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Old 12-17-2008, 10:06 PM   #1
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Default Proper way to setup car?

So how do all you more topend racers adjust camber, toe in/out etc.... do you all do it by eye ? or are there certain tools ? can you tell me what these tools are or links to them. im trying to adjust my cars settings but not sure if the camber toe in/out is all right because i just do it by eye.
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Old 12-17-2008, 10:24 PM   #2
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http://www.rcmart.com/catalog/tools-c-456.html

the link above has the tools you are looking for. just check them out and google an explanation and you will be on the right track.
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Old 12-18-2008, 01:59 AM   #3
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All you need is a flat board, camber gauge and ride height gauge.

Build the car up to running weight with it's wheels on, and set in this order...

Ride height (always first, every other setting follows this)
Droop
Camber
Toe in
Tweak (tweak is a dark art, basically it is a straight chassis and as even corner weighting as you can manage, I wrote a mini tutorial on it here)

Set ride height with the ride height gauge, droop by putting the chassis flat on the board and measuring the arm position with the ride height gauge, set camber with the camber gauge, set the toe by either eyeballing or by using the camber gauge on it's side.
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