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Old 12-02-2008, 09:04 PM   #16
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thanks for the suggestions I will try them out. I missed my session today but I will get some laps in sometime and try the setup changes out
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Old 12-03-2008, 01:09 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by MikeXray View Post
I would start with getting a Mazda Speed 6 body, that's a foam tire DNA body and would have less overall downforce than a body intended for rubber tire racing.
Agreed with that & the tip about milling the center of the chassis, I did that to the TC3 I ran, as well as used a rear shock tower in front(so both shock towers were the same). Also, I'd reccomend getting some TC4 chassis corner braces(for lack of the proper term, I forgot what they call them, but they go on each corner of the chassis tub), those will give you extra inner camber link mounting locations(& make it easier to adjust roll center, by using shims under the inner mount). Additionally, if you can get comfortable driving it without using the brakes, then I'd try a front one-way, they're good for getting more on-throttle steering(but at the cost of disabling any front braking action, so it'll want to spin out if you punch the brakes, you have to get used to rolling into & out of corners more without completely letting off throttle), it works for me very well at ACR...
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Old 12-03-2008, 08:13 PM   #18
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yes sir what your are saying about rolling the throttle is so true. I really started to get the hang of it last weekend everything seemed to flow really well
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