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post #1 of (permalink) Old 11-14-2004, 06:15 PM Thread Starter
 
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Toe-In question

For desert what Toe settings do you run on the quads..I have the honda TRX and I just can't get it right? any help would be appreciated...
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 11-14-2004, 07:48 PM
 
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Re: Toe-In question

1/8" to 1/4" and thats probably too much
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Re: Toe-In question

here is a nice article
http://www.lsracing.com/installguide...p=4&igid=5


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post #4 of (permalink) Old 11-14-2004, 09:17 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Toe-In question

That's what I thought ....I have mine set at close to 0" maybe an 1/8 at the most...the guys at golden west made that recomendation.....I rode today and it felt very skechy and twitchy..I measured and double checked and everything seems right ...any other things that could effect my handling?
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Re: Toe-In question

camber
if your camber is adjustable.
leaning the top in far.is more stable at higher speeds but more scketchy at slow speeds and some on deceleration. also it stresses the ball joints more. I use a t-pin front end(no ball joints) which are uncomparibly stronger then the norm.
at least thats my findings.
here is a link to a picture, you can see the huge amounts of camber i use.
http://bbs.off-road.com/photobb/data/681/2start016.jpg
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right now the camber is not adjustable , yet..... new arms by the end of the week so hopefully I can fine tune stuff...that sure was alot of camber ....
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Re: Toe-In question

Caster!!!!!
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Re: Toe-In question

camber is when the tire tilts at the top caster is where axles are in relations hip to each other are they in a straight line or off a bit from each other...
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Re: Toe-In question

adding more caster will keep the quad pointed straight at speed. I have 7.5 deg. on the YFZ450. At 8deg. the quads pushes to much in the corners. On the DS650 we ran 9deg.
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Re: Toe-In question

I see what you are saying...this may be my problem as I hit a rather large rock at speed and my have done spomething to that side of the bike..no worries new arms done very shortly I hope....
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