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Old 11-25-2009, 02:42 PM
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I recently hit a curb head on bounced back wasn't going really that fast but after taking it home and looking over it, I used one of my hudy ride hight gage for its flatness and notice that it is slighty bent upward underneath the front bumper. I don't know if it was there before or I did it can any dm1 owners confirm if it's suppose to be that way?

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Old 11-25-2009, 06:18 PM
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The chassis should be flat from the rear to front. Remove the wheels and check chassis for flatness on a set up board or flat surface. If it is bent, you can remove the chassis braces, radio tray, and fuel tank and bend it back. If you race the car on a racecourse, it will be very difficult to remove the all of the tweak from the chassis, you should consider getting a new chassis for the track. If you just run on open parking lots etc, get the chassis as flat as you can don't worry about any tweaks, because you'll most likely hit another obstacle/curb soon.
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Wow my ofna has a few degree kick up in the front. Or maybe I brent mine.
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Wow my ofna has a few degree kick up in the front. Or maybe I brent mine.
Maybe its suppose to be that way cause thats all I have on mine 1 to 1-1/2 degree up. I been trying to remember in the back of my head when I laid it down on my hudy set up board before this all happened I could kinda rock it back and forth a little and I have never hit a curb or anything till now, thats why I'm asking if other owners of this car can check theirs and let us know
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The chassis for the DM1 is flat, front to rear.
There is no kick up at all.
If you have any kick up, then your chassis is bent
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