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Old 11-17-2004, 01:24 AM   #18586
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More steering (turn the sweeper at higher speed)
If high speed steering is the only thing you'd like to have more of, you could also experiment with the rear wing position a bit.

Which body are you using?
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Old 11-17-2004, 03:05 AM   #18587
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If high speed steering is the only thing you'd like to have more of, you could also experiment with the rear wing position a bit.
Correct me if I'm wrong Julius but smaller rear wing gives better steering at high speed, right?

What about the additional dampers go in the middle of the rear wing like on the Mazda 6 and the Alfa 2.1 and the ones that go at the side like the older Stratus 1.0 and 2.1? How does it affect handling? When do you use them?
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Old 11-17-2004, 03:19 AM   #18588
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Correct me if I'm wrong Julius but smaller rear wing gives better steering at high speed, right?

What about the additional dampers go in the middle of the rear wing like on the Mazda 6 and the Alfa 2.1 and the ones that go at the side like the older Stratus 1.0 and 2.1? How does it affect handling? When do you use them?
Smaller wing = less grip = more steering and more speed on the straight.

The additional flaps on the wings help straight line stability. They also help keep the rear in line a bit in corners. I personally don't use the fins on the wing but experiment with them to see if you notice a difference.
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Old 11-17-2004, 03:29 AM   #18589
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me i prefer medium wing. ive tried smaller wing my run is inconsistent.
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Old 11-17-2004, 03:51 AM   #18590
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me i prefer medium wing. ive tried smaller wing my run is inconsistent.
It all depends on the combination of car setup body type wing size track layout etc.
Many of us sometimes forget that aerodynamics play a big part in car handling.
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Old 11-17-2004, 03:59 AM   #18591
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It all depends on the combination of car setup body type wing size track layout etc.
Many of us sometimes forget that aerodynamics play a big part in car handling.
Julius, have you experimented with the small holes that you can cut out of some wings? I'm told these are for high-speed also ...
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If high speed steering is the only thing you'd like to have more of, you could also experiment with the rear wing position a bit.

Which body are you using?
Thanks for the help I am using the Alfa 2.1
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Hi im from Aussie here we race on very grippy tracks and i always have a problem of traction rolling with the 710 has any1 got any suggestions plz it would be a big help.
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Old 11-17-2004, 05:48 AM   #18594
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cut your tires to about 51 or 52mm to start, and then lower the chassis to 4mm of ride ht, that will help a lot. other wise stiffer car harder tire.
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Old 11-17-2004, 06:19 AM   #18595
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Hi im from Aussie here we race on very grippy tracks and i always have a problem of traction rolling with the 710 has any1 got any suggestions plz it would be a big help.
That depends on where on the track the car is traction rolling. Into corners, out of corners in the middle etc.

Your setup would help as well
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damn my 2 speed housing just broke into 2 pieces. Is this because its worn out? or I am shifting too hard?
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damn my 2 speed housing just broke into 2 pieces. Is this because its worn out? or I am shifting too hard?

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damn my 2 speed housing just broke into 2 pieces. Is this because its worn out? or I am shifting too hard?
Split into two how? Pictures?

Its probably wear and tear ... confirm by looking at the pieces ...
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damn my 2 speed housing just broke into 2 pieces. Is this because its worn out? or I am shifting too hard?
I don't think the 2 speed housing broke because of shifting too hard. Else, you'll have the fastest engine on the track. Never happened to me. Just the 2 speed housing wears out over usage. Perhaps some debris caught on and somehow ripped the aluminum housing apart? Or the 2 speed screw is too much out that it "catches" on the holes of the 2 speed housing and ripped it. That's the only thing I can think off...

Other than that, the only other thing that comes into my mind is to claim warranty from Uncle Crash.
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cut your tires to about 51 or 52mm to start, and then lower the chassis to 4mm of ride ht, that will help a lot. other wise stiffer car harder tire.
You meant 61 to 62 mm tires... 51 or 52 mm foams and you'll be running on plastic rims.

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