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Old 03-02-2007, 12:36 AM   #4771
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Razzor beats me to it everytime....lol
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Old 03-02-2007, 12:37 AM   #4772
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on our track i am running 2mm front and 3mm rear droop currently with 4mm ride height.
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Old 03-02-2007, 12:41 AM   #4773
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Hey Paul,
Droop: 4mm sounds ok for the rear but a little excessive for the front.
For 62mm tires I would go with 3-4mm droop on rear and 0 on the front.
Unless high bite, smooth track then maybe 2mm.
0 is good to start though.

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Old 03-02-2007, 12:45 AM   #4774
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i would call our track med grip
why no droop on front guys
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Old 03-02-2007, 12:55 AM   #4775
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With very little droop you will get better on power steering.
But if you go too far, you will lose traction.
And on bumpy surfaces too you need more droop.

BTW this setting is measured statically under the uprights.

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With very little droop you will get better on power steering.
But if you go too far, you will lose traction.
And on bumpy surfaces too you need more droop.

BTW this setting is measured statically under the uprights.

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Old 03-02-2007, 01:12 AM   #4777
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Yep. Thats right mate.
There are some who are measuring droop slightly differently...........

Don't forget Paul. Your droop setting is also altered if you change your ride hight setting.
Once your happy with the droop setting you have found................ make sure you take note of your ride hight and tire size at the same time.

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Old 03-02-2007, 01:27 AM   #4778
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I used to run 0 droop up front but car was a bit too pointy and the extra droop helped tame the steering and get a good feel.

The tyre issue has been a bit wierd as the track changes all the time.
After we have rain I can run hard tyre on the rear the track just has wicked grip and if it hasnt rained in a while then we run softer rears.
Our track is always prepped and sugared so we are constanly changing our setups from meet to meet.
We usually if we have time go down to the track on a Saterday to prepp the track and practice.
Lucky for us though there is some very eager club memebers who prepp the track early on Saterday.
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Ive been following the droop/ride height advice that AFM posted a while back and at nationals or a high bite track follow that advice but our club track with it so smooth I just run a lower ride height with std 65mm tyres and trued down 63mm tyres up front..
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Has anybody on this site ran the new kfactory tires? and if so how do they proform or compare as well as some of the tires in the market any feedback is appreicated.
Ivan, i have used them for 1 race meet. there are things different about them thats for sure a few things to note if you are going to use them is , the rims are bigger in size (with out the foam) and this is why they are slightly bigger in size untrued to other brands. then you have a slightly different off set, it reduced my rear track width by 1.5mm from using the 0 offset kawaharas. same for the front as well, but the front is a good thing, i can now run the front track width now at 195mm with out removing material from the arms. this gives a bit more turn in and more responsive steering. so armed with that info, we move on to the foam. the foam as previously stated is Jaco faom. i ran soft shores on front and rear, and the grip was great, tire wear is still ok, but bit quicker wear than serpent jacos and the about the same as the kawaharas. so i do hope this helps you out in your choice of tires.
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If you look at the GRP Tires thread the "K" boys have hijacked the thread and that is what most are giving a go instead of the GRP's and price seems to good also.

Good luck on your purchase!
Howdy arr see car, is that Assee ,
now for a mugen driver, is the G4S thread being hijacked by mugen drivers ?
but at least you have a newish TM setup station for your mugen
see ya sunday man.
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A guys can yall help me with my problem like i said in my other post my car goes strait we its going slow but at soon as i hit the gas my car starts to push to one side,What can the problem be?
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A guys can yall help me with my problem like i said in my other post my car goes strait we its going slow but at soon as i hit the gas my car starts to push to one side,What can the problem be?
a question , do you run the ED trans ?
if so, i had a faulty front axle. the one way bearings were turning inside the housing of the tube. if you have the pins out, try putting them back in to make it a solid axle, then see if it helps the situation.
also if you turn the front wheel one way it should be easy to turn, the other way and it should lock up. turn it harder when its about to lock up, and you may feel it slip , like i did. just something to rule out first.
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Old 03-02-2007, 04:21 AM   #4785
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double check suspension is not damaged or binding and settings like toe camber etc...also that a wheel is not binding .If the std G4S check the front spool that a pin hasnt fallen out of the oneway/spool assembly ,that happened to me ,the oring popped of the groove and the pin fell out.
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