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Old 04-21-2003, 12:05 PM   #1
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Default Body height on my RS4 Pro 3

I have an RS4 Pro 3 and the body is set ridiculously high on the car, on the rear of it there is a huge gap between the wheel wells on the body and the actual tire. I have the body set in the lowest possible position and I have cut it down to the lowest possible position and I still have no luck at all!

Is this an HPI design flaw?

What can I do?
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John,

You should be able to get the body low enough with most bodies. I can look at it next time I see ya.
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Old 04-21-2003, 12:21 PM   #3
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I'm running an HPI Stratus body, I have the body mount in the lowest possible position, yet it is all out of whack. I own other HPI cars and have never had this problem.

When will you be at the MDI shop next? I definetly want to bring my FG Evo for you guys to check out and hopefully I can spark some interest and people will buy some 1/5 scale cars and we can start a class for Saturdays .
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Are you using the telescoping body post things? I took mine off, but you can cut them too. Maybe your ride height is just way too high. I had no probloms with putting an hpi stratus on my pro 3.
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One thing you can do is use the other body posts that came on the parts tree (they are straight, and have a hole and a little pin type thing) and mount the posts at the edges of the shock tower.
dont use the telescopic ones.....they are good on the front but on the back.....nah....
i know i didnt xplain it well, hope you understood....lol.....
im sure the rest of you's know what im talking about!
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If you want to keep using the telescoping posts, you'll need to trim about a 1/3 (or maybe more) off the length of the "sleeve" part to get them down low.

Don't use them myself.
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Old 04-22-2003, 09:08 AM   #7
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Default Body height on my RS4 Pro 3

Toss the Telescoping Body posts. Just added weight, with no benefit.
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