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Old 12-20-2016, 02:07 PM   #1
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Treehouse CAB vs. M3 CAB

I just ordered a set of the Treehouse CAB and noticed that the hole which holds the control arm is in the same location as stock. I also have a set of M3 CAB which are offset from the stock location. Does anyone know why Treehouse wouldn't have mimicked the M3 CAB offset? Since I have a machine shop I could build myself a set similar to the treehouse but with the M3 offset. What does the offset gain me?
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Old 12-20-2016, 02:15 PM   #2
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More Caster. You are trading low speed maneuverability for high-speed stability. Do you ride bikes? It's the same effect as changing the head tube angle.
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Old 12-20-2016, 07:12 PM   #3
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It also adds camber when the wheels are turned significantly.
Bikes lean, cars do not, so the effect is different.

http://www.r3vlimited.com/board/showthread.php?t=398547

I am surprised the Treehouse ones are in the stock location...

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Old 12-20-2016, 08:07 PM   #4
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Treehouse CAB vs. M3 CAB

Treehouse only recently started making FCAB's on the stock location. In the past they only made them in the M3 offset. Now they offer them in both options. In the future, do more reading before you order.

And yes, the reason is for more caster. (A slacker head angle)


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Old 12-20-2016, 08:11 PM   #5
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Treehouse only recently started making FCAB's on the stock location. In the past they only made them in the M3 offset. Now they offer them in both options. In the future, do more reading before you order.

And yes, the reason is for more caster. (A slacker head angle)


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I ran M3 offset Treehouses.

1. Super sharp feel
2. Super harsh on bad roads
3. I would advise going/keeping with the stock location instead of M3 offset.
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