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#16 Kanzo


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Posted Jan 12 2005 - 03:06 PM

Tom, how do you set the clutches? (I´ve no idea about that either... :( )

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Posted Jan 12 2005 - 03:23 PM

I just always use 1.  And thanks for the reposting in metric :) :thumbup:

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Posted Jan 12 2005 - 04:57 PM

Kanzo, on Jan 12 2005, 09:06 PM, said:

Tom, how do you set the clutches? (I´ve no idea about that either... :( )


Jonathan Davis explains it very well here

The main point is that adding clutches effects both sides of the diff, so you will get a tighter lock between the rear wheels accelerating and braking. So you might be able to get a slightly better exit, but the car won't turn in as well.

Andreas Wilke's Fast Mexico setups are worth a try to see the effect on track. Most of his setups use 60/60/1, but at Mexico he uses 60/60/2 or 3. Drive the track with his clutches, then just with one. You should notice the benefit of the extra clutches coming out of a couple of turns, but also that some corner entries become harder.

I mostly use one clutch, apart from the BRM and Honda which I tend to drive with silly diffs just for a bit of fun :) .

Edited by Balue, Jan 12 2005 - 04:59 PM.

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