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Old 11-02-2017, 06:23 PM
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On the Exotek upper arms hows the best way to measure the caster and know what degree you are at? I do have the setup station but nothing for caster thanks Jerry
Technically, caster is the amount of camber change from +20 degrees of steering to -20 degrees of steering. So you can measure it that way.

Most setup stations should have a caster measurement on the side of the setup plates where you can compare the angle of the kingpin to the markings on the setup plate.

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Old 11-02-2017, 06:42 PM
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Originally Posted by scirocco14 View Post
Technically, caster is the amount of camber change from +20 degrees of steering to -20 degrees of steering. So you can measure it that way.

Most setup stations should have a caster measurement on the side of the setup plates where you can compare the angle of the kingpin to the markings on the setup plate.

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Ok thank you. I do have the markings on the setup plate.but my set did not come with the needles to gauge it by so I got to eye ball it or best guss. I thought there might be a better way.thanks for the information
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Ok thank you. I do have the markings on the setup plate.but my set did not come with the needles to gauge it by so I got to eye ball it or best guss. I thought there might be a better way.thanks for the information
I just use a small straightedge and eyeball it by lining up the kingpin to the marks. Should be close enough.

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Old 11-02-2017, 07:21 PM
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Originally Posted by 5th wheel View Post
Ok thank you. I do have the markings on the setup plate.but my set did not come with the needles to gauge it by so I got to eye ball it or best guss. I thought there might be a better way.thanks for the information
Also, if you use a hinged type camber gauge you can turn it towards the front of the car (face the camber gauge front to back) so that you can measure the caster via the upright pin angle;


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Old 11-03-2017, 06:55 PM
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Okay thank you for the help
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Old 11-04-2017, 11:19 AM
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Here what I got done so far on my older F1R
Attached Thumbnails Exotek F1R-dsc00099.jpg   Exotek F1R-dsc00098.jpg   Exotek F1R-dsc00097.jpg   Exotek F1R-dsc00096.jpg   Exotek F1R-dsc00095.jpg  

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Old 11-04-2017, 11:22 AM
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If you see anything I missed or could be better feel free to tell me thanks.Now for some body work
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Old 11-05-2017, 06:02 AM
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TQ'd, took the win and set new track F1 single lap record and total laps record with my F1R3. This is a REALLY good asphalt chassis. Beat several F6's, and Xrays.

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Old 11-05-2017, 07:16 AM
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F1R almost done.
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Originally Posted by scirocco14 View Post
TQ'd, took the win and set new track F1 single lap record and total laps record with my F1R3. This is a REALLY good asphalt chassis. Beat several F6's, and Xrays.

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Looks like an old Tamiya F103 body you are running. You must be running the battery in line. If so is it a standard sized pack or a shorty? Can you show us your car without the body on it? Curious as to how you have every thing laid out?
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Old 11-06-2017, 07:01 AM
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Looks like an old Tamiya F103 body you are running. You must be running the battery in line. If so is it a standard sized pack or a shorty? Can you show us your car without the body on it? Curious as to how you have every thing laid out?
That is a Team Saxo Legend body. The battery is transverse. The older F103 bodies actually fit the modern transverse battery chassis better than the newer bodies. More room in the side pods.

I run a standard 4200 mah shorty pack.

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Old 11-07-2017, 01:29 PM
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Are those Good Year tire decals or is it printed right on the rubber?
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Are those Good Year tire decals or is it printed right on the rubber?
Decals, from Brad Palmer at F1RCLab.com.

DECALS - Page 1 - F1R/CLAB
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Old 11-12-2017, 01:12 PM
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F1R is now ready to test at the track hope all go's well.
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I signed up on exotek site with the f1r3 conversion plus adjustable front and rear wing brace, and now its out of stock!! Mike please tell me more is coming!! I'm always late to the show...
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