 0.5 or set one wheel to 0.5?

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Well it all really depends on how much Toe you want?

If you want .5 total then set both sides to .25.

If you want 1 deg total out set each side at .5 out.
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i want to get an overall of .5, what confuses me is, wether toe is measure as both wheels combined, e.g each front wheel has .25 toe out so the over all is .5, or if you set each wheel to .5.

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Toe is measured on EACH side. So you say you want .5deg toe out total, so you would set EACH side to .25degs out.

But if you are running TC. Most EVERYONE uses atleast .5 degs on each side for 1deg total.

.25degs on each side isn't really enough to make a difference. The tire rim wobble is that much a the least.
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It is really a matter of taste some likes the total some the other way. However if you want to read the Team Drivers setups on the Xray site (I assume you have an xray based on your nick) Xray likes to give you the toe measure by side. Meaning 1 degree means 2 degrees total. (makes more sense to me anyway)
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Toe is measured on EACH side. So you say you want .5deg toe out total, so you would set EACH side to .25degs out.
No its not !!! It is measured by each side , not as a total............. If you have a rear toe block that is 3* , it is 3* on both sides , not 1.5* on each.

If you want 1* , then put 1* on each side ... If you want 3* , then put 3* on each side........
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No its not !!! It is measured by each side , not as a total............. If you have a rear toe block that is 3* , it is 3* on both sides , not 1.5* on each.

If you want 1* , then put 1* on each side ... If you want 3* , then put 3* on each side........
You are right with rear toe in.....But I would think he is asking about the front since he was asking about toe OUT, which you would never run in the rear. Also how many ppl you have you seen run .25 rear toe in or out?
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Toe is measured on each individual corner of the car irrespective of any other wheel. So 1deg of toe out means 1deg on each of the wheels on that end of the car ie, 2degs total. This is the same for both front and rear of the car. I have never heard of it measured any other way, however thats not to say some people don't do it differently.
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Toe is measured on each individual corner of the car irrespective of any other wheel. So 1deg of toe out means 1deg on each of the wheels on that end of the car ie, 2degs total. This is the same for both front and rear of the car. I have never heard of it measured any other way, however thats not to say some people don't do it differently.
Exactly. This is how suspension measurements are done on real cars so it seems silly to use a different standard on RC cars.
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