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Old 06-06-2008, 12:54 AM   #1
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Hello outthere!
I was trying to race my new corally F1 on our tarmac track yesterday, was adjusting the t-bar and the dampers but couldnt find enough rear traction on the car, i need some help with this problem, how should i setup the car and maybe go with another wing? tires? i dont care how the car looks like, just itīs fast and controllable.
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Was the track prepped? What tires were you using? What's your setup?
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Old 06-06-2008, 07:30 AM   #3
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silverstar original tires, did use traction formula one hour on the rears.
The track is slippery this time of year but i just wanna have some more rear
traction anyways. original damper setup and the friction side dampers had hard syrup in them, original wing. Should this car perform better with a group c body?
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Pan cars like the Formula 1 car you have are really dependant on tires. The other stuff is fine tuning. Sounds like the track you run on might need more prep too, but if that's not an option, take a look at softer compounds.
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Hello outthere!
I was trying to race my new corally F1 on our tarmac track yesterday, was adjusting the t-bar and the dampers but couldnt find enough rear traction on the car, i need some help with this problem, how should i setup the car and maybe go with another wing? tires? i dont care how the car looks like, just itīs fast and controllable.
happy for answers.
//Tomas
If you're still using the kit T-bar 2mm (stock), you definately need to go to the optional 1.6mm T-bar.
Another recommendation, a foam tire conditioner like SXT 2.0 or Trinity tire tweak needs to be applied first. Allow it to absorb into rear tires only. After that, apply Paragon FX-II or Trinity red dot tire additives/traction compound. Allow to absorb, wipe dry before heading to the track. This would be for all around rear traction (grip).
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most important part of track prep is just blowing it off.. did you really mean that you sauced the tires for an hour?
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Change your tires! We us GRP tires on our F1's and Pro10's. Pink rear, Purple front. Perfect traction, and they last a long time.
Check their website for compounds: grpgandini.com/uk/index.html
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