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Alberto Ibañez
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#94 for me, Richard and I will be contesting for the shittiest car award :yaa:

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You could have picked the Vollstedt. :D

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Sky Willis
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was considering driving, but i think a whole race distance might be a bit much mostly 1 handed Laughing
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Alberto Ibañez
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Well you only have to turn to one side so ... Laughing

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Alberto Ibañez
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Juha Bos wrote:
You could have picked the Vollstedt. :D

The Finley is even worse, it's actually the worts car in the mod or at least in the race. :banane: :doh:

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Ludovic Tiengou
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Alberto Ibañez wrote:
#94 for me, Richard and I will be contesting for the shittiest car award :yaa:

Don't.
You've already lost that contest to the #23 lol!

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Juha Bos
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The Chevy may finally have some worthy competition for last place on the grid. lol!

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The only 200 MPH burger in the country will be there. lol!

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Alberto Ibañez
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Ludovic Tiengou wrote:
Alberto Ibañez wrote:
#94 for me, Richard and I will be contesting for the shittiest car award :yaa:

Don't.
You've already lost that contest to the #23 lol!

For once you will not complaint about that, as now you can be quicker than us both Smile

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Jason Fitch
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Juha Bos wrote:
The only 200 MPH burger in the country will be there. lol!

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I WANT!!

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Ludovic Tiengou
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Alberto Ibañez wrote:


For once you will not complaint about that, as now you can be quicker than us both Smile


Actually I'm one second and half slower than you with the Finley (27.528 as PB). The car is just undriveable most of time switching from over steering in exit to under steering in entry as soon as I touched something on the set. Had I still hairs I'll be pulling them one by one every time I'm driving geek
Try once to use the qualy boost...I wasn't able in five attemps to do any time at all. The car, with maximum boost, is just way too touchy to exit the last corner proprely.
Think it's something in my wheel. I've lost my old parameters when I've to put a new partition of rFactor at work for Ontario. Now it seems to be much more touchy than before.

So I'm still, and by far, the best contendant to the the shitty driver award both for the event and for the season lol!


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Ludovic Tiengou
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Just got a 4th dimension adventure here affraid

Offline I was struggling with my Chevy very twisty on every corner. PB: 27.4
Got a try with same car same set online....26.3 affraid . One second faster Shocked And not just that but a hugely more stable car.
Don't quite understand where I've got such difference :hum:

Shit I'm out for the shittiest car award lol! (well till the race at least :D )

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Richard Coxon
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You are probably using the wrong chassis upgrade while racing offline.

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Alberto Ibañez
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Can't be that, the correct upgrade is enforced by the track.

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Ludovic Tiengou
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PostSubject: Re: Round 16 - Phoenix (Dec 18th)   Round 16 - Phoenix (Dec 18th) - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMon 12 Dec 2016 - 19:53

I was using the short track chassis offline.

But it's not the first time I noticed difference between my times on the server and the one offline (and not just in USAC).
I need now to find time to tune a bit my set as I've also noticed the tyres are wearing a bit faster online.

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Raul Jereb
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I plan to be here!!!
:conduit:

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Alberto Ibañez
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David Sabre just managed to beat the real life pole (25.23 seconds) :top:

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Alberto Ibañez wrote:
David Sabre just managed to beat the real life pole (25.23 seconds) :top:
Patrick Racing have been testing. Cool
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:conduit:

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Lee Simpson
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:conduit:
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Alberto Ibañez wrote:
Juha Bos wrote:
You could have picked the Vollstedt. :D

The Finley is even worse, it's actually the worts car in the mod or at least in the race. :banane: :doh:

Risky to argue with Alberto but my money is on the Mongoose (my early ride) as being the worst car available.
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Bob Wilson
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Risky to argue with Alberto but my money is on the Mongoose (my early ride) as being the worst car available.[/quote]

Having actually worked on the Mongoose at Milwaukee in 1974 & 75 I agree with Lee. Wink

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No hate for the Atlanta then?  :smil20:

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Alberto Ibañez
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PostSubject: Re: Round 16 - Phoenix (Dec 18th)   Round 16 - Phoenix (Dec 18th) - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue 13 Dec 2016 - 9:11

It's certainly a tough one lol! 

During the first part of the season, the Mongoose is the slowest car but the chassis is not bad - it just lacks downforce and power. On the second half, after the rule changes, the Foyt is more competitive and there is less downforce in all cars, so the shortcomings in the shitties Offy powered cars become more evident.

Between Atlanta and Finley, the Atlanta has a better chassis. It was a top car some years before, whereas the Finley was hastily built (Better: Frankestanized) in the backyard garden of someone (Literally. Not even shade tree mechanics, but a garden Shocked )

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Scott Urick
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David Sabre wrote:
Alberto Ibañez wrote:
David Sabre just managed to beat the real life pole (25.23 seconds) :top:
Patrick Racing have been testing. Cool

Oh, come now. You actually mean getting a setup from Bob Wilson.

Nobody tests in this series! lol!
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