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What are the best adjustments on a tourer going from medium grip to super high grip ?

Old 06-09-2015, 07:10 PM
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Default What are the best adjustments on a tourer going from medium grip to super high grip ?

Hey guys , going to run AOC in Australia in a couple weeks and have never run on
super high grip.
The track is indoor asphalt and will have extremely high grip during the event what adjustments would be recommended to slow the reaction of the car down ,
stop traction rolling etc? (event has a controlled tyre)

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Sorta depends on the issues you are facing due to the grip being high.

For Traction Roll
- Ride Height (lower)
- Roll Bar Balance (front harder, rear softer)
-Roll Centre (front higher, rear lower)

For a smooth high grip track you can generally take advantage of stiffer springs. But there is a limit to that as the car is hopefully only 10-20grams over the limit
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The more the grip comes up the more I like to run long upper links. It takes away some grip, but can make the car a little more aggressive.
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Less front camber, softer springs, glue sidewall of front tires
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you can also widen the front to prevent traction roll and smooth out the steering
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Originally Posted by anr211 View Post
Less front camber, softer springs, glue sidewall of front tires
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Originally Posted by cplus View Post
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Yep. A softer spring allows the car to roll a bit instead of digging into the track surface, causing the tire to flex more, ultimately causing a traction roll.

The opposite is sometimes true when you don't have enough traction, by using harder springs to get the tires to dig in more.

It is weird on paper, but sometimes works on the track.
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What car are you running?

Check out the RC Crew Chief thread and ask your question there. Bob will be more than happy to help you out with high traction setup scenarios.
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Originally Posted by EDWARD2003 View Post
What car are you running?

Check out the RC Crew Chief thread and ask your question there. Bob will be more than happy to help you out with high traction setup scenarios.
Xray T4 15
ok kool ill check it out.
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Its really going to blow your mind if I tell you that adding droop can help with traction rolls too.
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Originally Posted by anr211 View Post
Its really going to blow your mind if I tell you that adding droop can help with traction rolls too.
I believe you. On high bite carpet, I had to add more droop up front to prevent the car from catapulting. There is a fine line on how much droop to add and when this is proper to implement.
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