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Old 12-15-2009, 09:18 AM   #1
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hey what you guys think about vrc? does it really improve your on track driving skill?
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Definitely! I highly recomend it. Great for rainy days and for testing setups
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VRC helped me be more consistent on the track with regard to approaching turns, braking and accelerating. Its only a simulator, but the same principles and level of concentration apply. You also get to see what its like to drive on some of the greatest tracks across the world. I recommend it.
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VRC helped me be more consistent on the track with regard to approaching turns, braking and accelerating. Its only a simulator, but the same principles and level of concentration apply. You also get to see what its like to drive on some of the greatest tracks across the world. I recommend it.
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Hmmm... I have tried it several times but I can not get used to it. The driveabillity is far from real.
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I love VRC. It really teaches you throttle control. The car setups are not what I would use in real life; but the setup changes do react in the same manner. A new version is about to hit the streets so you may want to wait.
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Hmmm... I have tried it several times but I can not get used to it. The driveabillity is far from real.
If you get a good enough set-up, it feels as close to the real thing as you can possibly get. I felt the same way as you, until my friend sent me a set up, now I use it on every track. Download a set-up from one of the tracks on the VRC website and use it, if you try to create your own it will definitely cause issues if you are new to it.
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There's a guy on Youtube who posted a comparison of him driving the real thing on the same tracks as in the game. It is about as close as you can get. It is pretty much the real deal. He couldn't believe how accurate and realistic it felt.
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Hi, is it better to use the VRC-3NT USB ADAPTOR or the VRC USB PISTOL-GRIP CONTROLLER with the software.

I am using Futaba 4PK. Thanks.
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If you can get it to work with your Futaba, which you should be able to, it is better to use that.
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If you can get it to work with your Futaba, which you should be able to, it is better to use that.


Agree. I use the VRC Pistal-Grip controller. It is nothing more than fancy looking game controller with 2-axis of controls. The wheel is hard plastic. By using your own transmitter, you get the weight, padded wheel and feel of your own transmitter.

One thing they don't mention with the USB adapters, however, is that you have to keep charging your transmitter.
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