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  1. Might be more for one of the scaler forums but it's been a long time since I posted on those and I'm not even sure I still have my login deets. Anyhoo, I know there's a few good custom rig builders on here so maybe some good advice for me I'm building a Class 1 scaler using an old Bruiser body, Maverick Scout axles and transmission and TCS X-trail chassis rails. It has 85mm shocks and is just on the tall side of "about right" for the type of look I'm going for. I've mostly replaced the Maverick links with custom (or modified the existing) to get the right wheelbase. At rest the truck looks perfect. The wheelbase is spot on and there's plenty of ground clearance under the middle of the chassis, even with fairly small 90mm KRT tyres. IMG_20180420_114847 by Mad Ax, on Flickr Ignore the kinky link in this photo - that's stock, I'll be replacing it with a straight link when I adjust the wheelbase The problem is, at full compression, the axles move laterally and push the wheelbase out. IMG_20180420_114907 by Mad Ax, on Flickr I know this is generally a problem with 4-links due to the arc described by the lower link, it's always going to shift the axle a little bit under articulation. Now I've been trying to engage the 3D modelling aspect of my brain, but it currently seems to be out of action (it's probably suffering an incompatibility issue with the nighttime baby support bioware I installed a year ago) and I can't bend my brain around how to minimise the issue. So, do my bottom links look right? Should I relocate my top links to reduce the problem, raise the mounting point on the chassis or lower it, or will I just have to adjust the wheelbase to get a good compromise?
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