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Question about spare hubs/knuckles that came with my hpi S2D

Postby cedz » Wed Aug 08, 2012 5:49 pm

Hey all...new to the forum. I have a question about some spare parts that came with my HPI Sprint 2 D. Currently up front the C Hub measures in at 6 degrees, and out back the hub set measures 3 degrees. The kit came with two optional hub sets measuring at 4 and 2 degrees respectively. What is this degree a measurement of? Toe? Oh and before I get bashed for this question, remember there are no such things as stupid questions...only stupid people :lol: Thanks in advance. Cedz
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Re: Question about spare hubs/knuckles that came with my hpi S2D

Postby djrixx » Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:34 pm

Its for caster.. :mrgreen:
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Re: Question about spare hubs/knuckles that came with my hpi S2D

Postby cedz » Thu Aug 09, 2012 6:57 pm

ahhh of course...thank you. but doesn't the caster setting only affect the front wheels? why then would you need a different degree hub in the rear? also, what are the advantages of running more caster. I see most guys in the forum are running 7 degrees and up, while some are as low as 4 degrees and lower...sounds like a big difference to me. is it just personal preference, or perhaps something more......... :?:
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Re: Question about spare hubs/knuckles that came with my hpi S2D

Postby tokeyo83 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 2:03 am

With more caster you get the realistic look of the inner wheel gaining positive camber and the outer wheel gaining more camber in a drift.
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Re: Question about spare hubs/knuckles that came with my hpi S2D

Postby cedz » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:35 am

Thanks alot. What about the rear hubs?
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