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Old 09-22-2013, 08:28 PM   #1
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droop, camber, toe ,ride hight?

any help would be great
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Old 09-22-2013, 10:25 PM   #2
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Usually I do roll center, downstop, droop, ride height, camber, toe, then check everything again....
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Old 09-22-2013, 10:40 PM   #3
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droop, camber ,ride hight, toe

thats my order
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Not sure if this is considered part of "setup" but IMHO tires should always be your first concern. Gluing and saucing. But that's assuming the rest of the setup is not too far off. With good tires and the box setup it's rare to get something undriveable. I'll let the setup gurus chime in as to what to change and when.
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droop, ride height, tweak, camber for me...
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Not sure if this is considered part of "setup" but IMHO tires should always be your first concern. Gluing and saucing. But that's assuming the rest of the setup is not too far off. With good tires and the box setup it's rare to get something undriveable. I'll let the setup gurus chime in as to what to change and when.
I was going to say the same thing but assumed the OP had already got the right tyres to hand.

No amount of time changing setup will help if you're tyres/prep are not good.
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Old 09-23-2013, 05:24 AM   #7
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Detweak chassis on a flat surface
Left-right balance (on Hudy balance pins)
Droop
Camber (just get it in the ball-park for now)
Ride height
Cambers again (adjusting the ride height changes the camber)
Corner weight
Recheck ride height
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Detweak chassis on a flat surface
Left-right balance (on Hudy balance pins)
Droop
Camber (just get it in the ball-park for now)
Ride height
Cambers again (adjusting the ride height changes the camber)
Corner weight
Recheck ride height
+1 Check the tweak before doing anything else!
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I was going to say the same thing but assumed the OP had already got the right tyres to hand.

No amount of time changing setup will help if you're tyres/prep are not good.
What is considered good tire prep?
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Whatever the order, rechecking often is essential....
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Why droop before ride height? Wouldnt you want downtravel to be reflected by ride height? Also tweak can be present in the pressures of the shock springs and rollbars. I would think you would adjust this out as one of the final steps.
I might be wrong but this seems to work for me;

Chassis trueness on glass table. Downstop set equal using blocks
Ride height
Camber caster ect
Tweak check by compensating spring and rollbar pressures. Usually a lift test. Which should accurately reflect this as the downstops have been set equal.
Then id recheck camber caster if they changed after tweak check
Set droop over right height and then recheck on downstop block for accuracy.

Interested in this diacussion though. Everyone does things different.
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