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Old 11-08-2010, 05:37 AM   #1
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Default T3 how to set up for more grip

Ive just moved from a t2 007 to a t3 .my t2 worked the tyres quite hard they would come of quite warm after a race . the car had loads of grip. but the t3 i set up as the factory rubber setup is quite a handfull . can anyone give me any adjustments that would give more grip .
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good tires & wieght balancing goes a long way.
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Used the exact same tyres on both cars , same additive. same track. only the t3 has the antiroll bars fitted.
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the weight balance is perfect l / r , 50% f / 50% r
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when is it loose (on power or off power) ? droop might be too much. I run on carpet and usally start at 2mm over ride height then tweak from there.
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The setup book says a lower ride height gives more overall grip. but i thought a few mm higher would allow the car to roll more .
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I thought my T3 was planted , needed to take grip away

what surface are you racing on ??

high grip or low ??
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Off power mostly make sit hard to line up for the corner
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Off power mostly make sit hard to line up for the corner
IMHO, reduce the rear droop..
stops less weight transfer forward off power
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prima gt carpet . maybe i just need a couple of weeks to get used to the car
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The setup book says a lower ride height gives more overall grip. but i thought a few mm higher would allow the car to roll more .
True most of the time. As traction comes up ride height should go down. This is usually to prevent traction roll. Roll is controlled by pivot blocks and camber links. In VTA I run low blocks (this keeps the chassis flatter) and long camber lengths (this makes the camber change slower-rolls move). It might sound counter productive but it works. I look at like this, the block set the starting point and the camber link lengths are the adjustment. I would start with the camber links are parallel to dogbones/universals
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ok will try less droop , running 6mm front 5mm rear at the mo
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