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I picked up an old stock first release Slot.it Audi R8C orange RAW kit today.

Just a question regarding the front axle ride hight.

How do you set the front axle ride hight right ?

It has only got the chassis steps and no grub screws to set the front axle hight.

With no chassis spacer steps being used at all the front tyres still sit above my scalextric sport track and there is nothing to stop the up and down movement.

Is there another way to set it up or should i get one of the newer chassis for it ?
 

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ah ok, thanks for the reply.

I'll have to see what size rims and tyres i have spare.

It does make the car look odd having such tiny rims up front in big wheel arches as it is.

I may change the chassis to a new evo6 chassis in the long run anyway.
 
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QUOTE It does make the car look odd having such tiny rims up front in big wheel arches as it is

Its a race car, function only, most cars tuned to race will have small fronts.

You can fit the axle bearings to the front shaft, they should just push up into the front plastic U shaped axle guide and the chassis.
 

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I did try and see if the slot.it axle bushes fit up into the front axle holders but they don't seem to fit into this chassis,

I think the bushes only fit the reloaded and evo 6 chasis's.

With the supplies front rim's it's defenitly built for a tripod setup.
 

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are the front axle brackets wide enough to drill and tap for a 2mm grubscrew. if not set your ride height using washers between the guide and chassis to get full penetation of the guide and the wheels just skimming the track. then glue small pieces of plastic above the axle to stop up and down movement. you can rest the plastic piece on the axle whie you glue it. because when dry you turn the axle and apply a bit of up and down pressure to it. this makes the axle really spin freely. hope this helps. you can do it other ways but this is the quickest and simplest way to do it. john
 

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the front axle posts aren't wide enough to drill for a grub screw.

looking at it again and adjusting the motor pod screws half a turn i can get the front axle to sit roughly 1.5mm from the setup plate without any step up spacers.
So i just need to limit virtical and forward/backward movement.

I'll try gluing plastic axle spacers on the inside of the posts and see how they hold.

Thanks for the sudgestions
 
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