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Season 14 Race 1 Melbourne - Setup Thread

Discussion in 'Presto GP' started by Tim McIver, Feb 26, 2015.

  1. Tim McIver

    Tim McIver
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    Lets get started...

    Whilst a setup thread normally deals with Setups, I'm having some trouble setting up the track. Melbourne is running with significantly worse performance than Austria and Interlagos. Most worrying it seems very jerky even with decent FPS. There's a also a less significant issue with the transparency of the track side scenery. Is anyone else getting similar problems?

    I've also made a suggestion in the Austria practice race thread that we adopt 2x tyre wear for the whole season.

    Looking forward to getting the season started (and also to someone posting a half decent Melbourne setup in this setup thread)


    It might as well be me that gets us started. This setup is Seans from Interlagos with a couple of minor changes. I managed a 1:33.348 with it.

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    Last edited: Feb 27, 2015
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  2. David Turnbull

    David Turnbull
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    Here's a hotlap video I made when it was on server last, slower than Tim's but should still help get to know the line's taken?

    only setup I have for melbourne is Dino's so I'll post up something later when I've been back on for some practise.
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  3. Phil Shillitoe

    Phil Shillitoe
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    Is it best to go for a high or medium down-force package? Excuse my ignorance - hopefully by the end of the first season, I'll be up to speed in the basics :O_o:
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  4. David Turnbull

    David Turnbull
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    High downforce package at nearly everywhere except like Spa or Monza I'd think.
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  5. Phil Shillitoe

    Phil Shillitoe
    Premium Member

    Cheers David
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  6. You can solve it by setting it to false in player.JSON ))
    ("Transparency AA":false,)

    I agree. No pit-stop – no fun ;)
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  7. Hey guys just need some help with aus setup.im using the setup that david sent at the start of the austrian gp.that setup felt great and i got a bit of confidence with the car but in aus I can't use a lot of the curbs as it just throws the car around.im not sure if it's the setup/track/me or my wheel settings
    Anyone els found this
  8. Dino Paolini

    Dino Paolini
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    Get used to not using much of curb anywhere. In Melbourne they are quie high on some spots too.
    Since we can get away with such crazy low right hight (and packer) settings we will have a car that is very senistive to beeing thrown around on higher curbs. But I woudn't sacrifice any of the extra grip / underbody downforce for this to be honest, but instead focus on finding the right lines with no excessive curb-riding :)
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  9. Peter Decker

    Peter Decker
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    Hm is it me or does Australia kill tyre wear? We have 2x wear at the the servers now, right?
  10. Sean Greenlaw

    Sean Greenlaw
    PrestoGP Veteran

    Ye Davids change all to x2 now :thumbsup: i'll be on tonight for some practise I think I can manage 60% left after a q lap :)
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  11. The car is not bottoming out.im not using that much curb tbh.
    Thanks for the setup help anyways
  12. Sean Greenlaw

    Sean Greenlaw
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    Had some practise last night, here's video and setup made from Dinos Austria :thumbsup:

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  13. Peter Decker

    Peter Decker
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  14. David O'Reilly

    David O'Reilly
    A bad quali means I can go forwards in the race.

    Yes Spa is Med Down Force.
    You might find that you need to tweak some suspension settings and diff lock to make it work but its fastest.
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