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Old 10-11-2003, 04:28 PM   #1
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Default Need help in designing an offroad track

My friend finally agreed that I can build an offroad track on his huge propertyafter 5 months of talking him into it. He allowed me to use around 900 squre meters and the track will be 20 m x 30 m. The rest will be for the driverstand and the pit area.

Now my next problem is designing the track I would love to see any ideas from you guys. Attached scaled drawing of the lot. Each square is 1m x 1m.

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Old 10-11-2003, 05:44 PM   #2
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well, what do you want to do? fast or tight? big jumps or small bumps?

it also depends on what kinds of tools you and yur buddy have. hand tools can go far with more effort. Unlike a person I wish I knew better whose dad has access to back hoes, rollers, etc.

what kind of trucks do you run? monster trucks can probably take more so you want to scale the track to your truck size.
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Old 10-11-2003, 06:44 PM   #3
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We are going to run 1/10th scale truck and buggy, monster truck. We do have access to backhoes,rollers etc.

We want the track to be very technical , big and small jumps and 20-30 m straight.

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something like this? (its a little mess but then again idc) it also gave me a chance to play around in photoshop some more
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cool!

I will make a scaled drawing of the design and maybe draw a section of each jump and tell me the hight. I assume that the track is 3 meters wide?

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yeah the brush i chose was about 3 boxes wide.

I dont know how tall any jumps would be that all depends on how much work you feel like putting in to your track. the bigger the jump the more work you will have to do to get it that high.

and I'm not a track designer i'm just really bored of my homework!
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I like the layout

You really don't need a track designer to design a track. All it needs is someone who knows how to have fun

Me and my buddies want to have fun.

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you guys know of any good track layout software? Is there any specifically for that purpose?
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Looks nice, on that back straight you should put a nice long table top or double.
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Looks nice, on that back straight you should put a nice long table top or double.
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Please axplain why I should put a long table on the back straight?
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you guys know of any good track layout software? Is there any specifically for that purpose?
no you just have to use what you have. MS paint will work fine(used it before) but I wanted to play with photoshop, you could use a CAD program is you have the $$ to buy one AND know how to use it.

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because you would get some MASSIVE air!
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I think the Real Race 2 allows the user to modify/create a track.
So, anybody who have bought Real Race 2 maybe can help me here

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Here's my add.

Take a look, nothing fancy. Just micrografix PP.

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A little change though. The last jump just before the straight (it says 50cm on it) should be 90cm instead.

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Please axplain why I should put a long table on the back straight?
Uh, more fun and challenging. wait now that I think about it you should put a little single there so you can fly over it.
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