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09 Jun 2011
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VERY small tip for the seasonals!

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Just a small nugget for people who aren't experts (like me), I have been struggling to get any better than 5th on the new elise seasonal, I had the power set to the limit and weight set to as light as you can, all engine internals lightened and a strut brace, to help with the handling etc. Then I remembered that in GTAutos you can buy wings and aero packs to help further with the handling through the bends and I came second on my next and only try since. I finished .48 seconds behind 1st, so will do it eventually I'm sure! I know a lot of you out there will already know this, but I'm sure there are those that don't!!!! happy trying
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Re: VERY small tip for the seasonals!

Nice tip - sometimes the obvious stuff is what we all miss Smiley Happy

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Re: VERY small tip for the seasonals!

Ok here's my tip;

I over tuned my engine so I get a higher rev limit and the engine revs much faster and more efficient Then just lower to power down to suit so now I can stay in gears longer or don't have to use to high of a gear on the uphill struggles Smiley Wink

In fact I tuned each car to nearly maximum and lightened them then just go to settings and adjust back down to the requirements. You have all the benefits of a tuned car even tho your not over the power limit Smiley Wink

I've settle for all silvers, I haven't the time or the patience to try for the golds.
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Re: VERY small tip for the seasonals!

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lfcrule1972 wrote:
Nice tip - sometimes the obvious stuff is what we all miss Smiley Happy
Cheers, if it helps then its good. Another good tip there Ytevo, I'll give that a go for the others Smiley Wink
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Re: VERY small tip for the seasonals!

It helps in the Fiat 500 and if you set the top speed higher you can slipstream and over take them easier.
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Re: VERY small tip for the seasonals!

Just managed to get 1st in the Fiat 500 race, by 2.2 seconds!!!
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Re: VERY small tip for the seasonals!

Just another tip that i hope helps some people out.

 

The elise loves to oversteer under braking, What helped me stop that was to increase the front brake bias to 6 and decrease the rear brake bias to 4. It improved the braking stability greatly.

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Re: VERY small tip for the seasonals!

cheers for all the tips guys. managed to get up to 3rd in the elise event. 2nd in the other two, think that's about my limit now. may give it a few more goes.

time to grind some wonga on some easier seasonals while the money is high!
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Re: VERY small tip for the seasonals!

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Apparently, one thing that helps the Lotus immensely is to stiffen the chassis.

 

I have yet to put this to a test, though.

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