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Old 01-05-2006, 10:30 PM   #1
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Arrow Rubber on low bite carpet

I am running on a track with newer carpet and very low grip, like driving on ice. Foam is not ran there so grip will not go up. An thing will help.
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Old 01-05-2006, 10:33 PM   #2
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Are u running a traction compound?
If u are try changing your setup to get more bite.
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yes I am, I am kind of new and don't know much about what different changes make. I messed around with springs and shocks. What should you change first?
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I am sure the grip will go up if you and a handful of other guys run your rubber tyres with traction additive, Niftech, Jack the Gripper, TQ. A nice black grove should form in the carpet. Our track was like that. Driving on ice. We then allowed 1/10 scale guys to driveon our micro track. Oh boy what a difference did that make. Dropped 1.1 seconds from my previous weeks fastest lap.
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What tyres are you using. I have found RP's 22's and 27's work good.
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Thats kind of how it is the black is start to form, I am using cs-27s required for major races by me. I think they change the track every week so the groves might change, I am not sure.
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what would be a good basic setup to start out with?
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opps ment Take off CS 22 AND 27
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It is a very tight small track.
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What car are you driving? If it is the JRXS go to www.teamlosi.com and there is a icon you can click on that will give you set up sheets. Looks pretty good. Asphalte carpet rubber and foam set ups give it a try. They should be able to get you in the ball park. I am the same a s you just learning about all this set up stuff. I find it is a lot of trial and error.
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I've looked there, there was a setup I was running that worked on a different track. I got the xxx main book but it does not work to well for me. Thanks for the input.
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http://www.teamlosi.com/jrxs-page/Se...et%20index.htm
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That is what I have ran in to also. Work one place but not another. They sound like good base set ups then you need to tweek it from there. Another helpful item I found was the book they include with the Hudy set up boards.
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Maybe if you list you car and your basic set up another person who views this thread can give you some input
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It really sucks because practice is only 20 min. so you can't mess around with much.
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