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Old 04-17-2004, 12:52 PM   #6121
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Boost: Myth or not, it worked for us. But there is so much more important stuff to do or know about before you even could notice any advantages...
What important stuff that needs to be done or other things to know which may favour putting a boost bottle?
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Old 04-17-2004, 01:58 PM   #6122
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Years of experiance to start with. There is seldom any parts that will actually make you any faster, its the knowledge of bringing out the best of it that is the most important I think. Assembling an engine right, having the ear to adjusting it right, run-in etc, etc. And propobly the #1 on the go-fast list is driving and setting the car up so you'll allow the engine to show. Slow in a corner - slow at the straight, fast in a corner... you get the picture.

A boost bottle (or whatever gizmo) wont compensate for that of course.

Just so there is no missunderstanding, at the euros in Portugal '03, our engine was not any faster then anyone elses I think either. Even though it was a huge track it was'nt a motor-track so to speak. You had to have an easy to drive car so you could keep up the corner speed and make it run for the whole heat (or final) without running out of fuel or get vapoor lock etc. In that deparment we failed...
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Hi,

I just ran my ft ntc3 for the first time today, ended up 2nd out of 40 guys (decent size club/trophy race), it was the first race of the season though so it was my first time with the car so I didnt quite figure it out... If anyone has advice for a low to meduim grip rather open track (its decent asphalt, prepped)

I am running (and my car is pushing, I like ALOT of steering, it just doesnt rotate enough medium to low speed, fast high speed full throttle sweepers its mint though):

Front: castor in the middle, 40 Nitro Shoe's, red springs, shock on the outside hole on tower and outside on arm, stock roll center, shocks: 70 weight with 2 pistons, diff, no toe in.

Rear: top camber link, red springs with 70 oil and 2 pistons, 2 degrees of toe, diff, 40 nitro shoe's, sway bar: vertical

Other: Body RD Logics, mt-12 w/ MIP clutch, RD Logics pipe...

any suggestions would be great, so far a guy who runs there suggested 35 fronts (then it would wear even as well)
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Old 04-17-2004, 08:55 PM   #6124
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You didn't mention your droop settings, but I suppose you could add a touch more in the rear.
Also, try moving your front shocks one hole in on the tower and maybe add a bit of toe-out.
If the rear end is really locked, you can take away a bit of toe from there as well.
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Old 04-17-2004, 10:33 PM   #6125
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Yup. I may be wrong but I thought I read somewhere that Ellegi tire's more open foam cell structure favour smooth and closed type asphalt.
I also thought I had read something similar to that based on someone else's findings but I also might be wro..... hang on here it is funny enough.

http://www.mytsn.com/forums/forum.as...6334&sm=1&fi=1

http://www.mytsn.com/publ/publ.asp?pid=8048

But I guess that's beside the point and the impression that was trying to be projected.

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Old 04-17-2004, 10:34 PM   #6126
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Years of experiance to start with.
You mean like 27 years?
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Old 04-18-2004, 12:30 AM   #6127
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where do you guys put your Fuel filter at???

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Old 04-18-2004, 02:02 AM   #6128
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You mean like 27 years?
Well, more like practice & test a lot, learning the dynamics... Its easy to think "gizmos" will make you take a short cut in race development... I dont belive that.
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I also thought I had read something similar to that based on someone else's findings but I also might be wro..... hang on here it is funny enough.

http://www.mytsn.com/forums/forum.as...6334&sm=1&fi=1

http://www.mytsn.com/publ/publ.asp?pid=8048

But I guess that's beside the point and the impression that was trying to be projected.
Woow ! Thanks for jogging my memory... That's not bad on the cut and paste job ! Good links. Not bad at all seeing that it all comes from mytsn which I so frequent !

While you cannot do part numbers, at least you improve at the copy / paste thing. Perhaps you should apply for the secretarial job thingy at Serpent. I'll talk to Pieter and he would probably be glad to pay somebody lower.
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Woow ! Thanks for jogging my memory...
I'm sure for someone like yourself who copies and pastes quite often from Michael's and Julius's articles (among others) while saying things like "I may be wrong but I thought I read somewhere....", your mind didn't need any jogging at all. I just thought I would provide some links to where you got some of your info from so that others can learn from Michael's articles also rather then just read what someone else has used for an ego trip behind smoky mirrors.
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i want to buy nitro ae tc3, who got the best prices for rtr and kits. also does the rtr come with 2 speed? and whats the mojor differences between rtr and kit besides motor and electronics
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I'm sure for someone like yourself who copies and pastes quite often from Michael's and Julius's articles (among others) while saying things like "I may be wrong but I thought I read somewhere....", your mind didn't need any jogging at all. I just thought I would provide some links to where you got some of your info from so that others can learn from Michael's articles also rather then just read what someone else has used for an ego trip behind smoky mirrors.
LOL classic stuff.
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Any Clue for a place on The NTC3 for a Fuel Filter. I am totally stumped!!!

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i ziptied one to the handle
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NEWS ALERT!

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