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Old 04-18-2010, 07:46 AM   #1
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Default Brake Adjustment

So in the last year I've been watching the pro's at the races and have marvelled at their skill to apply exactly the correct amount of brake so as to not skid into turns etc. Is this the case or are you supposed to adjust the brake travel to just the edge of locking up? I know that the better drivers have a much better feel for the braking than the rest of us but I'd never really considered the brakes as a helpful tuning adjustment other than front/rear bias. I've never seen anyone in practice go out and "test" the braking traction, maybe they can just feel it and adjust back at the pits.
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Old 04-18-2010, 08:11 AM   #2
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i adjust my brakes every round. first, get the bias the way you like the feel. then i adjust the epa to keep the tires from locking up. as the track drys out you will lower the epa, but as it groves up i will increese the epa. i check this every time i go out during warm up.
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