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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #480 on: March 27, 2018, 05:31:27 PM »
 ;D love this stuff- few tips for the m4b car:

1. it works best with a shifter and clutch - you cannot speed shift with an auto clutch it will get stuck in 4th gear-
2. dont be afraid to stiffen the front and soften the rear -alot-
3 the car needs gentle throttle inputs and responds best if you do all gear changes before the corner - the car can become unstable under braking and gear changes will make it worse
4. you can get on the throttle hard when the car is straight - but still dont cut clean and coast into corners , it likes throttle at the apex but just a little at first
here is the wiki and i recommend we run oulton international layout without chicanes - all tracks w/o chicanes are preferred in the 60's machines:

 
The McLaren M4B was a Formula One racing car constructed by Trojan for Bruce McLaren Motor Racing and raced five times by New Zealander Bruce McLaren at the start of 1967.

The M4B was based on the M4A Formula 2 car as a stopgap between the M2B and the M5A. Additional fuel tanks were added either side of the cockpit to allow the car to run a full Grand Prix distance, and the rear end of the car was cut away to accommodate a 2.0 litre BRM type 56-2 V8, an enlarged and updated version of the engine with which Graham Hill had won the World Championship in 1962.

The car made its debut in the 1967 Race of Champions at Brands Hatch, showing promise with fourth and sixth places in the heats before a missed gear by McLaren in the final race put him out with engine failure. In the Spring Trophy at Oulton Park McLaren managed fifth place in both heats and the race, and came fifth again in the International Trophy at Silverstone.

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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #481 on: March 27, 2018, 06:45:05 PM »
Thanks for the tips cookie👏  Love driving this car

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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #482 on: March 28, 2018, 11:19:36 AM »

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« Reply #483 on: March 28, 2018, 02:34:55 PM »
Thanks Gup!! He's alive😄 he's alive..sim racing before work Gup😜👍. Oulton next track👍 that sounds good cookie..I like oulton..that should work great with this car too!🤗

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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #484 on: March 29, 2018, 06:25:36 PM »
There is a 1.01 version of this track fyi...

Hi Gup!  Actually, we were already running v1.01.

Looking forward to racing with you again!   :D


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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #485 on: March 29, 2018, 06:26:03 PM »
;D love this stuff- few tips for the m4b car:

1. it works best with a shifter and clutch - you cannot speed shift with an auto clutch it will get stuck in 4th gear-
2. dont be afraid to stiffen the front and soften the rear -alot-
3 the car needs gentle throttle inputs and responds best if you do all gear changes before the corner - the car can become unstable under braking and gear changes will make it worse
4. you can get on the throttle hard when the car is straight - but still dont cut clean and coast into corners , it likes throttle at the apex but just a little at first
here is the wiki and i recommend we run oulton international layout without chicanes - all tracks w/o chicanes are preferred in the 60's machines:

 
The McLaren M4B was a Formula One racing car constructed by Trojan for Bruce McLaren Motor Racing and raced five times by New Zealander Bruce McLaren at the start of 1967.

The M4B was based on the M4A Formula 2 car as a stopgap between the M2B and the M5A. Additional fuel tanks were added either side of the cockpit to allow the car to run a full Grand Prix distance, and the rear end of the car was cut away to accommodate a 2.0 litre BRM type 56-2 V8, an enlarged and updated version of the engine with which Graham Hill had won the World Championship in 1962.

The car made its debut in the 1967 Race of Champions at Brands Hatch, showing promise with fourth and sixth places in the heats before a missed gear by McLaren in the final race put him out with engine failure. In the Spring Trophy at Oulton Park McLaren managed fifth place in both heats and the race, and came fifth again in the International Trophy at Silverstone.

Oulton Park, no chicane it is!

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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #486 on: April 03, 2018, 01:29:31 AM »
McLaren M4B/1
The racing history of McLaren M4B/1 is shown below including any races in non-Formula 1 events. This contains all significant races at which this car appeared.
Race of Champions
Brands Hatch - 12 Mar 1967
Spring Trophy
Oulton Park - 15 Apr 1967
International Trophy
Silverstone - 29 Apr 1967
Monaco Grand Prix
Monte Carlo - 7 May 1967
Dutch Grand Prix
Zandvoort - 4 Jun 1967

Well ..we have done mugello ..which was not historically on the list ..but oh well ..it was a great track ..wed is oulton Park ...so next track
Brands, sivlerstone or Monaco ?? I'd like to leave Zandervort for last just in case Studio 397 release the updated Zandervort that they say is just about done ..hoping it is released with next upcoming update ..which should be soon ...we hope  :o

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