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EU Russell Alexis @ Longford 67 - 28 Aug 2019

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa Racing Club' started by Craig Dunkley, Aug 20, 2019.

Added to Calendar: 28-08-19
  1. Jack Smith

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    Put me done as a maybe..... need to see if I can get everything loaded and running properly.
     
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  2. Kek700

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  3. Craig Dunkley

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    No problem Jack ..hope to see you on the grid :thumbsup:
     
  4. Craig Dunkley

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    Always welcome :thumbsup:
     
  5. Medilloni

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    Hope you don't mind me asking Ernie @Kek700 , thought you might find this interesting:whistling::)

    EDIT. Whoops you did:laugh:
     
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  6. Kek700

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    My first go in LMP1 ( Toyota TS040 ) tonight, the Alexis is going to seem so slow....
    I will sneak the TS040 power plant into the Alexis, so watch out John. :roflmao::roflmao:
     
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  7. pattikins

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    I'd settle for a braking system where I didn't have to give a week's notice :laugh:
     
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  8. Medilloni

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    Haha, I've had about 15 mins trying to learn the track and I'm buggered if I can keep it on the road:laugh:

    Have to say, whilst it's a lot of fun (I think!), it handles nothing like the real thing... or my memory is broke... but Jim Russel told me to say that:p
     
  9. Stereo

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    Well I'm always happy to take feedback from people who know its characteristics. Although a lot of things like brake bias and suspension setup are just personal preference, I took the defaults from a setup sheet of someone who raced one in the 00s, so they probably weren't configured exactly like it in the 60s. And for all I know they were using a rebuilt chassis with different geometry.

    I think maybe I'm also too used to the handling characteristics of a rearward brake bias, I find oversteer easier to compensate for than understeer so I just set it up to brake best in a straight line and don't worry about stable trailbraking.
     
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  10. Medilloni

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    Oops, never thought I'd get caught with my pants down by the developer:redface::laugh: Hope you didn't take offense Nick, none intended and as with all devs I'm grateful for your work. It was in the 70's when I drove one (briefly and badly) so most likely is a memory problem.

    My cheeky comment came from two areas (IF my memory is right:whistling:); imo the brakes were better (braking distances much shorter) and transition to oversteer was much smoother, though as I mentioned, had only tried it for a few laps, and today had a play with setups, which helped a little - I was trying to get the brake 'dive' that (I think!) I remember. I can't imagine how hard it might be for you to get the 'feel' of cars this old, and must confess, sat in the car I had a tear in my eye looking at those wishbones:inlove:
     
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  11. Stereo

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    Nah no offense taken, I know how little real data this is built with, especially in the area of tires - it's so far out of the range of anything else in the game (weighs 1/2 as much, tires significantly smaller) that all the real data basically consists of the tire dimensions and a vertical stiffness at 15psi, everything else is just assumptions aiming not to exceed real life lap times.
     
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  12. Medilloni

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    Tyres might be why I was flummoxed Nick, I'm almost sure we were on road tyres (which FF started with, radials? Firestone? not sure) then I heard years later they introduced a cheap racing tyre, I think? If they did, and this car is based on them, it would explain a lot about the general feel of the car.
     
  13. Kek700

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    Spent about an hour today getting used to the car and circuit, the car is a complete mystery to me, :( feels like walking across an ice ring in leather walking shoes. But the circuits shrubbery I know like the back of my hand, the swamp, the marsh, the bridge, and most of the fields. :unsure: still have no time on the tarmac as yet.:O_o:
     
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  14. Denis Betty

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    Sorry guys, signing out. :(
     
  15. Dennis Manke

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    Need to sign out:( sry @Craig Dunkley i have hardware issues. Need to send my wheel back to fanatec. I cant race maybe 1 week i hope.:(
    Have fun guys :unsure:
     
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  17. Craig Dunkley

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    Sad news, you are a good safe driver, I hope you get your problems sorted out, and hope to see you soon :thumbsup:
     
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  18. Craig Dunkley

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    Welcome aboard Stig :thumbsup:
     
  19. Craig Dunkley

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    I think the default setup is very good :thumbsup:
     
  20. pattikins

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    @Craig Dunkley, I don't know if this the right place or time to ask, but I'm going to ask anyway :whistling: Given the low turnout for both the classic & historic races in the last few weeks, is it possible to have a discussion about bringing back the Mazda mx5 Cup (or something similar) races to a Wednesday night?
     
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