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Old 10-25-2004, 11:24 AM   #1
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What makes u a better driver????

what makes u a better driver:

my opinion on it is:

have a good setup to start....
Tires is everything....
and know how ur car reacts when u do this or that...
and practice!!!!!!!!

how can i practice better????
i practice at my local track alot...
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Old 10-25-2004, 11:34 AM   #2
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Money so i can buy the best stuff!
Nah, Practice, practice, practice and practice. Try many different things to find a good setup
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Old 10-25-2004, 11:36 AM   #3
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Same as Sparx but you also need good preperation of the car and it looks neater too

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Old 10-25-2004, 11:37 AM   #4
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Talking better driver !!

Practice , learning the fine tunning aspects of the car or cars your driving and setting them up for your personal driving demands. ( running Pro drivers set ups might not help you much personaly)but are very good set up starting points .. Practice , build confidence in your self and race as much with traffic as you can ..
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Old 10-25-2004, 11:50 AM   #5
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Preparation is also important; Ensuring that your TX wont run out of juice or a wheel falls of make a difference... Stuff like that.
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Old 10-25-2004, 11:57 AM   #6
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the 6 P's...

Perfect
Prepeation
Prevents
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Old 10-25-2004, 12:19 PM   #7
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Something that has helped me out this year is practicing when there are less skilled drivers on the track and following them .this has helped me to learn more control by not just tryin to pass them right away ,instead slowing down a little and waiting for the right time.I must say this has made me a little more consistent due to the fact that I am able to control the car a little better and not hit into the walls because of impatience.The same for a better skilled driver try to follow them it may help in learning a line and you may pick up something that they are doing that your not. this worked for me.
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Old 10-25-2004, 01:41 PM   #8
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PRACTISE PRACTISE PRACTISE and a cool avitar like sns820 and a set up that you are comfertable with that makes the car react the way you want it to. Remember set up A dont work for Driver B in most cases But you can always use the A set up to have a good base starting point. everybody drives differant
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Don't keep screwing with your setup.... Get a good neutral setup and learn how to drive... If it's pushing, learn to compensate... Same goes for oversteer.... You aren't always going to have the perfect setup anyway.... After that, practice... Practice... Practice... Try timing your laps.... Even try videotaping your practice sessions.... I used to do that years ago when I raced off road seriously... Funny I don't do that now, video camera's are much smaller than they huge camera I had....
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Old 10-25-2004, 01:42 PM   #10
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I also agree with raving-monkey

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Old 10-25-2004, 02:11 PM   #11
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PRACTICE!!!!! Thats all i hear, all the fast guys tell me laps laps and more laps. have some one thats been in this for a long time and is fast drive your car and they will tell you whats wrong with it.
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Old 10-25-2004, 02:16 PM   #12
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-practice, if you dont practice there is no way you can understand the following points

- setup, a good setup is half of the work, you only have to concentrate on the driving, thats why 1:12 is/was so popular.

- car driving ability

- prepared equipment

- and most important, have social contacts
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Practicing is best, but just running your car a lot won't necessarily make you a better driver. You have to realize the things you are doing right as well as what you are doing wrong when driving, so that you can adjust. Having someone else watch you run can be really helpful, as other people can sometimes notice what you are doing wrong and give advice: entry into corners, lines, throttle control, ect.
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a fast steering servo also helps..
That blew my mind when i switched from my sloooow servo
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Consistancy IS key
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