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Old 07-08-2019, 09:39 AM
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Hey y’all. I have an 8ight 2.0 nitro buggy. I want to start tinkering with camber, toe, droop, ride height, etc. What all special equipment would you suggest I purchase? I already have a 4” digital caliper and RPM camber gauge. Do y’all also suggest a droop gauge too? I’ve been trying to find a “toe-in tool”, but haven’t found one yet. Is there anything else that comes in handy to make all these adjustments easier and more accurate?

I should’ve just posted: What all tools/equipment do you use to tune your chassis and suspension. Lol

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Oh, wow. That set-up isn’t cheap, huh? Lol.
Does anyone have luck using a more budget friendly option?
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There are more brands making such setup tools like Xceed, and Team Titan, just google around....
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that money is absolutely better spent on tyres, fuel, track fees...


with all the slop that offroad cars develop, i don't see a reason to use that thing.
find me some pro drivers that uses it at the track and then we'll talk
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Complete waste of money on the set up system. I had one when I first got into it and the only thing it was good for is with the toe. https://www.amainhobbies.com/mugen-s...gb0548/p485076 If you have calipers you don't need this but it's nice to have.
https://www.amainhobbies.com/ghea-al...ea6010/p236892 This is def worth the money.
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Hot bodies 1/8 tools diff tray shock pliers etc
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A pair of digital calipers will be the best thing to start with. You can even get a basic one at Lowe’s for $20, this will allow you to measure shock collar setting, turnbuckle length- which will let you set toe in and out.
I got a rpm camber gauge and losi ride height gauge. these tools will help you with the basics. I would say focus on getting these things set equally to box setup or a drivers setup you wanna replicate, then focus on tunning with correct tires and shocks

Ryan lutz has a lot of great videos with Tekno on setting toe, bump, and camber.
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