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Old 11-21-2007, 08:08 AM   #1
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Better to draw a distinction between foams and rubbers.

Rubber tyres will run acceptably with the same basic setup for tarmac and carpet. Generally a rubber car is softer in both chassis flex and suspension settings.

Foam tyres on carpet generate more grip so require a stiff chassis and suspension setup.

Spool is best suited to rubber tyres, diff is best suited to foam tyres.

However as with all things setup is as much about how it feels TO YOU instead of what someone else says is right.

If the car is EASY for YOU to drive FAST, that is far more important than whether you run a 2mm or 3mm chassis plate becasue it is on a team setup sheet!

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First of all I would like to ask what are the main differences in set up between Asphalt and carpet? Like which one would you rather use a stiffer chasis on? Which one would you use a spool on?
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However as with all things setup is as much about how it feels TO YOU instead of what someone else says is right.

If the car is EASY for YOU to drive FAST, that is far more important than whether you run a 2mm or 3mm chassis plate becasue it is on a team setup sheet!
I gave up on those "team" setups a while ago. You speak the truth. Whats funny is that if you cant get around the track without hitting $hit, then there is no set up that will help. By the way, my rubber/carpet car has a 4 mm chassis and my foam car has a 2.5 mm chassis, and duel diffs in both cars (i am faster with it that way (?).lol
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