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Old 05-11-2008, 07:46 AM   #136
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damn rain today! Ricky, they should build a track like JP raceway...
I thinkthe GPR class with be Mad going around JP....

Race will reschedule late in the year.
Well its ok When do you plan to come here?
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Old 05-11-2008, 08:23 AM   #137
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chris! novarossi cup on 2nd week of june at jp raceway! RAIN OR SHINE! hehe
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Old 05-12-2008, 08:04 AM   #138
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More info on this class.
After 3 days of testing at 2 different track, I ended up going back to my Touring car set up with the difference on the harder front and rear sway bar. My lap improved going back to the touring car set up. And drive more like a touring car, my lap came down from best 19.86 in a high grip condition to a 19.606 done in a damp condition (I think low 19 sec with the same high grip condition.)

There were no sign of extra wear on the car like the belt, gears, nor dog bones....
The body is a lot stronger ... i tested it... few times.... I used the Xray wide bumper which is really good for this body.

Hope you guys have done testing on this class would share your information.
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More info on this class.
After 3 days of testing at 2 different track, I ended up going back to my Touring car set up with the difference on the harder front and rear sway bar. My lap improved going back to the touring car set up. And drive more like a touring car, my lap came down from best 19.86 in a high grip condition to a 19.606 done in a damp condition (I think low 19 sec with the same high grip condition.)

There were no sign of extra wear on the car like the belt, gears, nor dog bones....
The body is a lot stronger ... i tested it... few times.... I used the Xray wide bumper which is really good for this body.

Hope you guys have done testing on this class would share your information.
I was waiting to hear results like this. It's like the whole debate with the Lola body vs Touring car body for sedan. The sedan body will always be best overall being it lets the suspension work. A lola body just adds downforce and under high speed giving you less suspension action. Overall the car feels just too stiff.

Leave wider tires on the 8th cars as that is what is how the car was built. Touring cars best setting was 26mm front and 30mm rear. They originally started off with 26mm front and rear. If you want the car to be wider use wheels with offsets or a shim on each axle and slightly loosen the pivot balls. Just be careful not to loosen too much otherwise in a crash it will be ripped out of the arm. Leave sedan the way it is!
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Old 05-12-2008, 09:15 PM   #140
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The GPR drive and feel very smooth, never was too stiff unless you make it and the lap time was very slow for me when you set up stiff.

I dont think you can justify by thinking about it nor seeing it run before

I haven't try the extra rear spoiler yet but the faster guys have them and had a more consistence "sector 3" , which is the straight plus the 180 deg almost full throttle turn, then me. This could be his driving or the wing.
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Interesting ....

I was thinking a 1/8th scale setup with a solid rear axle ... did you try that ??
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I thought that this might make it handle like a very light 1/8th scaler .... You lift a little early going in and then hammer the throttle coming out, driving it hard !! I would really like to try one of these little beasts
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I started with 150K rear from my usual 80K, then I went up to 300K rear and it "felt" faster but I ended up 100K rear having the fastest lap time.

I think in a right condition and right track, can try the solid rear. Someone out there!?
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I was thinking a 1/8th scale setup with a solid rear axle ... did you try that ??
That was one of my ideas in the beginning as that would be the only way to make use of those large tires. Solid rear axle for the back and front oneway diff. If you want to run tires that wide that'd be the ticket. Here's my last Q though, when those tires burn out, where can you get replacements? I'm taking a break from onroad though and have been running offroad.
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Replacement tires for the GPR are readily available in shores of 35, 37, 40, 42.
by Kawahara of course. Most hobby shops should stock them, I know I do.
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Old 05-12-2008, 11:24 PM   #146
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TK - How much are they compared to a regular set of tires? I tried looking on your site a while back, but didn't see anything.
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Well this GPR I think is really fun specially if our local track is small. But if you have big track I rather play 1/8 onroad
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My home track is Ft Myers ... I think these cars with that layout would be a ball of fun to drive !! They do offer a solid rear end don't they ??
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I just got my tyres and shell and will be trying them on my RRR. I have a Murnan Modified OS 18 TZP that would be good in this car as it was too powerfull in the turing car.

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I just got my tyres and shell and will be trying them on my RRR. I have a Murnan Modified OS 18 TZP that would be good in this car as it was too powerfull in the turing car.

Damm....... a Murnan Modified OS 18 TZP

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