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Old 09-11-2015, 07:09 PM   #1
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Default Are these wheels supposed to be like this?

Take a look at the rear wheels...its a Traxxas Nitro Sport (converted to BL...so yeah it's in the nitro section because it was originally).

The wheels look like they are angled/toed in way too much...but there's no adjustment either and I don't see anything broken or noticeably bent (it's all plastic where the arms connect.

I've never had a vehicle like this so I'm not sure if its supposed to be like this or not...it seems to drive oddly - at least on pavement.



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It looks like the pills were u would make the adjustment
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It looks like the pills were u would make the adjustment
Sorry but what?

The only adjustment I saw was for camber...to angle to the top of the tire/wheel in/out.
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Looks just fine to me.
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Sorry but what?

The only adjustment I saw was for camber...to angle to the top of the tire/wheel in/out.
Correct, the rear toe in is non-adjustable. It's built into the angle of the outer hinge pin.

There's ways to change it but it requires different hubs or arms.
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Looks normal. Normal to have a few degrees of rear dialed in for stability.
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it always looks worse on a topview photo. thats just the normal 3* ish rear toe-in.
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ok I won't worry about it then. It just seemed to drive a little odd - like the back end walked from side to side - but then again that's pavement so there is little to no slip.

Again thanks - I'm used to big 1/8th monsters that don't have this toe in the rear.
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all racing buggies, 1/8 included, have toe-in in the rear. toy grade stuff wont since they are usually just ment to go as fast as possible in a straight line ala traxxas type things. without it you'll not be able to go fast enough around a track. as mentioned it calms the rear down.
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Yeah 3 toe in is great for offroad, but can be a little awkward on pavement. If you're predominately going to be driving it on pavement you could get some 4-tec rear carriers which are 1.5 then just flip the left and right side around. You'll essentially be subtracting 1.5 of toe in from each side leaving you with 1.5 instead of 3 which won't wear your tires down as fast on pavement.
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