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Old 11-18-2009, 10:05 AM   #1
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anyone got any recommendations on a good cheap droop and ride height gauge?
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Old 11-18-2009, 10:07 AM   #2
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Just get a normal ride height gauge and measure your droop by putting the chassis on a flat board. Works for me.
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Stack of quarters - they're approx 1.4 mm each

Quarters can also be used for tweak/droop in a pinch on 2wd's. Set one on each front tire evenly off-center to the front and lift the car from the center point with a screwdriver or hex wrench. If one quarter drops before the other that corner of the car is coming off the table first and thus has less droop.

One more tip: I found a used paper cutter from a school and use it as a tweak board. The surface is flat and the grid is perfectly square so it's easy to eyeball alignment.
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anyone got any recommendations on a good cheap droop and ride height gauge?
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Been using that one for ages and I love it.

And Cain, great avatar.
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