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Old 03-05-2009, 07:04 AM
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Can anyone give me a link that had Tips/Instructions for adjusting an off road buggy suspension, specifically Track Width, Camber, Toe, etc. I have an MBX5R and I don't believe I've ever adjusted correctly. Thanks for any suggestions.
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http://www.rcxray.com/documents/xb80...Setup_Book.pdf
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Here's a great setup:
http://www.mugenseiki.com/mbx5p-setu...5_sh040206.pdf

This is for a really rough track though. I'm running this setup with a few changes:

Shock Pistons: Stock white
F Shock oil: Losi 35wt 6 or 8mm spacer - If it's cold go down to 30F/25R
R Shock oil: Losi 30wt 8 or 10mm spacer
Springs: Gray front, light blue rear

Steering Ackerman: Center hole

If you find you need more steering use .5-1.0 toe out in the front

And here's the link to Mugens setup sheet library

http://www.mugenseiki.com/settingsl-e.htm
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x10....great resource!!!
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x10....great resource!!!
Agreed!

Start with the setup I gave you above, then using the Hudy guide start tweaking the setup to suit your track and driving style!
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Thanks guys. The help is greatly appreciated.
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are u guys really using the fancy setup tools ike that hudy stuff...its always interested me but i just never took the dive into one...and kinda didnt see it being needed...but it looks like after reading that in more depth its can help...i just mic my stuff and what not...so how u guys seting ur stuff up
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Originally Posted by mist467 View Post
are u guys really using the fancy setup tools ike that hudy stuff...its always interested me but i just never took the dive into one...and kinda didnt see it being needed...but it looks like after reading that in more depth its can help...i just mic my stuff and what not...so how u guys seting ur stuff up
i use a set up station to get my car square, but i dont think it is a absolutly needed.....that guide also just gives informatoin on what adjustments do what and things like that, so it can be helpful no matter how you set up your car.....
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