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Old 01-14-2005, 02:52 AM
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I got told that one use thinner oil for rougher tracks. True?

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Old 01-14-2005, 04:11 AM
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Try this setup guide
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Thinner oil and lighter springs will soak up the inperfections of the racing surface...and thicker oil and stiffer springs will allow you to run on top of them.

Remember, thin oil MUST be accompanied by soft springs and thick oil MUST be accompanied by a stiffer spring.
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Because a stiffer spring with light oil will make the car act like a pogo stick or to responsive to the smallest driver inputs. And heavy oil with light springs and the suspension will act very sluggish and not be able to react quick enough.
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Originally posted by Cole Trickle
Try this setup guide
Thanks for the tip! very simple and informative
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Originally posted by Cole Trickle
Try this setup guide
Thanks for the tip! very simple and informative
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